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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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Rolling OS X packages with FPM and Homebrew

Two cool open-source package managers, FPM and Homebrew, recently got some new OS X Installer Package capabilities. fpm -t osxpkg Jordan Sissel’s FPM packaging tool was designed for systems administrators to very easily roll packages for RedHat, Debian and other platforms and abstract away the obscure details of the package formats themselves. FPM is written […]

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