Professional Training and Support for Munki

munkiOne of the objections some organizations have against using open source tools like Munki is that they want to pay for professional training and support.

Amsys has professional training for Munki:

http://www.amsys.co.uk/amsys-training-courses/coursebooker/munki-101/

If you can’t get to London, check out other professional support and training organizations around the world:

Munki Professional Support

Professional Training and Support for Munki

macad.uk Advanced Munki links

Here are the collected links from today’s “Advanced Munki” presentation at the MACAD conference in London (http://www.macad.uk):

Munki: https://github.com/munki/munki
Unattended installs: https://github.com/munki/munki/wiki/Pkginfo-Files#unattended-installs-and-uninstalls
Force install after date: https://github.com/munki/munki/wiki/Pkginfo-Files#force-install-after-date
Apple Update Metadata: https://github.com/munki/munki/wiki/Pkginfo-For-Apple-Software-Updates
Conditional items: https://github.com/munki/munki/wiki/Conditional-Items
Admin-provided conditions: https://github.com/munki/munki/wiki/Conditional-Items#admin-provided-conditions
Pre- and Post-install scripting: https://github.com/munki/munki/wiki/Pre-And-Postinstall-Scripts
Bootstrapping with Munki: https://github.com/munki/munki/wiki/Pre-And-Postinstall-Scripts
Configuration Profiles with Munki: https://github.com/munki/munki/wiki/Managing-Configuration-Profiles
Desktop picture profile template: https://github.com/gregneagle/profiles/blob/master/desktop_picture.mobileconfig
On-Demand items: Not much documentation yet! But… https://groups.google.com/d/topic/munki-dev/KW9OeH4jtYI/discussion
Customizing the GUI: https://github.com/munki/munki/wiki/Client-Customization

macad.uk Advanced Munki links

Preference Management with Profiles links

Here are links to some of the tools and resources I mention today in my MacSysAdmin 2015 presentation, Preference Management with Profiles:

mcxToProfile: https://github.com/timsutton/mcxToProfile

make-profile-pkg: https://github.com/timsutton/make-profile-pkg

Profile Manager (Server 4): https://help.apple.com/serverapp/mac/4.0/index.html?localePath=en.lproj#apd0E2214C6-50F0-48C9-A482-74CEA1D77A9F

Profile Manager (Server 5): https://help.apple.com/serverapp/mac/5.0/index.html?localePath=en.lproj#apd0E2214C6-50F0-48C9-A482-74CEA1D77A9F

Configuration Profile reference: https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/featuredarticles/iPhoneConfigurationProfileRef/Introduction/Introduction.html

Preference Management with Profiles links

PSU MacAdmins 2015 Packaging Workshop

If you are participating in the Packaging Workshop on July 7th at the Penn State MacAdmins Conference, you may want to download some materials in advance when you aren’t competing with all the other people for limited conference Wi-Fi bandwidth. Note — don’t install these items — just download their installers and keep them handy for the workshop.

Silverlight pkg:
http://www.microsoft.com/getsilverlight/handlers/getsilverlight.ashx

Adobe Reader 11 pkg:
http://ardownload.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/mac/11.x/11.0.10/en_US/AdbeRdr11010_en_US.dmg

Google Earth pkg:
http://dl.google.com/earth/client/advanced/current/GoogleEarthMacNoUpdate-Intel.dmg

Firefox dmg:
http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/latest/mac/en-US/Firefox%2039.0.dmg

Google Chrome dmg:
https://dl.google.com/chrome/mac/stable/GGRO/googlechrome.dmg

Packages:
http://s.sudre.free.fr/Software/files/Packages.dmg

Some optional things:

Suspicious Package:
http://www.mothersruin.com/software/SuspiciousPackage/download.html

Pacifist:
https://www.charlessoft.com

PSU MacAdmins 2015 Packaging Workshop