We have users logging into multiple AD joined machines, they often set up favourites in Finder to their network shares but when they move they forget what the paths were. I decided to sort this out by creating a couple of apps that would export the favourites to their network home folder then import them […]
By default you can set the AD binding properties to mount the users home folder at login. In practise I find this is problematical especially if the share permissions are configured in certain ways. So I wrote a script that I use packaged into an app using Automator that runs when the user logs in […]
So you’re building a script that needs someone to create a password, perhaps when you’re creating an local account on their Mac, and you want to check it’s; greater than x characters has CAPS has lowercase has a number has a non alpha not on a list of simple passwords any combination of these So […]
I frequently find myself converting .png files to .icns and vice versa and a whole host of other graphic type conversions. I use Cloud convert, it’s really easy and also hooks into my Google accounts if I want to store the results there. Thats’s it, nothing more to add.
Here’s the situation, you use Casper imaging to image or re-image your Mac’s. You have a large and aging inventory with quite a few getting repairs and new system boards. Sometimes these devices come back with no serial number burned in, or even a short one. We also are getting to the stage where batteries are […]
In our imaging process we deploy most of the build post the actual Casper imaging (thin modular imaging I would describe it as). We wanted to show people that the device was actually doing something so set up the process to autologon and deploy the packages from a logged on user. This means that someone […]