This is the “Ventura-Eve” edition. On Tuesday, Apple release, a new iPad (no moniker), iPads Pro with M2 chips, AppleTVs and announced the release dates for macOS Ventura and iPadOS 16.1: 24 October. Do you feel ready!?
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While the iPad updates are appreciated, they leave the iPad product in a somewhat confused state. Certain features are only available in certain iPad models, without a discernible pattern. The AppleTV update seems solid, but note that the ethernet port is now exclusive to the higher configuration.
The announcement happened without an “Apple Event.” Also absent were any news regarding the Mac, aside from the Ventura release date. There is still time for more product releases, with or without an event this year and I will be looking forward to them.
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macOS Ventura and iOS 16
- Felix Schwarz: “The Ventura System Settings app includes an AppleScript sdef but so far nothing indicates it’s functional. I only get errors. For my uses, most of this can be compensated by using the x-apple.systempreferences scheme, but opening Keyboard > Shortcuts that way seems impossible.”
Security and Privacy
Support and HowTos
- How We Use Installomator to Automatically Manage Application Updates – Gray
- Smart Group workaround to determine which clients have software updates available in Jamf – SOUNDSNW
- Privacy settings in Google Chrome – SOUNDSNW
- Managing Updates with the macOS Updater Utility: Workspace ONE Operational Tutorial – VMware
- Certificates, SCEP, and 802.1x: What are they? What do they do? Let’s find out! (Part Two) – jflanakin, Jamf Tech Thoughts
- Rebuilding Xsan Open Directory while keeping Xsan config – Eric Hemmeter
- Creating AWS S3 buckets for webpage redirection – Rich Trouton
- Restricted Software: Include ID Number in Error Message – Dan K. Snelson
- Custom Self Service Patch Notifications – ThomM, Jamf Tech Thoughts
- What Is Shadow IT? – Kate Lake, JumpCloud
Scripting and Automation
- One Admin to Rule Them All – The Geeky Gordo
- Using the Jamf Pro API to report on Self Service policies – Rich Trouton
- User-friendly sysdiagnose – Dan K. Snelson
Updates and Releases
- Munki 6.0 Official Release
- swiftDialog 2.0 Preview 2
- macOS Security Compliance Ventura Guidance Revision 1
- Marionnettiste — Command-Control-Power
- Objective by the Sea v5.0 – Mac Admins Podcast
- That’s a lot of Macs to unbox – Apple @ Work Podcast, 9to5Mac
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