Our Windows-side of the business has been transitioning from SMB home
folders to OneDrive - for everything..I quickly discovered that
symlinking macOS Documents, Desktop and Pictures to OneDrive was a
complete disaster and even without that, moving t...
Before the M1 Mac's we used the softwareupdate command line tool to
download and install updates - and force a restart after a 48 hour
deadline has passed. On M1 Mac's with Big Sur this fails because
softwareupdate now needs a user password in the mi...
sudo softwareupdate -i -r -R --force This works fine in scripts up until
Catalina but the Software Update Tool has changed behaviour in Big Sur,
requiring password(after searching for updates) even when run as root.
Is there a way around this or do w...
After installing some patches via self service, the patch still shows as
available (Update button still showing). I'm assuming it's because it
needs an inventory update to know about the new version. Is there any
was around this? Also, the UI looks h...
Our Intel fleet: 99% of live devices upgraded. Using the softwareupdate
command.Our M1 fleet: 50% of live devices upgraded Using "Software
Update" configuration profile with automatic updates "forced". Mass
action updates don't work any better. I k...
@bpstuder 's solution is the way to go until Apple get's this fixed. It
seems Apple does some iCloud verification on the account creation step
and this is what fails - because there's still some local token or key
or something left (even though the M...