Overview: Managed Mac (Orchard)
Orchard provides a suite of management services for Apple devices running macOS and iOS
Orchard is part of the Managed Desktops & Devices Service and provides a suite of management services for Apple devices running macOS and iOS. For macOS Orchard provides configuration of workstation authentication, printer configuration, laptop encryption, access to a range of applications software, operating system and software updates and more. Services Orchard can provide for iOS include automatic configuration with email/calendar/VPN settings etc., and restrictions or volume application/eBook distribution.
Managing Application with the Orchard software
Applications available in the Orchard Software Centre
Backing up your Mac
Laptop encryption using Filevault
Administrator accounts on your Mac
Overview of Orchard
Supported operating system versions
System requirement and prerequisites
University of Oxford Apple Developer Programs
Orchard Help and Advice
Orchard users based in one of the following departments should contact their departmental IT Support staff.
- Blavatnik School of Government
- Computer Science
- Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
- Jenner Institute
All other Orchard users should contact the Service Desk in IT Services.
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