Disable Apple Software Updates
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1Disable Apple Software Updates6/28/2013 11:43:44 AM
2Disable Apple Software Updates2/6/2015 1:15:17 PM

Description

Disables OS X from running Apple Software Updates. Relevance will catch machines with Software Updates On.

Property Details

ID3975
StatusProduction - Fully Tested and Ready for Production
TitleDisable Apple Software Updates
DomainBESC
Download Size0
SourceInternal
Source IDrzm102
Source Release Date6/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
KeywordsApple Software Update
Is TaskTrue
Added by on 2/6/2015 1:15:17 PM
Last Modified by on 2/6/2015 1:15:17 PM
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Relevance

Used in 5 fixlets and 1 analsis   * Results in a true/false
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system version >= "10.9"
Used in 1 fixlet   * Results in a true/false
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if (exists file "/Library/Preferences/com.apple.SoftwareUpdate.plist" AND boolean "AutomaticCheckEnabled" of dictionaries of file "/Library/Preferences/com.apple.SoftwareUpdate.plist") then "Enabled" else "Disabled"

Actions

Action 1 (default)

Action Link Click here to deploy this action.
Script Type application/x-sh
#!/bin/sh
sudo softwareupdate --schedule off
Success Criteria

This action will be considered successful when the applicability relevance evaluates to false.

Action 2

Action Link Click here to review this task in the bigfix.me Content Database.
Script Type URL
http://bigfix.me/cdb/fixlet/2497
    

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chriss -
Just pushed this update to my test mac. Now to wait and see if it works