User Support and Computing Services (Apple Support) Blog

10 Mar Webpage Requires QuickTime Plugin

Overview I have responded to multiple inquires about getting an error that the webpage requires the QuickTime plugin when trying to view content from our media streaming site. The inquires are coming from non-technical end-users and surprisingly more technical/knowledgable IT workers. So, I thought it would be productive to post and share details with others about the issue and how to troubleshooting it. Missing Plugins If you try to play media from our media streaming site, you might see "missing plugins" when try to view the media:   Requires QuickTime If you are using...

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08 Mar March 2017 – Mac Managers Meeting

March 15th 2017 - University of Utah, Mac Managers Meeting The University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting is held monthly at the Marriott Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1 PM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This months meeting will be held on Wed, March 15th 2017, and we will provide live broadcasted and archives that will be made available 2-3 days after the meeting. If you have suggestions on presentations, questions or comments, please your the Contact Us option. Apple File System (APFS) - By Rich Trouton, SAP, Mac CoE HFS+...

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17 Feb Managing Cisco AnyConnect on Apple Systems

Overview The Cisco AnyConnect Virtual Private Network (VPN) client connecting to a virtual private network will make remote resources of another networks available in a secure way as if the user were connected directly to that "private" network. The Cisco AnyConnect VPN client provides remote users with secure VPN connections to the Cisco appliances using the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol and the Datagram TLS (DTLS) protocol. The Cisco AnyConnect provides more than just VPN it can also provide endpoint software services. It also offers enhanced security through various built-in modules. These modules provide services that include compliance...

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16 Feb Introducing SCL Jamf Tools

  You don't need a bigger boat, you need custom tools. But a bigger boat wouldn't hurt. Here at the Marriott Library we're in the middle of our transition from Radmind to Jamf Pro as our macOS management system. We've supplemented our Radmind deployment with a rich set of utilities and scripts called Xhooks. Continuing the tradition of building custom tools to enhance our existing environment, we've begun building creating a set of applications that allow us to quickly find and make changes to specific machines in...

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08 Feb Feb 2017 – Mac Managers Meeting

Feb 15th 2017 - University of Utah, Mac Managers Meeting The University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting is held monthly at the Marriott Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1 PM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This months meeting will be held on Wed, Feb 15th 2017, and we will provide live broadcasted and archives that will be made available 2-3 days after the meeting. If you have suggestions on presentations, questions or comments, please your the Contact Us option. Skype for Business on Mac - By Richard Schwendiman, Microsoft Now...

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11 Jan Jan 2017 – Mac Managers Meeting

Jan 18th 2017 - University of Utah, Mac Managers Meeting The University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting is held monthly at the Marriott Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1 PM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This months meeting will be held on Wed, Jan 18th 2017, and we will provide live broadcasted and archives that will be made available 2-3 days after the meeting. If you have suggestions on presentations, questions or comments, please your the Contact Us option. Installer Package Fundamentals & Management for MacAdmins  - By Armin...

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13 Dec Dec 2016 – Mac Managers Meeting

Dec 21st 2016 - University of Utah, Mac Managers Meeting The University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting is held monthly at the Marriott Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1 PM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This months meeting will be held on Wed, Dec 21st 2016, and we will provide live broadcasted and archives that will be made available 2-3 days after the meeting. If you have suggestions on presentations, questions or comments, please your the Contact Us option. d3 Software Deployment & Patch Management - By...

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11 Nov Nov 2016 – Mac Managers Meeting

Nov, 16th 2016 - University of Utah, Mac Managers Meeting The University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting is held monthly at the Marriott Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1 PM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This months meeting will be held on Wed, Nov 16th, and we provide live broadcasted and archives that will be made available 2-3 days after the meeting. If you have suggestions on presentations, questions or comments, please your the Contact Us option. Zentral - Event Aggregation with osquery & Santa by Henry Stamerjohann...

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03 Nov Microsoft Mac Admin Web Resource

Overview There is a great web site that lists the latest Microsoft Office 2016 downloads -  along associated applications like OneNote, Skype for Business 2016, SharePoint Plugin, System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) for Mac, etc. It also has useful tools, scripts and documentation for Mac administrators. This site is intended for administrators not consumers or end-users in collaboration with members of MacAdmins slack channel, which consists of around 8000 Mac Administrators around the world communicating, collaborating, sharing tools, scripts, best practices, job postings, meetups, conferences and personal friendships. Software Downloads The site...

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