The idea was to use MunkiAdmin's script features to automatically rsync changes from a management machine to a machine hosting the repo for clients access. My testng case was syncing from a macOS machine to Ubuntu 16.04. This utilizes rsync with psk's, great documentation specifically on check out Digital Ocean's article. The Script The main bread and butter… Continue reading MunkiAdmin sync on “Save”
Bundling up Filebeat for a quick, automated distribution on macOS.
Background Until recently I've had to dump the entire syslog to the syslog server, now trying to begin using Filebeat collector for macOS and Graylog Elastic Beats Input Plugin which one can send a specific log or set of logs to a syslog server. How I was doing it: Edit the syslog conf at /etc/syslog.conf *.* … Continue reading MacOS, Beats and Graylog. Learning for better logging.
Overview After deciding Docker wasn't a direction I wanted to head infrastructure wise I decided to pursue Ubuntu host... but I also wanted to update the infrastructure, so I decided to pursue an option like this: Ubuntu 16.o4 PHP 7 Non-local SQL I've cited him once and I'll do it again, Clayton Burlison has a great… Continue reading Munkireport-PHP on Ubuntu 16.04 w/ SQL
A video from PSU MacAdmins where I take a high level look at Munki, Docker and why you'd want to even try...
A quick blog post exploring the quick creation of Multi-Output Audio Devices in El Capitan.
In my previous post I delved into getting a munki repo with ssl client-server cert protecting up and running on a docker host. You can read that here. So the next step I wanted to get up and running next to it was the great tool Munkireport-PHP. More than likely if you are looking into docker as… Continue reading Munkireport-PHP on Docker
This is a stumbling journey of a layman and how he got a proof of concept munki repo secured with ssl on a docker host.
I will be presenting the MacAdmins Conference at Penn State this summer with my good friend and colleague Sean Kaiser find more about him here. I will be heading up Life In A Post Xserve World and Sean 2 years after 1400+ computers in 3 weeks. Are we still nuts?. Here is a full list of topics and speakers.… Continue reading Penn State Mac Admins Conference
IFTTT has been a handy web app for simple tasks that I've used for a while now. With IFTTT's iOS app update to IF and the release of Do Button the integration has gotten a bit more interesting. Our IT team has been giving Slack a go these past couple weeks, which we love, and I've… Continue reading IF / Do