Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2022-02-04

Another weighty news summary. After Apple released their updates last week, it seems as if the MDM vendors are following suite. Also MacAdmins are preparing for the demise of Python 2 in macOS 12.3 with many tools updates.

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News and Opinion

macOS and iOS Updates

MacAdmins on Twitter

  • Rich Trouton: “If you’re using my AutoPkg recipes for Microsoft Defender ATP, Microsoft Defender ATP has changed its name to Microsoft Defender. Please use the new Microsoft Defender recipes.”
  • Nathaniel Strauss: “Friday IT fun. macOS Monterey 12.2 breaks printing in some environments using a Windows print server with modified RPC security settings. Specifically RpcAuthnLevelPrivacyEnabled. Feel free to reference my case 101616149128.”

Security and Privacy

Support and HowTos

Scripting and Automation

Apple Support

Updates and Releases

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