The resources in this section help you contextualize how macOS fits in the enterprise management market.
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Apple and VMware: Deploying Mac in the Enterprise
May 23, 2019
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In this webinar, Frank Valletutti, Mac Specialist Manager at Apple, and Naveen Pitchandi, lead product manager for Apple platforms at VMware, will discuss adoption of Mac in the enterprise, modern
Test Your Knowledge - General macOS
May 23, 2019
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The content in this section walks through the basics of macOS management.
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Essentials for macOS
May 22, 2019
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Access guided instructions that walk you through setting up and navigating an out-of-the-box macOS device.
How to Install macOS at Your Organization
May 22, 2019
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Review the Apple supported installation and recovery methods.
Recovery Key Combos for macOS
May 22, 2019
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Learn about the different key recovery combinations for macOS.
Deployment Reference for macOS
May 22, 2019
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This reference guide by Apple covers deploying and managing macOS devices.
Mobile Device Management Overview
May 22, 2019
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This website is designed for IT and MDM administrators. It contains all aspects of mobile device management (MDM) settings as defined by Apple.
Mobile Device Management Protocol Reference
May 23, 2019
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This document explains how macOS devices work, and why they are different from other device types. Learn the difference between user and device profiles, and between bound and unbound devices.
Payload Best Practices
May 23, 2019
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This article provides payload best practices from Apple.
Payload Settings for Apple Devices
May 23, 2019
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In this article, review a table that details payload settings for Apple devices. Use this table to learn how Payloads are affected by device type, supervision, and other variables.
Apple T2 Security Chip Overview
May 23, 2019
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In this guide, learn about the Apple hardware that provides embedded security.
Startup Security Utility Overview
May 23, 2019
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In this short article, learn about the Startup Security Utility, which is only available on Mac computers that have the Apple T2 Security Chip, and helps secure your Mac against
About background updates in macOS Mojave
May 23, 2019
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This short article explains the different types of updates for macOS devices.
About Content Caching on macOS
May 23, 2019
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In this article, learn the ins and outs of content caching - what you cache and how it works.
Profiles and Logs
May 23, 2019
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Get details on providing logs, reproducible test cases, and other information that will help you investigate and diagnose your reported issues.
Test Your Knowledge - macOS Fundamentals
May 23, 2019
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The following resources help you level-up your macOS enrollment knowledge.
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Apple Business Manager - Manage Devices
May 24, 2019
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In this article, learn how to use Apple Business Manager to streamline deployment of Apple devices purchased directly from Apple or from a participating Apple Authorized Reseller.
Hands-On Lab: Workspace ONE UEM Apple Management
September 13, 2018
Go straight to module 2 for a hands-on enrollment experience.
Onboarding Options for macOS: VMware Workspace ONE Operational Tutorial
March 31, 2019
Learn about the various onboarding options for macOS including the following enrollment workflows: user-initiated enrollments, single-user and multi-user staging for network users, and single-user staging without domain binding.
VMware Workspace ONE UEM 9.2: User-Approved MDM Enrollment in macOS 10.13.2 - Feature Walk-through
March 04, 2018
This video reviews the new features in macOS 10.13.2 around User-Approved MDM enrollment, including how to manage it with the integrated VMware Workspace ONE platform, powered by VMware AirWatch technology.
Test Your Knowledge - macOS Enrollment
May 23, 2019
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These resources guide you through understanding policy management for macOS.
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Privacy Preferences Policy Control for macOS Mojave 10.14+
May 23, 2019
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Peruse this GitHub page for more information on the privacy preferences profile.
[Deep Dive] User Approved Kernel Extension Loading in macOS High Sierra
May 23, 2019
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Starting with High Sierra, macOS devices now require user approval to load third-party kernel extensions (KEXTs). This post explains the impact of this change and possible solutions.
XML Preferences for the macOS Custom Settings Profile
May 23, 2019
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Prepare for a deep dive into the underbelly of macOS preferences and unrelenting use of “Office Space” movie references.
Test Your Knowledge - macOS Policy Management
May 23, 2019
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Use the following resources to learn about macOS software distribution with Workspace ONE UEM.
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Hands-On Lab: Workspace ONE UEM Apple Management
September 13, 2018
Take module 3 in this lab to experience software distribution for macOS hands-on.
Apple Business Manager - Manage Locations
May 24, 2019
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Learn how to add locations and edit their information as you expand your use of Apple Business Manager to other organization locations or offices.
Apple Business Manager - Buy Apps and Books
May 24, 2019
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Learn how Apple Business Manager works with MDM solutions, allowing your organization to buy apps and books in volume, assign them to devices or users, and then install and update
VMware Workspace ONE: macOS Software Management - Lab Walk-through
September 12, 2018
In this video, walk through a Hands-on Lab that focuses on software deployment for macOS in Workspace ONE UEM. This video demonstrates a step-by-step lab to enroll a macOS device
Deploying Third-Party macOS Applications: VMware Workspace ONE Operational Tutorial
March 31, 2019
In this tutorial, learn about deploying third-party macOS applications with VMware Workspace ONE. Procedures include enabling macOS software management, deploying a macOS application as an internal application, creating a custom
VMware Workspace ONE UEM 9.2: macOS Bootstrap Packages - Feature Walk-through
December 13, 2017
In this video, walk through the new macOS bootstrap packages feature, released in VMware Workspace ONE UEM 9.2. Read more here: https://blogs.vmware.com/euc/2017/11/bootstrap-packages-for-macos-vmware-airwatch-9-2.html.
Test Your Knowledge - macOS Software Distribution
May 23, 2019
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Learn how Workspace ONE UEM can help you deliver complex files and packages to macOS devices.
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Distributing Scripts as Custom Attributes and Products
May 23, 2019
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This white paper provides configuration guidelines for provisioning Microsoft Office 2016 as a product to employees on managed macOS devices.
Distributing Scripts for macOS: VMware Workspace ONE Operational Tutorial
March 30, 2019
With Workspace ONE UEM, you can distribute non-store software packages to macOS. This tutorial focuses on leveraging internal apps to deliver scripts for macOS as payload-free packages.
Test Your Knowledge - macOS Scripting
May 23, 2019
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Become a part of the MacAdmin community. This section makes discussion forums and conference information available at your fingertips.
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Rob on Tech Zone
May 24, 2019
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Check out everything that Robert Terakedis, a guru in macOS management, has contributed on the Digital Workspace Tech Zone.
EUC Blogs on macOS
May 24, 2019
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View all of the posts that Rob Terakedis, a macOS management guru, has contributed to the EUC blog.
MacAdmins Slack Channel
May 24, 2019
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Join the Slack community! Be sure to check out the #airwatch, #workspaceone, #gettingstarted, #ios, #macos, #ipadOS, and #tvOS channels.
MacAdmins Podcast
May 24, 2019
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Check out a podcast for Mac admins by Mac admins - episodes 78, 88, and 90 are particularly helpful. 
MTC2018-Protecting the Garden of Eden — Patrick Wardle
May 24, 2019
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In this video, listen to a talk about the significant attacks against macOS, recent malware trends, and how to use 3rd party resources to keep devices secure.
AutoPkgr for Dummies
May 24, 2019
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Learn how to use AutoPkgr to automatically install AutoPkg through Git.
Bash Scripting for Apple Admins
May 24, 2019
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These are the slides, links and notes from the “Scripting Bash” presentation at MacSysAdmin 2017 in Göteborg.
Swift for Apple Admins
May 24, 2019
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These are the links from the "Scripting Swift" presentation at MacSysAdmin 2018 in Gothenborg.
BeyondCorp for Mac Admins
May 24, 2019
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Learn important lessons from Google's BeyondCorp and how to use its teachings to your advantage. Presented at the 2017 MacAdmins Conference at Penn State.
Property Lists, Preferences and Profiles for Apple Administrators
May 24, 2019
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Read this book to learn the underpinnings of how Custom XML works.
Arguments for Binding or Not Binding to Active Directory
May 24, 2019
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In this article, review a table that explains the impact of binding or not binding as they relate to different topics.
Reposado - Software Update Services Replacement
May 24, 2019
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Reposado is a set of tools written in Python that replicate the key functionality of Mac OS X Server's Software Update Service.
Santa - Process Blocking Software
May 24, 2019
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Santa is a binary whitelisting/blacklisting system for macOS. It is named Santa because it keeps track of binaries that are naughty or nice.
Penn State MacAdmins Conference
May 24, 2019
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MacAdmins is an East Coast conference for anyone who deploys and manages Macs and iOS devices.
MacADUK Conference
May 24, 2019
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MacADUK is the only UK conference where Apple admins from enterprise and education come to network, learn, share and discuss the critical IT issues of the day. 
MacDevOpsYVR Conference
May 24, 2019
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MacDevOpsYVR an the annual conference for Mac Admins interested in integrating DevOps into their IT practice.
Objective By The Sea Conference
May 24, 2019
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This conference, hosted in glamorous Monaco, focuses on Mac security.
MacSysAdmin Conference
May 24, 2019
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At MacSysAdmin, macOS and iOS administrators can gain new knowledge, meet colleagues and exchange experiences.
MacTech Conference
May 24, 2019
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The MacTech Conference is an event for Apple IT Pros, Enterprise and consultants. This is the event where Apple’s announcements of the year including new OSes and hardware meet reality.
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