Category Archives: MacAdmins 2018 Sessions

Using EasyLogin Alpha, an Open Source DaaS made for Mac

Speakers: Yoann Gini Level: All Levels, Lecture Excerpt: Here, a year ago, Yoann introduced EasyLogin for the first time during the session “Past, Present and Future of Directory Services.” This project aims to be the Open Source future of a … Continue reading

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Ansible upside down – Introducing the ANTS framework

Speakers: Jan Welker & Michael Husar Level: Advanced, Lecture Excerpt: As client services provider at a university, we face a heterogeneous but rather windows- heavy environment. It comes with the unique challenge to provide local support staff with tools to … Continue reading

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Intro to Chef

Speakers: Joseph Chilcote Level: Intermediate, Hands-on (BYOD for attendees) Excerpt: This session will introduce Chef, covering the basics of configuration management, and how these concepts can be applied to Macs in a managed environment. Description: We will discuss the basic … Continue reading

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Banging Your Head and Crying Under Your Desk You Are Not Alone

Speakers: Andrew Claydon Level: Fundamental, Lecture Excerpt: What’s required of a Mac Admin seems to be growing and mutating every daybefore your work load and duties expand out of control, it’s time to ask for help. There is a community … Continue reading

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Exploration, Monitoring and Security with osquery

Speakers: Zachary Wasserman Level: Advanced, Hands-on (BYOD for attendees) Excerpt: macOS is a complex beast! Learn how osquery can tame the complexity and enable rapid iteration on insights, becoming a critical component of monitoring pipelines. This workshop will expose the … Continue reading

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