Recommended Settings Unattended Launchpads

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Mac
  • Enable Content Caching preferences: System Preferences> Sharing> Content Caching
  • Enable user auto login on Mac: System Preferences> User & Groups> Login Options> Automatic login> Select User
  • Set Mac to never go to sleep: System Preferences> Energy Saver> Set Mac to never go to sleep
  • Disable Mac Automatic Updates: System Preferences> App Store> Uncheck “Install macOS updates”
  • Set Mac to automatically connect to specific network. System Preferences> Network> Advanced> Select Auto-join, preferred network should be on top of list.
  • Enable remote access or install similar software solution for remote management
  • Install Launchpad in Applications folder.
  • Add GroundControl Launchpad application to Login Items so it launches automatically: System Preferences> User & Groups> Select User> Login Items> Click + > Add GroundControl Launchpad
  • Enable Launchpad Monitoring: /docs/5568