Sharvil and Zach talk about MDOYVR 2022

Published: 2022-07-01

Sharvil Shah, first time at speaker at MDO, and Zach CTO from Fleet DM join Mat X and to talk about security and the recent MacDevOps:YVR 2022 conference.

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Host: Mat X

Guests: Zach W and Sharvil Shah

Links:

Fleet DM (Device management)

MacDevOps:YVR Videos:

MDOYVR22 – Allister Banks – Threat Models Are Like Opinions

MDOYVR22 – Sharvil Shah – Open Source Visibility on Mac with Osquery and Endpoint Security Framework

MDOYVR22 – Prima Virani – Hosting FleetDM in EKS

MDOYVR22 – Csaba Fitzl -10 macOS Persistence Techniques

and

JD’s Podcast Year in Review

 

SPONSORS for MDOYVR 2022 conference:

Kandji.io (Platinum Sponsor)

SimpleMDM (Gold Sponsor)

Addigy (Silver Sponsor)

MacStadium (Live Stream Sponsor)

FleetDM (Graphic Recording Sponsor)

MDOYVR 2022 Speaker series – Arek Dreyer

Published: 2022-05-31

Arek Dreyer, Keynote speaker at MacDevOps:YVR 2022, joins MatX and JD for the 100th episode to pour one out for Server.app, speaker advice, helping the community, and putting a long-running con(ference) together.

Conference:

June 15-17, 2022 – https://mdoyvr.com

Support the Podcast:

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Hosts:

Mat X and JD

Guest:

Arek Dreyer (Twitter), Senior Product Engineer at Kandji

Links:

Erase All Contents And Settings (Apple)

Apple Deployment Guide

Declarative Device Management (Apple)

XY Problem (Wikipedia)

OKTA Workflows

Beginner’s Mind (Shoshin)

Old UNIX email apps: PINE, ELM,

Books:

Managing Apple Devices (Arek Dreyer) – Amazon

Long list of Apple discontinued products:

Server.app (née MacOS X Server)

Final Cut Server (Final Cut Studio workflow automation and asset management)

Shake (image compositing sofware for VFX)

Xgrid (distributed computing cluster)

Xserve (rack mounted servers for render farms and computing clusters)

Xserve RAID (Fibre channel RAID for direct attached storage or Xsan storage area networks (SAN)

 

SPONSORS for MDOYVR 2022 conference:

Kandji.io (Platinum Sponsor)

SimpleMDM (Gold Sponsor)

Addigy (Silver Sponsor)

MacStadium (Live Stream Sponsor)

FleetDM (Graphic Recording Sponsor)

MDOYVR 2022 Speaker series – Armin Briegel

Published: 2022-05-24

Armin Briegel, speaker at MacDevOps:YVR 2022, joins MatX and JD to chat about Swift, Installomator, and more.

Hosts:

Mat X and JD

Guest:

Armin Briegel (Twitter), ScriptingOSX

Conference:

June 15-17, 2022 – https://mdoyvr.com

Support the Podcast:

Buy us a coffee ☕  buymeacoff.ee/mdopod

Books:

macOS Terminal and Shell

Packaging for Apple Administrators

https://scriptingosx.com/2019/11/new-book-release-day-moving-to-zsh/

 

Links:

Scripting OSX (blog)

Apple to removed Python 2.7 in macOS 12.3 (Mac Mule blog)

Apple macOS 12.3 release notes

Relocatable Python (GitHub)

Munki’s “supported architectures” pkg info key

Platform support in macOS packages (ScriptingOSX)

Install Rosetta (Der Flounder / Rich Trouton blog)

Notarizing macOS Software before distribution (Apple)

Installomator (GitHub)

Transmission hack (2016) / Handbrake hack (2017) – Malwarebytes

Managing Macs with MDM (Apple Platform Deployment Guide)

Intro to MDM (Apple)

Swift Tour (Swift Org)

WWDC 2022 (Apple’s developer conference)

 

MacDevOps Videos:

MDOYVR21 – Armin Briegel – The Encyclopedia of Packages

MDOYVR19 – Greg Neagle – A Swift Adventure – Moving from Python to Swift

 

SPONSORS for MDOYVR 2022 conference:

Kandji.io (Platinum Sponsor)

SimpleMDM (Gold Sponsor)

Addigy (Silver Sponsor)

MacStadium (Live Stream Sponsor)

FleetDM (Graphic Recording Sponsor)

MDOYVR 2022 Speaker series – Bart Reardon

Published: 2022-05-17

Bart Reardon, speaker at MacDevOps:YVR 2022, joins MatX and JD to chat about SwiftUI, managing open-source software, and Bart’s swiftDialog cli app for popping up dialog boxes.

June 15-17, 2022 – https://mdoyvr.com

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Hosts:

Mat X and JD

Guest:

Bart Reardon (Twitter)

Links:

SwiftDialog (GitHub)

SwiftDialog Wiki

SwiftUI (Apple)

Swift (Apple)

The Swift programming language (swift.org)

The Python programming language

 

MacDevOps Videos:

MDOYVR19 – Greg Neagle – A Swift Adventure – Moving from Python to Swift

 

 

SPONSORS for MDOYVR 2022 conference:

Kandji.io (Platinum Sponsor)

SimpleMDM (Gold Sponsor)

Addigy (Silver Sponsor)

MacStadium (Live Stream Sponsor)

FleetDM (Graphic Recording Sponsor)

MDOYVR 2022 Speaker series – Joel Rennich

Published: 2022-05-13

Joel Rennich, speaker at MacDevOps:YVR 2022, joins MatX and JD to talk auth, hiring, and 90s alt-rock references.

June 15-17, 2022 – https://mdoyvr.com

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Hosts:

Mat X and JD

Guest:

Joel Rennich, Jump Cloud

Links:

Michael Bartosh 

The Go Programming language

The Swift programming language

The Python programming language

Amazon Dynamo Db

Teraform (infrastructure automation)

Microsoft VS Code

BareBones BBEdit

Panic software Nova code editor

Git branches in a nutshell

What is a Git mono repo?

AFP548

MacDevOps Videos:

MDOYVR19 – Graham Gilbert – Munki Repo in 3 Mins (using Teraform)

MDOYVR21 – Joel Rennich – You, me and FIDO

MDOYVR20 – Joel Rennich – Single Sign On for Fun and Profit

MDOYVR18 – Joel Rennich – Ruminations on tokens, both secure and insecure

MDOYVR 17 – Joel Rennich – NoMAD Helper

Music:

The Cranberries – Linger

 

SPONSORS for MDOYVR 2022 conference:

Kandji.io (Platinum Sponsor)

SimpleMDM (Gold Sponsor)

Addigy (Silver Sponsor)

MacStadium (Live Stream Sponsor)

FleetDM (Graphic Recording Sponsor)

MDOYVR 2022 Speaker series – Alex Narvey

Published: 2022-05-10

Alex Narvey, speaker at MacDevOps:YVR 2022, joins MatX to recount the many and various quick talks he has given over the years at MDOYVR.

June 15-17, 2022 – https://mdoyvr.com

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Host:

Mat X

Guest:

Alex Narvey, (GitHub) (Precursor.ca)

Links:

Munki self service on-demand scripts (Alex Narvey GitHub)

On Demand / Self Service items (Munki wiki)

BlueSky (GitHub)

BlueSky (precursorca GitHub fork)

MacDevOps Videos:

Alex Narvey vote for best MDO YVR talk of all time:

MDOYVR19 – Arjen van Bochoven – MunkiReport and the Story of working on Open Source projects

The collected MDOYVR Quick Talks of Alex Narvey:

MDOYVR18 – Alex Narvey – Mac mini DevOps

MDOYVR19 – Alex Narvey – Quick Talk – FMPRO Watchman REST API

MDOYVR20 – Alex Narvey – Auto Triage Board

MDOYVR21 – Alex Narvey – BlueSky in Docker

MDOYVR Munki videos:

MDOYVR19 – Greg Neagle – A Swift Adventure

MDOYVR17 – Greg Neagle – Munki 3

MDOYVR15 – Greg Neagle – Getting Started with Munki

 

SPONSORS for MDOYVR 2022 conference:

Kandji.io (Platinum Sponsor)

SimpleMDM (Gold Sponsor)

Addigy (Silver Sponsor)

MacStadium (Live Stream Sponsor)

FleetDM (Graphic Recording Sponsor)

We love what we do – Chris Chapman, MacStadium

Published: 2022-05-03

Mat X and JD chat to Chris Chapman from MacStadium and talk about the business of Mac hosting and how it has evolved over the years from bespoke servers to CI/CD pipelines.

June 15-17, 2022 – https://mdoyvr.com

Hosts:

Mat X and JD

Guest:

Chris Chapman, MacStadium

Links:

MacStadium – Orka (Orchestration with Kubernetes on Apple)

Get started with Fleet (using Docker)

MunkiReport setup in Docker

Docker compose

MDS from Two Canoes software

Server.app is now discontinued

 

MacDevOps Videos:

MDOYVR19 – MacStadium (SPONSOR) – Intro to Orka

 

SPONSORS for MDOYVR 2022 conference:

Kandji.io (Platinum Sponsor)

SimpleMDM (Gold Sponsor)

Addigy (Silver Sponsor)

MacStadium (Live Stream Sponsor)

FleetDM (Graphic Recording Sponsor)

MDO:YVR the Lifestyle Brand

Published: 2022-04-26

Mat X and JD discuss MacDevOps:YVR 2022 conference progress, Munki Report PHP via Docker, and the ever-changing world of Apple.

June 15-17, 2022 – https://mdoyvr.com

Hosts:

Mat X and JD

Links:

Honeycomb

MunkiReport setup in Docker

MunkiReport 5.7.0 requires special Python 2.7.18 x and PHP 7.4

MDS from Two Canoes software

MicroK8

Docker compose

Caddy (reverse proxy)

Black Magic Design

Filmic Pro – iPhone camera software 

Final Cut Pro update with dupe detection

Server.app is now discontinued

Fleetsmith MDM will be shutdown in October 2022

Apple – Plan your MDM migration

SimpleMDM – Migrate your devices 

UMAD – Enroll existing devices into MDM

Acronyms:

PTZ (pan title zoom)

SaaS (software as a service)

MacDevOps Videos:

MDOYVR15 – Nick McSpadden – Docker for Mac Admins

MDOYVR 2016 – Chris Johnson – Get Down with Docker

MDOYVR 2021 – Alex Narvey – Blue Sky in Docker

 

SPONSORS for MDOYVR 2022 conference:

Kandji.io (Platinum Sponsor)

SimpleMDM (Gold Sponsor)

Addigy (Silver Sponsor)

MacStadium (Live Stream Sponsor)

FleetDM (Graphic Recording Sponsor)

Make Things Grow – MacDevOps:YVR 2022 planning continues

Published: 2022-04-19

Mat X and JD continue planning the MacDevOps:YVR 2022 conference.

June 15-17, 2022 – https://mdoyvr.com

Hosts:

Mat X and JD

Links:

Google SRE podcast

MacAdminsMonthly (guest Mat X)

Hosting FleetDM in AWS EKS (Prima Virani)

Tetris in zsh

macOS Monterey Network Quality testing 

SPONSORS for MDOYVR 2022 conference:

Kandji.io (Platinum Sponsor)

SimpleMDM (Gold Sponsor)

Addigy (Silver Sponsor)

MacStadium (Live Stream Sponsor)

FleetDM (Graphic Recording Sponsor)

Ed Marczak – Santa is not corporate malware

Published: 2022-04-12

Ed Marczak joins Mat X and JD to explore whether the open source project Santa is naughty or nice. We discuss what is “corporate malware” and how IT and Security teams can do their best to empathise with and educate their users.

June 15-17, 2022 – https://mdoyvr.com

Hosts:

Mat X and JD

Guests:

Ed Marczak. (Web)   (Twitter)

Videos:

MDOYVR 2021 – Henry Stamerjohann – Useful techniques for a successful Santa deployment

MDOYVR 2018 – Matt Doyle – Santa Upvote

MDOYVR 2016 – Allister – Santa

MDOYVR 2017 – Ed Marczak – How to Fail

Links:

Santa project (GitHub)

Santa project documentation

Quote from ATP episode #476

John: "They added an app called Santa that would intercept app launches and tell you if the app was naughty or nice"

Marco: "That's creepy as hell"

John: "It was flagging everything"