Category Archives: MacAdmins 2016 Sessions

Centralizing Mac Management under Microsoft SCCM

Speakers: Level: Fundamental, Lecture Excerpt: IT managers are constantly facing the struggle of incorporating the Mac into predominantly PC environments with Microsoft SCCM. The prohibitive costs and cumbersome requirements of incorporating an additional management infrastructure is not optimal. This session … Continue reading

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FileWave “DEEP DIVE”: Engineering walk through on how to manage all OS X, Windows, iOS, and Android Devices.

Speakers: Ben Byers LeRoy Dennison Benjamin Byers Level: Intermediate, Lecture Excerpt: Sr. Systems Engineer (Ben Byers) & Training & Certification Manager (LeRoy Dennison) will take you through an “IN-DEPTH” look of how the FileWave Interface makes managing all types of … Continue reading

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Approaching Escape Velocity with launchd

Speakers: Joseph Chilcote Level: Fundamental, Lecture Excerpt: This session will give an overview of the history of process initialization services on OS X, from inetd to launchd, ending with a demo of Outset, a launchd wrapper tool with which Mac … Continue reading

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Managing User Settings

Speakers: Katie English Level: Intermediate, Lecture Excerpt: What is the best way to manage settings? The one that works! Explore property lists in depth and learn all the different potential strategies to deliver them. Description: Working with Managed Preferences, the … Continue reading

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Implementing Configuration Profiles for OS X management

Speakers: Jeremy Reichman Sergio Aviles Level: Intermediate, Lecture Excerpt: Configuration profiles are Apple’s supported method of changing the default settings in OS X to support educational, corporate, and organizational needs. Savvy system administrators can take advantage of their capabilities to … Continue reading

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