Like many people tasked with managing OS X/macOS machines, I use VMware Fusion to do a lot of testing. Fusion enables me to test in various versions of OS X, and to easily make changes and revert to a prior state. It’s a great tool.
For some of the testing I do, it’s important to be able to quickly and easily build a VM that is configured just like the “real” machines I manage. There are a few way to do that. Since we build our machines by booting into a NetBoot image and using Graham Gilbert’s excellent Imagr (https://github.com/grahamgilbert/imagr) to restore an image, it’s great that we can also boot Fusion VMs from a NetBoot image.
Continue reading “Stupid Tricks with createOSXinstallPkg and VMware Fusion”
I’ll be speaking at MacTech Conference 2016, November 16-18 in Los Angeles: http://conference.mactech.com
You can save $600 on the registration costs if you register by May 31: http://conference.mactech.com/pricing/
One 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:
If you can’t get to London, check out other professional support and training organizations around the world:
Munki Professional Support
Information and registration for MacSysAdmin 2016 is available:
October 4-7, 2016 in Gothenburg, Sweden, MacSysAdmin continues to be a fantastic event for the Mac admin community. I highly recommend it!