Synchronize color settings across multiple workstations

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For a design firm managing multiple workstations with the Creative Cloud Suite, it is essential that all users operate with identical color settings.  Unfortunately, based on research and conversations with Adobe technical support, there is no way to synchronize color settings across workstations or even user profiles within the same workstation.  Considering that it is possible to push out a file to share workspace layouts and other arguably less essential configurations, it strikes me that this is a significant oversight.  Would it be possible to save color configurations in a file that could be deployed or even within a registry key?

Historically, color settings could be managed by pushing out the following preconfigured file, but this seems to no longer work:

C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Color\ACEConfigCache2.lst

It is still the location that seems to receive color setting information from both Bridge and individual programs.  Copying the file to a new user profile does seem to affect Bridge, Photoshop, and Illustrator, but InDesign apparently is not adjusted properly.
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David Fabian

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I may not be fully understanding the problem, but given that no 2 monitors are exactly alike, why would you want them to have the same settings.  While the first one would appear correct, there will be subtle variances in the color at each subsequent workstation.
It seems to me that a different device would be needed to calibrate each PC to a single color standard.  
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Thanks for the response, David.  You're absolutely correct that I wouldn't want to push monitor calibrations from one workstation to another.  That is something we do on a workstation by workstation (and actually monitor by monitor) basis.

I'm referring to the Adobe Suite color settings in which you specify color spaces.  The default is "North America General Purpose 2" which uses sRGB and does not notify the user when a file opens with a different profile.  Our standard is "North America Prepress 2" which utilizes Adobe RGB 1998 and warns users of profile conflicts.  A user can synchronize settings across all Adobe applications by modifying color settings from within Adobe Bridge, but there is no way to take this setting and push it to all other workstations within an organization.