Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2019-04-12

One of the key takeaways from my MacADUK presentation on “Modern Delpoyment Workflows” is that MacAdmins now have to expect new, rules-changing ‘features’ in macOS at any time during the release cycle. (Video is not available yet, I will post when they release it.)

Apple is proving this advice with the announcement that thrid party kernel extensions and certain applications have to be notarized, starting with macOS 10.14.5 beta2.

In typical Apple fashion this announcement is brief and to the point and leaves many questions open for interpretation, especially for MacAdmins. Thankfully, the MacAdmin community has, once again, leapt to action and filled in a few of the critical missing pieces.

Also, we have updated our EraseInstall app! And yes, it is notarized.

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