unlocking user’s screen saver as admin

https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/258055/10-12-sierra-unlock-screensaver-by-admin-via-security-authorizationdb   I admin a bunch of Macs, and depend on unlocking user's screen saver as admin. I've always done this editing /etc/pam.d/screensaver This no longer works. I need to do it via security authorizationdb. I can do it with this command: security authorizationdb write system.login.screensaver "authenticate-session-owner-or-admin" https://discussions.apple.com/thread/7086700?start=0&tstart=0

Add a User to Sudoers in Mac OS X

I am having success with what I found at this URL: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/76088/how-do-i-give-a-user-sudo-permissions To Quote apple.stackexchange.com Rather than give geoff sudo privileges, consider adding the account to the admin group so that it inherits the admin group sudoer privileges. This would be the more correct way to do things. To add geoff to the admin group … Continue reading Add a User to Sudoers in Mac OS X