Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2020-03-06

The world is holding their breath (some quite literally) as COVID–19 spreads. Conferences, companies, schools, and other organisations are reacting and implementing quarantine or other emergency plans. For many IT organisations this will mean a thorough stress test of their remote infrastructure. Some will have to implement entirely new solutions to deal with this situation.

Whatever situation you are in, I wish you health, strength, and the necessary nerves, patience, and luck to get through this!

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News and Opinion

MacAdmins on Twitter

  • tlark: “Wrote a quick and dirty python tool for jamf to rip Crowdstrike off macOS devices due to how their tamper protection can cause edge cases where their install tokens don’t work.”
  • Erik Gomez: “I really want to know where you are now @lauraroesler because we finally caught up! This includes minor versions as well, not just major.” (follow link for diagram)
  • Laura Rösler: “We have around 93% of our fleet on #Catalina with the majority on 10.15.3. Luckily, we got rid of our last two 10.12 devices in the last weeks.” (Love MacAdmins bragging about their adoption rates. Well done all!)

Bugs and Security

Support and HowTos

Scripting and Automation

Updates and Releases

To Listen

Just for Fun


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