Category: Mac OS X

Enable Single Sign On Printing in OS X

Hi all. I’ve been to a fair few of our clients’ sites now that run a managed print server for their network printing needs. Almost every time, the print queues need to be SSO / Kerberised to work with Active

Mac OS X: Fixing print cue issues

I recently spent a day onsite during half term looking at a set of iMacs that were intermittently pausing their print queues. I used a few different terminal commands to work around the issue so I thought I’d share the

Apple Mail and Outlook: Attachments

Every file that is sent to you by e-mail is then stored in a specific folder. Why Would I Need To Know Where Attachments Are Stored? If you have ever opened an attachment from an e-mail, worked on it and

OS X Yosemite Hidden Features Part 3

Download your free OS X Yosemite Tips & Tricks Guide here   Continuing on with our series looking at features of OS X Yosemite that aren’t as well known or documented, Part 3 will focus on features in Apple’s Mail

Understanding the Mac OS X Keychain

Online services, banking, social media, encrypted hard drives, everything wants to know your password before allowing you access. My list of login credentials is growing slowly and remembering them is not possible anymore. With the advance of the internet and

Creating Config Profiles instead of a First Boot Script

Download your free guide to Mac OS X Deployment Techniques   As a follow up to my first boot script blog, I wanted to spend a bit more time with configuration profiles to see if they could be used to

Quick Tip: How to open System Preferences quickly

If like me you regularly access System Preferences to change settings then the following tip may help you open System Preferences quicker. Open System Preferences using Keyboard Shortcuts: On your keyboard use ALT + F2, which opens up the Display

How to delete Keychains at logout

How to Delete Keychains at Logout I’ve been asked quite a few times whether it’s possible to disable the Keychain functionality in OS X. This is a fairly critical part of the OS, so the short answer is no, but

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What will you do when your Macs aren't covered by Warranty?

Macs play an increasingly important role in Enterprise and Education markets; and, therefore, it is important that your Mac hardware is protected against faults, damage and inevitable wear and tear. Protecting your device(s) warranty Apple have put in place a

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OS X Yosemite hidden feature series – Part 2

Following on from Part 1 in this Yosemite series, looking at features of Yosemite that are not so well known or perhaps even hidden, Part 2 will focus on added features to the Apple Safari web browser app. Apple have