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How do I disable/enable "silent auto-update" on a Mac?


I see in the recent release notes that starting with the 11/28/2021 release


"* Silent auto-update now enabled by default
By default, the EnableSilentAutoUpdate MSI/GPO/PLIST option will now be enabled, which updates the desktop client without the install wizard appearing."


This would imply to me that I might have the option to disable this. But I cannot find any information on how to do so.




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This really only applies to installations managed by an IT department and shouldn't affect standard installations. You can find out more about managed installs here:

I looked at the linked article and it has a lot of detailed information, but with one glaring omission: It says "you need to create a .plist file" but nowhere does it say what the file should be named or where it should be located.