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May 15th, 2019 - University of Utah, MacAdmins MeetingThe University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting is held monthly at the Marriott Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 11 AM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This month's meeting will be held on Wed, May 15th, 2019, 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 use the Contact Us option. Mosyle Business - By David Casteel, Cornerstone TechnologiesMosyle Business provides Apple mobile...

April 17th 2019 - University of Utah, MacAdmins MeetingThe University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting is held monthly at the Marriott Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 11 AM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This month's meeting will be held on Wed, April 17th 2019, 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 use the Contact Us option.What's New  - By Todd McDaniel, Univ of Utah, Marriott LibraryThis...

March 20th 2019 - University of Utah, MacAdmins MeetingThe University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting is held monthly at the Marriott Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 11 AM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This month's meeting will be held on Wed, March 20th 2019, 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 use the Contact Us option. VMware Fusion In-Depth - By Michael Roy, VMware, Product ManagerVMware...

February 20th 2019 - University of Utah, MacAdmins MeetingThe University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting is held monthly at the Marriott Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 11 AM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This month's meeting will be held on Wed, February 20th 2019, 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 use the Contact Us option. PC Recon Replacement - By Todd McDaniel, Univ of Utah, Marriott...

OverviewWe have developed a methodology of managing enterprise and/or shared environment unfriendly applications that has evolved over the years at the Marriott Library or other locations on campus that we support. We affectionately call it the  “Crappy App” model which we use sanitize applications with exceptional requirements.These requirements include:Application has insecure permissions Application has hardcoded variables (usernames, paths, etc.) Application tries to update with every launch Application requires access to locations we’d prefer they not have access Application requires to be launched by a specific user...

OverviewWe have implemented multiple forms of kiosk throughout the years at the Marriott Library or other locations on campus that we support. Initially, we implemented web kiosks that provided anonymous users at the Marriott Library quick access to limited library & campus resources like the catalog system, databases, etc. These web kiosks needed to be secure, resilient and easy to use for the public but at the same time prevent anonymous access to resources we do not allow. This expanded to "exhibit" kiosks that would...

November 21st 2018 - University of Utah, MacAdmins MeetingThe University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting is held monthly at the Marriott Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 11 AM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This month's meeting will be held on Wed, November 21st 2018, 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 use the Contact Us option. What's New  - By Todd McDaniel, Univ of Utah, Marriott LibraryThis...

October 17th 2018 - University of Utah, MacAdmins MeetingThe University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting is held monthly at the Marriott Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 11 AM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This month's meeting will be held on Wed, October 17th 2018, 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 use the Contact Us option. What's New  - By Todd McDaniel, Univ of Utah, Marriott LibraryThis...