Getting All the Apps to Devices: When and How We Use Patch, AutoPkg, and VPP Together

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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.

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Green Tea with dataJAR

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Another year, another MacAdmins.org Podcast.

This time I managed to drag along one of my partners in crime at datajar.co.uk, James Ridsdale. And you’ll be relieved to here that we’re split the speaking duties, so it’s not just me mumbling along!

Links to that episode can be found below, as well details on the MacAdmins.org Podcast & a link to the MacAdmins.org Listener Survey.

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AutoCasperNBI & AutoImagrNBI 1.4.0, High Sierra Compatible & Sadness

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Another year, another macOS release & another update to AutoCasperNBI & AutoImagrNBI.

Details of the updates can be found below, as well as the sadness.

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jamf + AutoPKG + Munki

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Last night I spoke about jamJAR at the April 2017 University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting.

This talk goes a little more into the “why” we went the jamJAR & some in-use examples.

Below is a link for the video as well as a link for the meeting.

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Munki and Patch – A Comparison

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Earlier this year, James Ridsdale & myself presented at macad.uk a talk called “Munki and Patch – A Comparison”.

Below are links from the talk.

The talk itself contained some details on Jamfs forthcoming Patch & our solution leveraging open source tools with Jamf for “patch management”, jamJAR.

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ADPassMon is dead, long live NoMAD

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3 years ago today, I announced my fork of ADPassMon. But time has now come to send ADPassMon out to pasture & allow the new kid on the block, NoMAD to take the throne.

Below is a brief history of ADPassMon & why now seems the right time to do this.

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Demystifying Apple School Manager

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At a recent London Apple Admins, I gave a talk titled “Demystifying Apple School Manager”.

The talks video, the presentation & the links mentioned can be found below.

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