I'm trying to get the most current version of Big Sur so I can add it to
an installer script. Basically just checking if the user has the most
current version of the installer before it runs. I have this so far but
I am a noob at awk and grep command...
I have been working on this script for a while now and I am to the last
issue and can't get past it. The CSV i'm using has returns (seems like)
at the end of each line. When the element is echoed out to a new file,
it is including that in the value, ...
I know this is probably not best practice but it has been working for us
in Sierra. We sometimes will have issues with configuration profiles not
updating for whatever reason and previously we were able to remove or
rename the ConfigurationProfile fo...
I am working on a script that will prep the Application folder for
another user. This will remove all the user installed apps. I have been
working on this for a bit and am having trouble finding my mistake. Im
sure there are there are other ways to d...
Being a school district, we do not allow our lower grades to have access
to the app store except for updates. I found recently that I had some
middle schoolers bypassing the restriction. This is how they did it: In
Sierra, there is an ad basically to...
Here is an updated script to include the Apple Silicon version#!/bin/sh
#Written by Aaron Getz 2/10/23 #Updated to support native Apple Silicon
installer 7/13/23 loggedInUser=$(stat -f%Su /dev/console)
loggedInUID=$(id -u "$loggedInUser") dmgfile="Dr...
Dredging this one back up. Here's a simple script that is working for us
in Ventura. Running from Self Service with standard users. #!/bin/sh
#Written by Aaron Getz 2/10/23 loggedInUser=$(stat -f%Su /dev/console)
loggedInUID=$(id -u "$loggedInUser") ...
Alternatively I can do it like this as the Archive Utility should be the
default application to open it. #!/bin/bash ## We capture the logged in
user and the UID to use later when running the local script as the user
loggedInUser=$(stat -f%Su /dev/co...
I was just working through this issue today. Kept getting errors about
missing configuration parameters...I had to end up using the Archive
Utility to unzip it and then move the file to the Applications folder.
See my working script below.Hopefully t...