Apple and K12 IT
DeviceLockCommand As Apple silicon documentation slowly trickles in, the Apple admin community learns more about changes impacting MDM and other functions intended for enterprise. One of the most obvious is the change to the MDM DeviceLockCommand command.
Recently I wanted to find a friendly way to prompt for logout or restart using the dialog prompts people were already used to. As part of a workflow users had to restart, but the only solutions I found to programmatically accomplish this were to force something like…
Bypass force sign in for fun and profit! Managing Google Chrome can be a bear sometimes. With dozens of policies to comb through for any given need, it’s a platform unto itself.
Admins who have worked with non-Mac Apple devices for a long time are already familiar with IPSW (iPod software) files. IPSWs are the OS installers for iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, and other variations in the iDevice family.
One of the most common questions on the MacAdmins Slack #lightspeed channel is, “How do I install the Relay smart agent on Macs?” Lightspeed provides a little guidance and a decent overview, and that works most of the time, except when it doesn’t.