Create a Mac iCloud Access Policy

This policy manages user access to iCloud features. Apple’s iCloud service lets users securely store photos, files, notes, passwords, and other data in the cloud. This policy is supported on all macOS versions that JumpCloud supports.

To create an iCloud Access Policy for Mac:

  1. Log in to the JumpCloud Admin Portal:
  2. Go to DEVICE MANAGEMENT > Policy Management.
  3. In the All tab, click (+).
  4. On the New Policy panel, select the Mac tab.
  5. Select the iCloud Access policy from the list, then click configure.
  6. (Optional) In the Policy Name field, enter a new name for the policy or keep the default. Policy names must be unique.
  7. (Optional) In the Policy Notes field, enter details like when you created the policy, where you tested it, and where you deployed it.
  8. Under Settings, select Allow Cloud Bookmarks to enable users to sync their iCloud Bookmarks.  
  9. Select Allow Cloud Mail to enable user access to macOS iCloud Mail services.
  10. Select Allow Cloud Calendar to enable user access to iCloud Calendar services and the Calendar app.
  11. Select Allow Cloud Reminders to enable user access to iCloud Reminder services.
  12. Select Allow Cloud Address Book to enable user access to iCloud Address Book services.
  13. Select Allow Cloud Notes to enable user access to iCloud Notes services.
  14. Select Allow Cloud Document Sync to enable document and key-value syncing to iCloud. 
  15. Select Allow Cloud Keychain Sync to enable user access to iCloud keychain synchronization.
  16. Select Allow Cloud Photo Library to enable user access to the iCloud Photo Library. Any photos not downloaded to the device from the iCloud Photo Library will be removed from local storage.
  17. Select Allow Cloud Desktop And Documents to enable  user access to iCloud shared desktops and documents.
  1. (Optional) Select the Device Groups tab. Select one or more device groups where you’ll apply this policy. For device groups with multiple OS member types, the policy is applied only to the supported OS.
  2. (Optional) Select the Devices tab. Select one or more devices where you’ll apply this policy.
  3. Click save.
  4. For changes to take effect, log out and then log back in to the JumpCloud Admin Portal.
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