OS X Server

May 17th 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 11 AM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This months meeting will be held on Wed, May 17th 2017, and we will...

Knocked My Socks Off! My coworkers and I attended our first JAMF Nation conference this past October. The last session I attended on the first day knocked my socks off. Bryson Tyrrell of JAMF showed off an iPhone ordering script he wrote in Python and Tk. I've written some Tk, but it was a long time...

We have run into an issue with using an hostname alias with the Messages service on OS X Server requiring the configuration to be modified after every OS X Server application update. You can modify the "sm.xml" file and add you server alias to resolve the issue. This blog post outlines the process....

There is an issue with the SASL authentication mechanism configuration with OS X Server application version 3.0.3 and might happen in later versions. A workaround is stopping jabber, editing the c2s.xml file, and starting the jabber used with the Messages service. This post covers the workaround in detail....

Overview On our JAMF Software Server (JSS) we noticed and error occurring during scheduled JSS database backup using the JSS Database Utility. The bug is in the implementation of the MySQL binary running on OS X, and isn't seen on other platforms like Windows or other Unix servers. The Symptoms include, under heavy work loads...

Overview This post covers setting the path variable for MySQL on a JAMF Software Server running OS X 10.10.x Server & MySQL 5.6.x. The path for a user in OS X is a set of locations in the file system whereby the user can use certain applications, commands and programs without the need to specify the...