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Feb 26, 2018
Migrating Data from the Apple Wiki Server
We used Wiki internally for a year or two back in the early 2010’s – it was neat, clean and well-designed, but we long-since moved to...
Feb 20, 2018
SAYING GOODBYE TO THE OS X SERVER File Sharing SERVICE
Sort of. High Sierra and the latest Server.app saw the removal of File Sharing from the stable of goodies that OS X Server had at its...
Feb 16, 2018
Saying Goodbye to the OS X Server Mail Service
Of all the services hosted by OS X Server that are apparently going away, none fills me with greater joy on the occasion of its demise...
Jan 26, 2018
Changes to macOS Server
macOS Server has – for the past few years – increasingly become the least-favored child in the Apple lineup. In the last half-dozen or so...
Jul 25, 2017
SSL, TLS and Alarmism.
Excerpt from an email I received this morning from Harbortouch, entitled “POS Systems Are Now Useless”: “Considerable changes are being...
Jun 23, 2017
Hi. This is Dave. Pleasedtameetcha. I’m spending a lot more time doing behind the scenes, big-picture IT these days, and it’s an odd...
Jan 5, 2017
I love my Tesla Model S. It’s a fabulous car and there are many fabulous and ultimately very boring things that I could say about it....
Oct 27, 2016
Things I Do Not Like About macOS – Get Off My Lawn Edition #443
Two things. Thing one? This is the default setting in Finder Preferences: That’s right. Anything you leave in your Trash for more than...
Aug 12, 2016
Two Step Verification and Two Factor Authentication
Two-step verification on the Mac has been a thing for a while now. It’s a solid level of protection for your Apple ID that requires you...
Aug 5, 2016
Per-App Cellular settings
Quick/useful post (hopefully). I have a friend – let’s call him David because that is in fact his name – who dabbles in iOS app...
Aug 3, 2016
Backblaze Q2 reliability
Ask a dozen IT folks what they recommend for internal storage and you’ll probably hear a dozen different answers. Most of us have – at...
Jul 27, 2016
MAC address changes on the Mac
Firstly, that should read “MAC address changes on the Mac”. While this blog makes headings look super neat and keen, it does tend to...
Jul 22, 2016
MAC OS X AND TESLA API (PT. 2)
When it comes to loading and working with with third party APIs for your car, it kind of goes without saying that there are some caveats...
Jul 15, 2016
RAID and macOS Sierra
First – and it’s important to get this out of the way – I think “macOS” is silly. Yes, I know that we had iOS, which was fine because...
Jul 14, 2016
Sync Google Apps calendars across iOS devices
We’re enthusiastic proponents of Google Apps. There’s an eternal, roiling debate over the assorted pros and cons of every online...