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MacSysAdmin 2013 Session Slides and Videos Available

MacSysAdmin 2013 Session Slides and Videos Available

The session slides and videos from MacSysAdmin 2013 are now available here. Thanks to the MacSysAdmin team for getting them out so quickly!

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MacSysAdmin 2013 (Day 2)

MacSysAdmin 2013 (Day 2)

Another day in Göteborg brought many more fascinating talks, including the first public talk on autopkg. For those using JAMF Casper, Marko Jung from the University of Oxford showed how by adding many modules to Self Service, users have been empowered to do many tasks with the click of a button […]

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MacSysAdmin 2013 (Day 1)

MacSysAdmin 2013 (Day 1)

Hello from Göteborg! The first day of MacSysAdmin 2013 is over, and there have been great presentations from many members of the Apple community. Ed Marczak kicked things off with a look at the future from the past and present, showing how predictions of the future are bound to deviate […]

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MacSysAdmin 2013

MacSysAdmin 2013

MacSysAdmin is coming!  September 17-20 is shaping up to be a great year at MacSysAdmin in Gothenburg, Sweden.  Every year, the beauty of Gothenburg attracts great speakers from all walks of life in the Mac Admin community and this year is no exception.  For a full rundown, check out the […]

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5 Reasons for sysadmins to use Git

Over time version control has become more popular within the sysadmin realm, with one of the most popular version control systems being git. Graham goes over some of the reasons that it is a good idea to use Git in your everyday work over on his blog.  Once you get […]

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MacSysAdmin 2012 Sessions are Posted

All the sessions from this year’s MacSysAdmin conference are now posted on their website for download.  These sessions are a great resource for advancing your Mac Admin skills, so check them out. If you would like to go to next year’s conference, it is planned to take place from September […]

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MacSysAdmin 2012 Final Thoughts

Final Thoughts The lights have been turned off at MacSysAdmin ’12 in Gothemburg.  What has been on the scene in the last 4 days was definitely above expectations; a real show of interesting and brilliant sessions that touched all the aspects surrounding the life of Mac system administrators, from deployment […]

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MacSysAdmin Day 4

What did you change?!?! Gary Larizza – Puppet Labs Have you ever wondered how many times we make changes to files or scripts in a deployment process? Gary Larizza did and in a volcanic session, explained how this can be kept under control by tracking changes using a powerful open-source […]

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MacSysAdmin Day 3

Server AD Migration & Integration – Workstation AD Migration & integration  Zack Smith – 318 If you do not have Active Directory within your environment to deal with, you are probably a happy Macintosh system admin. If you do have to face the Microsoft authentication system, then you have to look at […]

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MacSysAdmin Day 2 Continued

Advanced Munki Greg Neagle Senior Systems Engineer, Walt Disney Animation Studios Certainly anyone who is familiar with mass deployment knows who Greg Neagle is (pronounced Neigle as per request) and what he has done in terms of open source.  It is likely that a lot of you around the world […]

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