Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2022-06-24

Things are calming down with the upcoming summer. We did get a series of new betas for macOS Ventura and iOS 16 this week.

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In personal news, Covid has finally caught up with me after dodging it for more than two years. My symptoms are mild, thanks to being vaccinated, but I couldn’t attend and present at the Jamf Nation Live event in Munich, something I had been looking forward to very much. Many thanks to Mischa and Rob who jumped in and covered my sessions and all the other Jamf co-workers in Munich. Maybe next year…

If I can’t present in person, I will present remotely. Next week, June 30, I will remotely present on Patch Management at the MacAdminsUA meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine!

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News and Opinion

macOS Ventura and iOS 16

Social Media

  • Thomas Larking (LinkedIn): “This week my team and I released Munki to our entire fleet. We took our time to build it right and I wanted to share some quick thoughts about skill and background diversity on my team…”
  • Salajander:hdiutil, hidutil, and hiutil are all valid commands on macOS.”
  • Anthony Reimer: “I’ve updated my Mac Obsolescence Chart with the upcoming MacBook Pro and Air models, plus I’ve marked the models for which Monterey will be their terminal OS.”

Support and HowTos

Scripting and Automation

Apple Support

To Watch

To Listen


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