A Superprefs Fileset will allow you to configure your FileWave Clients in mass. You need to create the Fileset and deploy it to your clients. In this recipe, we will take the Boosters configuration as an example.
Superprefs work the same way on both macOS and Windows.
FileWave Superprefs Editor
The process requires two main steps:
You will get prompted to select a file, click "Cancel"
The reason it prompts to open a file is so you can edit existing superprefs plist files.
Hitting cancel means you are making a new one.
When saving the Superprefs file – macOS or Windows – leave the file name as the default "fwcld.newprefs.plist"
That file name is required for the settings to take effect
Uncheck "Hide Unused Folders" and browse to /usr/local/etc (see screenshot)
Note: This plist you created can be placed anywhere and will still deploy properly. Good locations could be:
Make sure you test your Fileset on a single computer first before deploy it out in mass.
|Use the Client Monitor to verify settings have been applied properly|