The application/gconf/multi-user-desktop SMF service is created when you install the group/feature/multi-user-desktop IPS package. When this SMF service is enabled, the optimal values for the GConf keys (desktop preferences) are installed in the following paths:
When the SMF service is disabled, the optimal values (overridden values) for the desktop preferences are uninstalled from the previously mentioned paths and the values of the desktop preferences are reset to the default values.
A pointer to the /etc/gconf/gconf.xml.multi.user.desktop.defaults path is present in the /etc/gconf/2/local-multi-user-desktop-defaults.path file.
A pointer to the /etc/gconf/gconf.xml.multi.user.desktop.mandatory path is present in the /etc/gconf/2/local-multi-user-desktop-mandatory.path file.