Catalina - Disable Content Caching Service

Information

Content caching _MUST_ be disabled.

Content caching is a macOS service that helps reduce Internet data usage and speed up software installation on Mac computers. It is not recommended for devices furnished to employees to act as a caching server.

Solution

This is implemented by a Configuration Profile.

mobileconfig profile info:

com.apple.applicationaccess:
allowContentCaching:
False

See Also

https://github.com/usnistgov/macos_security

Item Details

Category: CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

References: 800-53|CM-7, 800-53|CM-7(1), CCE|CCE-84828-3

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: 3a9685368c51ecb2a98e7be0b4b4f05ccc7fd7ec9babff45803175633eff2ac4