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  • Account management encompasses fine-tuning the user experience by managing preferences and settings for users, groups, devices, and device groups.
  • Profile Manager is the new management tool in Lion Server. It provides profile-based management of users, groups, devices, and device groups—from anywhere on your network or even across the Internet.
  • A device group is a list of devices that have the same preference settings and are available to the same users and groups. You can create and modify device groups in Profile Manager web app.
  • Preferences can be set for many built-in OS X options for users, workgroups, devices, or device groups. Other preferences can be managed if provided in a .plist format and applied via the Custom Settings profile payload.
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