MacSysAdmin Google+ group

Posted September 17, 2014 by GregN
Categories: General

As the MacSysAdmin conference continues in Gothenburg, Sweden, check out this Google+ group:

https://plus.google.com/communities/107810455072575476604

or

http://group.macsysadmin.se

Munki 2 Released

Posted September 17, 2014 by GregN
Categories: General

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As announced today at MacSysAdmin 2014 in Gothenburg, Sweden, Munki 2 is now officially available!

Munki 2 features an all-new user interface designed to mimic Apple’s App Store.
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MacSysAdmin: What’s New in Munki 2 links

Posted September 17, 2014 by GregN
Categories: General

Here are links from my MacSysAdmin 2014 presentation: “What’s New in Munki 2?”. Munki itself:

GUI tools:

Web interfaces/Web reporting consoles:

Alternative servers:

Update management:

Miscellaneous:

Managed Software Center help page link:

Munki 2 documentation:

You Oughta Check Out AutoPkg Slides and Video

Posted July 28, 2014 by GregN
Categories: General

Slides and video are now available from my recent presentation at Penn State Mac Admins Conference 2014.

Slides: http://macadmins.psu.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/1567/2014/07/GregNeagle_YouOughtaCheckOutAutoPkg.pdf

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqK-MAEZekI

If you didn’t go this year, check out the slides and videos here: http://macadmins.psu.edu/conference/resources/ and make plans to attend next year!

You Oughta Check Out AutoPkg: Links

Posted July 10, 2014 by GregN
Categories: Deployment, OS X, Packaging, Python, Scripting

If you attended my presentation on AutoPkg today, thanks! Here are the links:

AutoPkg:

http://autopkg.github.io/autopkg

https://github.com/autopkg/autopkg

https://github.com/autopkg/autopkg/releases

AutoPkg recipe repos:

http://github.com/autopkg

JSSImporter:

https://github.com/arubdesu/jss-autopkg-addon

AbsoluteManage Processor:

https://github.com/tburgin/autopkg/blob/master/Code/autopkglib/AbsoluteManageExport.py

AutoPkg Change Notifications script:

http://seankaiser.com/blog/2013/12/16/autopkg-change-notifications/

MacSysAdmin 2013 session:

http://docs.macsysadmin.se/2013/video/Day2Session4.mp4

Steve Yuroff’s AutoPkg and Jenkins notes:

http://swytechnotes.wordpress.com/2013/10/21/autopkg-and-jenkins-under-one-admin-account/

AutoPkg Wiki:

https://github.com/autopkg/autopkg/wiki

Post-PSU Mac Admins Pre-Conference Workshop

Posted July 8, 2014 by GregN
Categories: OS X, Python, Scripting

If you attended the workshop today Matt and I led on “Python for Systems Administrators”, thank you! Here are links to some of the additional information and documentation mentioned today:

Course materials:

http://gregneagle.github.io/psumac2014_python/

Cocoa documentation links

Foundation:

https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/cocoa/reference/foundation/Miscellaneous/Foundation_Functions/Reference/reference.html

CFPreferences:

https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/CoreFoundation/Reference/CFPreferencesUtils/Reference/reference.html

Plists and Foundation:

https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/Cocoa/Conceptual/PropertyLists/Introduction/Introduction.html

More documentation:

http://www.python.org/

http://www.diveintopython.net

https://www.coursera.org/course/interactivepython

PSU Mac Admins Pre-Conference Workshop

Posted July 6, 2014 by GregN
Categories: OS X, Python, Scripting

My colleague, Matt Schnittker, and I will be leading a half-day pre-conference workshop on “Python for Systems Administrators” on Tuesday, July 8th at PSU Mac Admins Conference 2014. If you are participating in the workshop, please visit here first to get your class materials:

http://gregneagle.github.io/psumac2014_python/

Hope to see you there!


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