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Utilities folder - Can't add a tag, even in root account

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Even in the 'root' account I don't have the privilege to add a tag to the directory.

So, before going through all the documentation, I thought I ask you guys a few questions.

Is 'root' in the 'wheel' group. Would adding 'root' to the 'wheel' group make any difference?

If not, how can I get sufficient privilege to get access to UTILITIES settings.

PS Disclaimer - I do know that the UTILITIES folder has to be super secure and I take all responsiblity for any cockups.
 

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Logging on to your machine using the Root account should give you access to just about everything. You may also have to turn SIP off.

However, I would be less than candid if I didn't remind you to make a cloned backup of your machine before messing around with the Root account and SIP. In other words... backup first! :wink
 
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Thanks, completely forgotten about SIP since finally having to move away from Snow Leopard as main installation.
 
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