Today, March 31, is World Backup Day. Backup is something I take very seriously, but unfortunately many users do not. Computers, smart phones, tablets, Internet of Things devices (smart devices), etc. are very much a part of every day life, and should be backed up in case disaster strikes. In both my professional and personal life, I routinely […]
In January 2015, Apple updated it’s Apple Remote Desktop software with performance improvements for newer versions of OS X. They also updated the look and feel, including the app’s icon. So, available for download here is my custom Apple Remote Desktop v3.8 icon for OS X 10.10 “Yosemite”. Feel free to download and use as […]
Available for download here is my custom Apple Remote Desktop 3 (ARD) icon for OS X 10.9 “Mavericks”. Feel free to download and use as you see fit. [Download]
Here is my customized Apple Remote Desktop 3 (ARD) icon for use with OS X Mountain Lion. Feel free to use as you see fit. [Download]
I realized I haven’t been keeping up with my customized ARD icons over the last few OS X releases, so here is my custom ARD 3 Icon for OS X Lion. [Download]
Part of my post imaging process requires me to manually adjust the custom authentication search policy in Directory Utility. Since all of my users and groups live in Active Directory, we want the machine to look first in AD for a user when they enter their log in credentials by having a custom search policy for authentication where AD is above LDAP. I’ve always wanted a way to either script this out, or use ARD to send a command to do this, instead of manually logging in to each machine after it’s been restored and adjusting this via drag and drop.
When I started using DeployStudio a few years ago, I was hopeful this would find its way in to their AD Bind task. Since I’m still waiting for this to happen, I decided I would beat them to it. (more…)