Apple is deprecating AFP in favor of SMB2, which will have great impacts to enterprise environments, especially those which are a mix of Mac and Windows.
Apple has posted a document highlighting the core technologies of OS X Mavericks, which includes some changes from Mountain Lion. Among the new features is a change to the default file sharing protocol from AFP to SMB2. OS X has long supported SMB, but AFP has remained the default. AFP [...]Read more›
Here are some notes from my recent sessions at PSU MacAdmins: More Munki Tricks Slides Examples Practical Python for Mac Admins Slides Bonus Material It was a fantastic year at PSU MacAdmins and I look forward to next year.Read more›
These are some resources from my Security session at PSU MacAdmins 2013: Slides - PSU MacAdmins 2013 Security Web resources: Managing OS X – Payload Free Package template Matt’s Mac Blog - Making use of the /etc/authorization file in Lion / 10.7.x Scripts: View the code on Gist. View the code on [...]Read more›
Working with Open Directory can be a great experience…until it isn’t. When your database goes up in flames (or perhaps if), it can be frustrating and maddening. Charles Edge has an article posted on what to do when your OD database decides to spontaneously corrupt itself.Read more›
Has anyone else seen this issue? It has only been reproduced on Thunderbolt-equipped Macs while attached to Cinema Displays (Either Mini-Display Port or Thunderbolt). If you are able to test this on both Thunderbolt and Non-Thunderbolt Macs as well as Cinema and Third party displays, please leave the results of [...]Read more›