Category Archives: MacAdmins 2014 Sessions

From Xsan to StorNext – Managing Production Needs for Mac Users in Television and Post-Production File-Based Workflows

You may know that Apple ships a world-class shared file system in its operating system called Xsan. What you may not know is that Xsan, and the 100% compatible StorNext file system power most of the world’s creative, television and … Continue reading

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Security: Your Friend SSL

SSL and other encryption methods are important aspects of proper network computing and administration. By applying SSL to your network and its resources, it is easier to keep to keep a fine line between good and bad, as well as … Continue reading

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You oughta check out AutoPkg

Deploying software updates is a daily task for many Mac admins, and doing it properly requires a lot of tedious manual work and tribal knowledge. Isn’t this why we have computers? Enter AutoPkg, a system developed to automate finding new … Continue reading

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Vagrant Up!

You’ve all created local virtual machines before; but what if you could intermix your VM with git? Wow! We take a look at using vagrant with version control and how you can easily create local VMs based on a file … Continue reading

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Git For System Admins

Come and learn all about Git, the most popular and powerful distributed version control system. It’s not just for programmers, it’s one of the essential tools for any system admin that needs to keep track of scripts, server configs, Apple … Continue reading

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