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Dec 8, 2016

MacAdmins.org Podcast, Episode 16: Autopkg and Creative Cloud with Tim Sutton

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  • Tim Sutton, Systems Administrator, Concordia University and Author, aamporter [@tvsutton

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SYNOPSIS

A talk with Tim Sutton on Adobe Creative Cloud packaging, including some discussion of new packaging techniques focused around Creative Cloud Packager and Autopkg. After that, we break into the new MacBook Pro with TouchBar, that both Emily and Pepijn are using as their daily drivers.

LINKS & NOTES

Import antigravity
CCP Recipes for Autopkg Test Repo (Use at your own risk, no warranty, if you break it you own both pieces)
Adobe Installation and Licensing blog
CCP CLI automation support:

TouchBar Macs, Imaging & Control:
Managing the TouchBar Strip
New Activation for TouchBar Macs
Offline Activation Methods for TouchBar Macs

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Nov 25, 2016

 

MacAdmins.org Podcast, Episode 15: Autopkg, Trust and You

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GUEST HOSTS:

Greg Neagle, Primary Contributor to Autopkg, [@gregneagle]

SYNOPSIS

Autopkg 0.7/1.0 adds a few changes that you should be aware of, including additional trust settings. We discuss the new features and how you should prepare.

LINKS & NOTES

Recipe Auditing, Security & Maintenance from autopkg-discuss
Response from Elliot Jordan
Response from Greg Neagle with audit verb
Autopkg Trust

How Not To Do Bad Things With Autopkg
Video of HNTDBTWA from MacDevOpsYVR

Munki Wiki

How Munki Decides What Needs To Be Installed

Autopkg Recipe Overrides

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Nov 8, 2016

### MacAdmins.org Podcast, Episode 13.5: Live at JNUC

#### Your Hosts:

* Marcus Ransom, Consulting Apple Engineer, [[@marcusransom](https://twitter.com/marcusransom)]
* Charles Edge, Director of Professional Services at JAMF Software, That Guy at [Krypted.com](http://www.krypted.com) [[@cedge318](https://twitter.com/cedge318)]
* Adam Codega, Adam Codega, IT Operations Leader, Upserve [[@adamcodega](https://twitter.com/adamcodega)]
* Jason Miller, Mac Operations Team, Thumbtack [[@jasonkmiller](https://twitter.com/jasonkmiller)]

#### Guest Hosts:

Ben Toms, Datajar LTD, [[@macmule](https://twitter.com/macmule)]

#### Synopsis

The gang gathers to discuss the state of Mac Management live at JNUC

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Oct 11, 2016

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Sep 8, 2016

Listen to our Apple keynote recap recorded live. Since it's live, please excuse the audio quality and unedited conversation and enjoy.

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Aug 8, 2016

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Jul 11, 2016

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Jun 21, 2016

MacAdmins.org Podcast, Episode 7: WWDC Roundtable

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Jun 13, 2016

MacAdmins.org Podcast, Episode 6: Dreyer, Rhymes with Slayer

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Jun 6, 2016

MacAdmins.org Podcast, Episode 5: SSO & Puppies, Two Tales of Adoption

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May 17, 2016

MacAdmins.org Podcast, Episode 4: Developers, Developers, Developers

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Apr 25, 2016

Our hosts talk about experience, training and certification, as well as laying out their origin stories, and unique paths toward sysadmin life, from help desk to company owner, from grad student assistant to management track. Together, they fight crime.

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Apr 4, 2016

We take longer than usual to discuss the new management changes in iOS 9.3

Your Hosts:

* Tom Bridge, Partner at Technolutionary LLC, @tbridge
* Charles Edge, Director of Professional Services, JAMF Software, Proprietor of Krypted.com, @cedge318
* Marcus Ransom, Lead Apple Technician at RMIT, @marcusransom
* Pepijn Bruienne, Mac Development and Operation Specialist Senior at University of Michigan, @bruienne

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Mar 28, 2016

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DISCUSSED LINKS:

Apple Blacklists Own Ethernet Driver

Making Google Work at the Login Window

Google and SSO

Google KB: Changing primary domains

iOS 9.3 Preview at Apple.com

OUR GUESTS:

The Penn State University Mac Admins Conference Organizing Committee:

  • Justin Elliott
  • Gretchen Kuwahara
  • Dave Test
  • Rusty Myers (in spirit)

A lively discussion with Tom and Adam ensues with the wonderful people in charge of this year’s Penn State University Mac Admins Conference, running 27-30 June 2016 in State College, PA.

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