Configuration Profiles and Identity payloads

Posted November 6, 2014 by GregN
Categories: Deployment, OS X

In today’s MacTech deployment lab, the subject of using Identity payloads in configuration profiles came up.

Here: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gregneagle/profiles/master/Identity_payload_demo.mobileconfig is a sample/demo configuration profile that contains both an Identity payload and an Email configuration payload.

When installed (by double-clicking the profile, after the normal warnings, the user is presented with a form for entering identification information:

Profiles identity

After entering the requested information and clicking Continue, Mail.app gets a new Gmail account added with the information you entered.

MacTech Conference 2014: What’s New with Munki?

Posted November 6, 2014 by GregN
Categories: Deployment, OS X

Here are links from my MacTech Conference 2014 presentation: “What’s New with Munki?”.

Munki itself:

GUI tools:

Web interfaces/Web reporting consoles:

Alternate Munki servers:

Update management:

Miscellaneous tools and add-ons:

Managed Software Center help page link:

Munki 2 documentation:

Munki discussion group:

Munki demonstration setup:

Removing Munki:

MacTech Conference 2014: What’s New with Munki?

Posted November 5, 2014 by GregN
Categories: General

If you are attending my session on Thursday: “What’s new with Munki?” and want to follow along/participate in setting up your own Munki demo, don’t temp the WiFi gods. Download these things in advance:

createOSXinstallPkg and Yosemite

Posted October 17, 2014 by GregN
Categories: General

Yosemite_256x256If you are using or plan to use createOSXinstallPkg with Yosemite, make sure you have the latest version from here:

https://github.com/munki/createOSXinstallPkg

and you read this note:

https://github.com/munki/createOSXinstallPkg#further-note-on-additional-packages-and-yosemite

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:


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