macOS Updates

  • AutoUpdate → Install app updates
  • AutoUpdateRestartRequired → Install OS X updates


As of 2017.07.27, deploying settings via profile is unpredictable. Forcing the settings to “false” appears to work, but forcing the settings to “true” does not. For maximum reliablity, use a script.

With Casper Suite

  1. Create a script from “Computer Management > Scripts”
  2. Create a Policy “Once per Computer” to execute this script
  3. Create a Policy “Once per Week” with Software Updates > Install Software Updates from “Each computer’s default software update server”. Don’t forget to set restart options.