The other day, I tried to ssh into a client and to my surprise, I couldn’t. Now if you are the guy in charge of managing macs and you can’t get into a mac that you clearly should be able to, you start asking yourself some questions. Continue reading
Part of client management is often protecting your users from exposure caused by themselves. As such, I went on a journey (more like a tour) to identify what I could do and as I walked, it occurred to me that I needed to ensure the screensaver settings I had set in place were always in place. Continue reading
So Lachlan posted a script to leverage Filevault 2 in Casper. I too agree, while Casper can do encryption and captures the key, the way it goes about it for end users is just not the most desirable.
I have tested the script and I really liked it, simple and to the point so I decided to contribute a simple step by step tutorial to it.
In my line of work, I always look for ways to make the lives of my users as simple as possible when it comes to the use of the technology I provide them with.
As such, one of my project was to roll out printers via Self Service in Casper but the caveat was that after adding the printer, it enabled the printer for sharing by default.
This week, I am looking into Munki, and all the benefits it brings to the management of OS X Clients machines.
Recently, I was asked about a way to restrict the use of some applications on end User machines.
Often, one of the reasons you would need to this involve blocking Torrent software or specific software, which goes against your policy.