With Jamf Pro 10.6.0, Jamf changed the default storage engine from MyISAM to InnoDB.
Jamf also released a tool to convert the tables with the release of 10.7.0.
However, as the Jamf supplied tools are not available currently available as a standalone download for those of us that do manual installations & as we host our datajar.mobi instances on Kubernetes… we went the manual route.
Below is how we performed these conversions.
Wow, it’s mid-September & this is my 1st post of the year!
Below is some reasons as to why no posts & what I’ve been up to.
At a recent London Apple Admins meetup @ ITV, I gave a 15-minute (ish) version, of the 30-minute talk of the 60-minute talk on jamJAR.
Below is a link to the video of the talk, the slides in a PDF & the video of all talks from that night.
Me again on yet another MacAdmins.org Podcast.
This time, however, you’ll be pleased to know that I largely took a back seat & left Reza Alavi of ISACC to delve into GDPR with some interjection from myself & the MacAdmins.org Podcast as to how it can affect the Apple Admin.
This post is a redux of the #iamroot vulnerability. The vulnerability was fully patched in 10.13.2, so there is nothing new here.
Secondly, this is also another excuse to post a dancing Groot gif.
A couple of days ago I posted on the #iamroot vulnerability, well it’s now been fixed by Apple (yay!), but this then broke something else (boo!).
See below for a round up & some more detail on the above.
UPDATE: Please see https://macmule.com/2017/11/30/imaroot-its-fixed-somethings-broken-fixed-that-now-too/
Earlier tonight I was pointed to a tweet that seemed to show an easy manner for people on High Sierra were able to simply enable root.
Well, the vuln is real. See below for a link to a fix for the issue whilst we await Apple to push a High Sierra update.
On day 3 of JNUC 2017, I gave my third & final talk of the conference: “Securely Managing Identities Across Mac and G Suite with JumpCloud”
This talk should show just how easy it is to get started with JumpCloud. Along with an overview of how at dataJAR we’re leveraging JumpCloud to integrate G Suite within our Jamf|MSP platform (datajar.mobi), as well as bridging authentication across various other cloud systems & bring 2FA to our Macs.
On day 2 of JNUC 2017, I was asked to participate in a panel titled “Modern Packaging and Distribution Workflows Panel”.
I was the only “non-vendor” & according to the thumbnail I’m seemingly the only person on the panel gazing over at Charles Edge.
But if your not a fan of mine (erm welcome to my blog), you’ll be pleased to know I don’t say much.
Below is a link to the video.
At this years JNUC I presented alongside a long time Jamf buddy of mine, John Miller. My part of the talk detailed the various application deployment methods currently available to the Jamf admin (VPP & AutoPkg). With some nuances detailed & some pitfalls mentioned.
John expanded upon the subject by opening up the discussion to Patch & the forthcoming 3rd party integrations.
Below is a link to the video, & links to each section with some more links as pertinent.