Workaround for wired device-authentication against Cisco RADIUS solutions

Hi All. This blog is another in an ongoing recent theme I’ve been using; Customer Requests! (Maybe I should add a new tag for this type) This time, I had a customer running device-based RADIUS (802.1x) authentication on their wired network. All options in the configuration profile appeared to be setup correctly and the device obtained […]

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Setting the Network Time Server from the Command Line

Hi All, here’s a short and sweet blog post to kick off the new year! I often get asked about setting up NTP configurations on client devices in a better way than manually. You can do this from the command line simply enough: NTPServer=”time.euro.apple.com” /usr/sbin/systemsetup -setnetworktimeserver “$NTPServer” /usr/sbin/systemsetup -setusingnetworktime on Swap the “time.euro.apple.com” with your […]

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Add a SharePoint bookmark in Microsoft Office 2011 to 100 Macs using Bash

Making changes on one Mac can easily be made using the GUI interface, but managing a large number of workstations (especially when performing the same operation) can unnecessarily consume too much of your time. I recently had to add a bookmark for a SharePoint location for Microsoft Office 2011 applications. Doing so on one Mac […]

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