TCM Actions

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Lock Screen

TCM keeps the focus where it is needed. With a single command, send all the selected Macs to the Screen Saver.

Open App

Makes sure everyone is on the same page by instantly launching an application.

Open Web Page

Forget short links and hard URLs. With a single press, all the Macs open the same web page instantly.


Reboot all the selected Macs instantly.

Reboot To Disk

TCM can reboot to the first available Windows partition or any other partition specified.

Screen Shot

Easily see how the Macs are being used. A screen shot is taken and instantly shown in the web browser.

Show Message

Send an urgent message that appears in large type that can’t be ignored. Great for instructions or urgent messages.

Send Unix Command

Execute a unix command just as you would if you were logged into the machine.

Sample Unix Commands

  • List All Network Services

    networksetup -listallnetworkservices
  • Set Manual IP

    networksetup -setmanual networkservice ip subnet router
  • Set DHCP IP

    networksetup -setdhcp networkservice
  • Set BOOTP

    networksetup -setbootp networkservice
  • Set Manual IP with DHCP

    networksetup -setmanualwithdhcprouter networkservice ip
  • Set DNS Servers

    networksetup -setdnsservers networkservice dns1
  • Set Search Domains

    networksetup -setsearchdomains networkservice domain1
  • Set Web Proxy

    networksetup -setwebproxy networkservice domain portnumber
  • Allow Power Button to Sleep

    systemsetup -setallowpowerbuttontosleepcomputer on
  • Bonjour Name

    systemsetup -setlocalsubnetname name
  • Current Date

    systemsetup -setdate mm:dd:yy
  • Current Time

    systemsetup -settime hh:mm:ss
  • Time Zone

    systemsetup -setusingnetworktime on
  • Network Time

    systemsetup -setusingnetworktime on
  • Network Time Server

    systemsetup -setnetworktimeserver
  • Remote Apple Events

    systemsetup -setremoteappleevents on
  • Remote Login (SSH)

    systemsetup -f -setremotelogin on
  • Restart After Freeze

    systemsetup -setrestartfreeze on
  • Restart After Power Failure

    systemsetup -setrestartpowerfailure on
  • System Sleep Time

    systemsetup -setsleep minutes
  • Display Sleep Time

    systemsetup -setdisplaysleep minutes
  • Hard Disk Sleep Time

    systemsetup -setharddisksleep minutes
  • Wake On Network Access

    systemsetup -setwakeonnetworkaccess on
  • Quit Application

    killall "Application Name"
  • Volume On

    osascript -e 'set volume 100'
  • Volume Off

    osascript -e 'set volume 0'
  • List Software Updates

    softwareupdate -l
  • Download Required Software Updates

    softwareupdate -d
  • Repair Disk Permissions

    diskutil repairPermissions /
  • Install Required Software Updates

    softwareupdate -i -r
  • Computer Uptime

  • Free Swap Space

    du -h /var/vm
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