Below you will find pages that utilize the taxonomy term “sysadmin”
Deploying Nudge - Customised!
Nudge is a piece of software which encourages the user to please update their outdated macOS. I suggest you read (lots) more about it on the Nudge wiki and elsewhere on the interwebs if you aren’t as familiar with it as you would like. Suffice to say, Nudge should be configured to suit your organisation and part of this configuration changes with each released version of macOS. As goes with any Admin tool, Nudge should be configured as kindly and thoughtfully as possible.
I Found a Bug
I found a bug. I investigated it and reported it. I created a fix. And now it’s gone. These things are everyday for the coder but not for me the sysadmin, who did get a little bit of a kick out of this.
Custom HP Printer With Kandji
UPDATE! HOLD YOUR HORSES! THIS MIGHT NOT WORK! STILL REQUIRES MORE INVESTIGATION! DO NOT USE! AT LEAST NOT IN PRODUCTION! I AM SO SORRY! IT WAS MY FAULT! Update on the update! I found the problem and i will post about that soon. The article below is part of the solution, but it will require another trick. Now please read on, at your own risk :) HP has a strange way of (not) distributing proper drivers for their printers.
Sharing Two Factor Authentication With Your Admin Colleagues
It’s surprisingly easy to share two factor authentication among your peers (depending on your definition of ‘easy’). You’ll need just a little work on the command line to prove that any of you are, in fact, you.
TIL: Recovery Mode From Boot Selector
Today i learned that you can enter the recovery mode through the Boot Volume selector when starting up a Mac. Until today, i’ve booted the computer, hurried up to hold down ⌘ R for an unknown amount of time and hoped i got the timing right. Now, i boot with the Alt (Option) key down, wait for the boot volume selector and then press ⌘ R. Okay, so it’s another unnecessary step, but somehow i feel less stressed.
Cable Feng Shui
Your network will always grow, and due to the laws of entropy, left to itself, it’ll grow messier. Here are some things to consider while it’s still small and manageable: