Archive for September, 2007

File Distributor 1.0

If you need to replace every instance of a particular file inside a directory structure (e.g., distribute a set of bookmarks to every user's home directory), you can use my File Distributor application. You put in the path to the file that you want to use as a replacement, the name of the file that you want replaced, and the path to the folder where you want to start the replacement process. You can do this by typing it in, drag and drop, or selecting from a standard file dialog. Grab it from

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Policy Banner 1.0

A slightly tweaked version of the loginwindow policy banner that we posted about earlier.

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The group will be presenting a Webcast on the Zimbra Collaboration Suite on Tuesday, September 18th at 1:00pm EDT (10:00am PDT).

Zimbra on Mac OS X: An innovative and elegant messaging and collaboration solution for today 's Mac OS X Community.

Read on for the details of when and where… 

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MOSXSWebPassword 1.5

An updated version of my WebObjects application that allows for user password changes and resets from a web page, released September 10, 2007. 

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***POSTPONED*** Toronto OS X Integrators Birds of a Feather Gathering


Sponsored by IronGate Server Management & Consulting, in association with Digital Transitions the next OS X Integrators birds of a Feather gathering is taking place in the Apple Market Center, Markham, Canada on Wednesday September 12th from 7:00PM-9:00PM.

In this session we’re looking to carry on from our previous session on the fundamentals of Directory Systems. We plan to cover integration with a “Golden Triangle” method to allow authentication against a 3rd party directory structure while retaining management of your OS X workstations from Open Directory’s managed client settings. This seminar series aims to introduce administrators and technical co-ordinators to real life implementations of OS X and OS X Server, in a wide range of practical situations. Presentations are given by industry experts and/or system administrators, in a format which fosters open discussions and group collaboration.

Registration and more details of the event are available on Apple’s Seminar Website.

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