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Can I make a password required to shut down?

This question is pretty self explanatory, can I require a password to shut my computer down? I have several important processes running at most times and people will sometimes shut it down.

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Put a note on it that says, "DO NOT TOUCH OR SHUT DOWN".

You can also use the Security and Privacy setting in System preferences to require entering a password after different amounts of time left unattended. This will stop them from shutting down by command but won't stop them from pressing the off button.

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I took a big piece of paper and typed in 100 font "Keep hands OFF!" So far so good!

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I'm sure some code head could make some software to do that. I've not made the effort to get in the OS services to make such a service as I think I have a better way which I use.

What I have for compiling of code or running reports is a Mac Mini under my desk which I share the HD with to write my code and then I run Apple's Remote to remotely control it, I have it do all the long processing chores. No display or keyboard or mouse on it and is plugged in to a UPS as well.

This leaves my desktop system free for other things and no one can mess it up (including me).

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