DFW Casper User Group Meeting April 1, 2015

Here are the links to resources that were mentioned tonight at the meeting:

Rich Trouton’s blog:  http://derflounder.wordpress.com

Ben Tom’s blog:  http://macmule.com

Shea Craig’s blog:  http://labs.da.org/wordpress/sheagcraig/

Univ Utah rc.netboot fix:  http://goo.gl/xrBxa

JAMF Support GitHub:  https://github.com/JAMFSupport/

Bryson Tyrell:  https://bryson3gps.wordpress.com/

Mike Morales GitHub:  https://github.com/mm2270

JAMF Nation JNUC 2014 Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlxHm_Px-Ie2e4a8tSFpc7JKdxYPxAS0M

My GitHub Repo:  https://github.com/stevewood-tx

IRC – there is a #jamfnation channel on the Freenode IRC server. A lot of great minds hang out on that channel during the day. While it is not a JAMF sponsored place, even a few JAMFers hang out in there occasionally. It’s a great way to get help in real time.  If you’ve never used IRC before, or it’s been a while, IRC Cloud is a great IRC app:

www.irccloud.com

Some Tools:

AutoDMG – tool for creating never before booted OS X DMG files for use in Casper or AutoCasperNBI

AutoCasperNBI – tool for creating NetBoot images

CreateUserPKG – tool for creating a package that will “install” a user on a system

AutoPKG – tool for downloading applications and updates. Utilizes recipes from the community. Can be coupled with Jenkins for automation. See my series of posts about it, starting with this one.

AutoPKGr – AutoPKG with a GUI front end, and integeration into the JSS. This tool eliminates the need to implement Jenkins

vfuse – tool for creating VMware Fusion VMs from DMG files

The presentation from tonight, minus the movies, can be downloaded from here:  https://github.com/stevewood-tx/CasperUserGroup

Music tonight was courtesy of the JNUC 2014 playlist on Spotify, put together by Mike Paul:  https://open.spotify.com/user/springfedmusic/playlist/3u1Hja1DYQHVOzvlGcWbK1

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