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DEEP FREEZE MAC AND HIGH SIERRA SUPPORT   APFS Support:   With the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13 it is expected that many systems running this operating system will see a transition from HFS+ to APFS as the default file system. At this time Faron...
With the introduction of OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) Apple is enabling CoreStorage on a number of laptops that had previously not shipped with this functionality enabled. As long as the Laptop does not have a Fusion Drive installed, it should be possible to rem...
If you upgrade from older OS to Mavericks, with Deep Freeze 5.8 already installed, Deep Freeze Mac will not lock users out of the computer during a scheduled maintenance even when the option is enabled. Solution: Re-installing Deep Freeze Mac 5.8 on Mav...
When you have Deep Freeze Mac 5.8 installed on Snow Leopard, and you upgrade directly to Mavericks, you will see warning about kernel extension is not from an identified developer. The DFXRetroDriver.kext is the Deep Freeze driver specifically for Snow ...
This document details changes made to the Deep Freeze Mac install package designed to address changes in Apple Remote Desktop 3.7 Apple with the release of ARD 3.7 has changed the software to run within a sandbox in the operating system. This is somethi...
Overview Recently Apple has been shipping computers with Core Storage enabled on them, this results in an error being shown when the users attempt to install Deep Freeze Mac on the workstation. Core Storage is shipping enabled by default on many new Mac...
SUMMARY In some cases workstations running Deep Freeze may lose connection to the domain and be unable to logon until re-joined to the domain.  This issue was resolved with the release of Deep Freeze 5.91 and the information below will be appplicable t...
Deep Freeze Mac 5.7 adds the ability to run script during a scheduled maintenance.This new feature requires us to update the schedule data, and to maintain compatibility with previous versions, the update is performed when you upgrade from previous versio...
When attempting to install software to a ThawSpace on OSX you may see an error that the installer cannot install to the ThawSpace because the volume is disabled. This is due to a restriction in the installer application that prevents it from installing so...
Apple introduced the concept of CoreStorage volumes in OS X 10.7 (Lion), and currently most hardware shipped by Apple will ship configured with a Core Storage volume enabled. Deep Freeze Mac currently does not support CoreStorage nor Fusion Drive. If you...
SYMPTOMS On Apple workstations running Microsoft Windows through Boot Camp the Storage Space / ThawSpaces may not mount on the system in a timely manner. PROBLEM During an update to the Boot Camp drivers Apple included some changes to allow workstatio...
Problem: After installing Deep Freeze Mac on a OSX system protected by FileVault the computer will no longer boot. The same behaviour can occur if FileVault is enabled after installing Deep Freeze. This occurs due to changes in how File Vault works in OS...
OVERVIEW In Deep Freeze Mac, it is possible to enable the "Restart instead of Log Out" switch which will allow the Mac to automatically restart when you log out of your account when Deep Freeze is enabled. However, if the log out delay takes an extended ...
At this time Faronics Anti-Virus does not support systems running Mac OS X, but support for this platform is being investigated and may be implemented in a future version.