What is DeployStudio? DeployStudio is a robust tool used to deploy Macs which has had particular success in education as although it is not as agile as some other tools, it allows for easy replication of a core Apple image build and easy naming conventions. DeployStudio relies on booting the target Mac up..
A client recently asked us set a few default Google Chrome settings for new Mac users. After a bit of testing, we found that it is actually pretty easy managing Google Chrome on macOS with a config profile. In this blog I’ll share where to get the list of available settings, and how to use..
Update, 2018.03.30: Added link to YouTube Video Hi All, I had the pleasure of delivering my first speaker session at MacAD UK 2018 today (all being well, this post should go up just as I start). Thanks for those that watched, attended and (hopefully) got some ideas! “Shields up, Captain?” The challenges of bringing modern..
Hi all. I recently had the pleasure of deploying Autodesk Maya 2018 with Jamf Pro for a college in London. We were only there for the day and it was a bit of a late request, so I took it away as a task to work on. As a UK Jamf Support company providing Jamf..
Hi there. I hope you’ve had a good holiday and New Year’s celebration! For this blog, I thought I’d do something a little different, and go over 10 Security tips for the average user. For many technical people, the festive season is the perfect time for family and friends to quiz them on technology related..
What’s the issue? Adobe posted a notice a few days ago that version 126.96.36.199 and earlier of their Flash player product has a critical security vulnerability. The vulnerability can be exploited by getting a user to open a document, web page or email containing a specially crafted Flash file. This can be masked as a..
Hi all, and welcome to another “I wrote something handy and thought I should share” blog. In this post I’ll go over two scripts I’ve written to check for and install all available updates to the XProtect and MRT security tools, included in macOS. Some Background In the MacAdmins ‘JamfNation’ Slack Channel, someone asked about..
We have all been there where your Mac starts to run a bit slower than usual. It often happens right when your workload is at maximum or you have a deadline looming. Of course when it does happen, it makes you want to just throw the computer out the window. There are a few simple..
It’s hard to get away from the fact that Apple are pushing people away from traditional macOS imaging. A lot of deployment workflows rely on creating an image file and cloning it to a target computers hard drive. The image file can contain an operating system, applications and settings, in a consistent, deployable file. ..
Hi there, it’s the same faces, but in a new location! Welcome to moof IT, the new home of my colleagues and I. I’ll be continuing to submit blogs on anything and everything that I feel will help out other Apple Admins as I’ve done previously. Right, enough waffle, lets get to it. In this..