Archive for June, 2013

iOS 7 App Store License Management

iOS 7 App Store License Management

Apple has now publicly announced some of the new enterprise and education targeted features of iOS 7, and while all of the newly announced features are exciting, the most important one is the addition of App Store license management.  This will solve many headaches that organizations have encountered when having […]

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Changes in Apple Configurator 1.3

Changes in Apple Configurator 1.3

Apple Configurator was updated to version 1.3 on June 18, 2013. With the new update, some new features were added, some old features returned, and some things have changed. UPDATE: back ups are NOT encrypted… Sorry folks! I had erroneously said that back ups were now encrypted. They are not. […]

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SMB2 & You: Saying Goodbye to AFP in OS X Mavericks

SMB2 & You: Saying Goodbye to AFP in OS X Mavericks

One of the biggest announcements from Apple with OS X Mavericks was not part of the WWDC 2013 keynote.  Instead, it is buried deep in a technical document on Apple’s site.  This is the announcement that the Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) is being deprecated in favor of Server Message Block […]

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OS X Mavericks Core Technologies Overview

OS X Mavericks Core Technologies Overview

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 […]

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WWDC 2013 Live Stream

WWDC 2013 Live Stream

Apple is doing a Live Stream for WWDC 2013 this year.  Go to this page for the stream.

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PSU MacAdmins Slides and Videos Now Available

The slides and videos for this year’s PSU MacAdmins is now available.  You can find them here.

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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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