This is a summary of the Apple T2 chip shipping in lots of the new Mac models. It affects the boot process, disk encryption, TouchID and other areas, and is the main reason “imaging is dead”, so is an important topic. There are some great write-ups on the T2 chip, like here: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/02/imac-pro-review-not-a-consumer-machine-but-not-quite-perfect-for-pros-either/3/ and of..
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..
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. ..