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Now displaying: November, 2019
Nov 26, 2019

SYNOPSIS:

Brad Chapman knows entirely too much about APNs and MDM, and he’s here to share.

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

OUR GUEST:

  • Brad Chapman, Mac Systems Engineer

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Use Apple Products on Enterprise Networks
If your macOS and iOS clients aren’t getting Apple push notifications
TCP and UDP Ports used by Apple software products
About macOS, iOS, and iTunes server host connections and iTunes background processes
A Technical Update on APNS and MDM for Elite Squadrons of Device Administrators

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

Start a 30-day free, fully-functioning trial of SimpleMDM today!

Kandji: The MDM Worthy of Your Apple Devices

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Weldon Dodd, Jonathan Spiva, Justin Holt, Chad Swarthout, William Smith, Stephen Weinstein, Jason Dettbarn, Seb Nash & Will O’Neal. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
MacDeployment Meetup 1000 5 Ave SW (9th floor), Calgary, Canada 28 November 2019, 6:30 p.m. MT Free

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

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Nov 14, 2019

SYNOPSIS:

Live from the Hyatt Regency Nicollet Ballroom and JNUC 2019, Tom and Charles talk with Patrick Wardle and Josh Stein about Jamf Protect.

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]

OUR GUEST:

  • Josh Stein, Director, Product Strategy – Jamf Protect, Jamf
  • Patrick Wardle, Senior Security Researcher, Jamf

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Jamf Protect

Apple GamePlayKit

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

Start a 30-day no-string-attached trial of SimpleMDM today!

Kandji: The MDM Worthy of Your Apple Devices

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Weldon Dodd, Jonathan Spiva, Justin Holt, Chad Swarthout, William Smith, Stephen Weinstein, Jason Dettbarn, Seb Nash & Will O’Neal. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $1199
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
San Diego Mac Admins UC San Diego Health 20 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Atlanta Apple Admins VMWare 21 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest HBO 21 November 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Dallas Apple Admins Meetup Bottle Rocket Studio 21 November 2019, 6.30 p.m. PT Free
Los Angeles Mac Admins Meetup [Universal City – See Jamf Nation for more information] 21 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
MacDeployment Meetup 1000 5 Ave SW (9th floor), Calgary, Canada 28 November 2019, 6:30 p.m. MT Free

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Get the latest about the Mac Admins Podcast, follow us on Twitter! We’re @MacAdmPodcast!

Nov 13, 2019

SYNOPSIS:

Ben Toms, the Mac Mule himself, joins Tom, Charles and Marcus to talk about building tools and picking the right moment for them to ride off into the sunset.

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

OUR GUEST:

LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

Farewell AutoCasperNBI and AutoImagrNBI

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

Start a 30-day no-string-attached trial of SimpleMDM today!

Kandji: The MDM Worthy of Your Apple Devices

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Weldon Dodd, Jonathan Spiva, Justin Holt, Chad Swarthout, William Smith, Stephen Weinstein, Jason Dettbarn, Seb Nash & Will O’Neal. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $1199
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
San Diego Mac Admins UC San Diego Health 20 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Atlanta Apple Admins VMWare 21 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. ET Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest HBO 21 November 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Dallas Apple Admins Meetup Bottle Rocket Studio 21 November 2019, 6.30 p.m. PT Free
Los Angeles Mac Admins Meetup [Universal City – See Jamf Nation for more information] 21 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
MacDeployment Meetup 1000 5 Ave SW (9th floor), Calgary, Canada 28 November 2019, 6:30 p.m. MT Free

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Get the latest about the Mac Admins Podcast, follow us on Twitter! We’re @MacAdmPodcast!

Nov 8, 2019

SYNOPSIS:

Charles interviews Tom and Marcus on what it’s like to be in IT Consulting.

YOUR HOSTS:

  • Tom Bridge, Partner, Technolutionary LLC [@tbridge777]
  • Charles Edge, Director of Marketplace, Jamf [@cedge318]
  • Marcus Ransom, Technical Delivery Manager, CompNow [@marcusransom]

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LISTEN!

LINKS & NOTES

No links or notes this week.

SUPPORTING SPONSORS:

MacStadium

Use code MACADMINS at checkout, good for 50% off your first month of a Mac mini subscription!

Get 10 free users with JumpCloud!

PATREON SPONSORS

The Mac Admins Podcast has launched a Patreon Campaign! Our named patrons this month include Randy Wong, Weldon Dodd, Jonathan Spiva, Justin Holt, Chad Swarthout, William Smith, Stephen Weinstein, Jason Dettbarn, Seb Nash & Will O’Neal. Thanks everyone!

MAC ADMINS PODCAST COMMUNITY CALENDAR, SPONSORED BY WATCHMAN MONITORING

Conference Sites
Event Name Location Dates Cost
Jamf Nation User Conference Minneapolis, MN 12-14 November 2019 $1199
Meetups
Event Name Location Dates Cost
San Diego Mac Admins UC San Diego Health 20 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
Apple Admins of Seattle and the Great Northwest HBO 21 November 2019, 6.00 p.m. PT Free
Dallas Apple Admins Meetup Bottle Rocket Studio 21 November 2019, 6.30 p.m. PT Free
Los Angeles Mac Admins Meetup [Universal City – See Jamf Nation for more information] 21 November 2019, 6:00 p.m. PT Free
MacDeployment Meetup 1000 5 Ave SW (9th floor), Calgary, Canada 28 November 2019, 6:30 p.m. MT Free

SPONSOR MAC ADMINS PODCAST!

If you’re interested in sponsoring the Mac Admins Podcast, please email podcast@macadmins.org for more information.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Get the latest about the Mac Admins Podcast, follow us on Twitter! We’re @MacAdmPodcast!

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