Configure mobile account options
User Configuration > Policies > Centrify Settings > Mac OS X Settings > Mobility Settings > macOS 10.12 or above > Configure mobile account options
Specify options for mobile accounts, including FileVault settings and home folder location.
Note: These options only apply to a new user being created at login and do not affect existing mobile users.
Select Encrypt contents with FileVault to encrypt the contents of the home directory.
Note: With macOS 10.13 and later Apple no longer supports FileVault settings on just the mobile account home directory. Please use the FileVault 2 settings in Computer Configuration > Centrify Settings > Mac OS X Settings > Security and Privacy > FileVault 2.
Select one of the password options:
- Select Use computer master password if available
The mobile account uses FileVault regardless of whether a master password has been set. However, if a user forgets their password, an administrator will be unable to unlock the account.
Select Require computer master password If a master password has not been set, the user will be unable to create a mobile account.
To prevent the user's local home folder from using more space than is available in the user's network home folder, select Restrict size and enter a fixed size for the home folder.
Select a location for the home folder or allow users to choose, by using the pull-down menu in Home folder location. To choose a location, select one of the following:
- on startup volume — The local home folder is created in
/Users/usernameon the startup volume.
- at path specified below — Specify a different volume or folder in the Path field, using the format:
/Volumes/driveName/Folder— for example:
If you do not specify a volume, the folder is created on the startup volume.
To allow users to choose a location, select one of the following.
- user chooses any volume | internal volume | external volume— When users with mobile accounts log in and a mobile account is being created, a window appears for choosing the location of the home folder.