Automox Worklet: Uninstalling Applications on macOS

IT administrators often find themselves having to uninstall certain software from the macOS devices that they manage. This can be a very daunting, time-consuming task, especially if you are managing thousands of devices that span across several different subnets in different geographic regions. Also, if zero-day vulnerabilities are found to be exploited through one of these applications, the speed at which they are uninstalled could mean the difference between you being exploited by an attacker or not.

With Automox Worklets™, we make this task effortless. Remediation within seconds, even across thousands of devices in different locations, is possible from the cloud. Plus, this will provide a single point of visibility for the admin. The worklet example below is designed to evaluate whether an application you specify exists on your macOS devices and, if so, uninstall that application.

Automox Worklet: Uninstalling Applications on macOS

To deploy this endpoint hardening worklet, view the original posting on the Automox Alive community.

Tips for Creating an Automox Worklet

Before deploying an Automox Worklet to the production environment, we suggest testing this on a few devices to confirm its accuracy. If you have any questions, please contact our support team for technical assistance at support@automox.com.

For step-by-step instructions on creating the Worklet, see our user documentation: Create a Worklet.


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