Tag Archives: packaging

What’s Wrong with the Office 2016 Volume License Installer?

Office 2016 for Mac comes in an installer package that has been causing several issues for Mac sysadmins deploying it in their organizations. At least a couple posts exist already for how to “fix” the installer and deploy the software, but I haven’t seen anyone actually detail some of these issues publicly. The best way […]

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Adobe Creative Cloud Deployment: Packaging a License File

In the previous post, we covered the scenarios in which you might want to deploy a Creative Cloud device license or serial number separate from the actual applications, as a “License File Package”. Although the Creative Cloud Packager app supports this as a workflow, the problem is that it doesn’t help you out much with […]

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How to Package Profiles

Part of a managed Mac’s configuration is often one or more Profiles, either Configuration Profiles, or an Enrollment Profile for an MDM server like Apple’s Profile Manager or Cisco Meraki Systems Manager. There are multiple ways to install these. You can have users double-click and install these .mobileconfig files themselves via a website or e-mail […]

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