Does any know of, or use, a product that manages 3rd Party Patches for
the Mac Platform?I know of
Secunia(http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/) for the windows
side, but all it does for the mac side is patch scanning, not actual
This was a recent list I was given: Firewall on with exceptions
(presently disabled)Completed.Manually adjusting the .plist files on the
machine does adjust the exceptions in the firewall policy. However this
can only be done on an application basis ...
We seem to be having a slightly different problem. We had some stability
issues on 8.43 and decided to upgrade to 10.6 and also upgrade the OS at
the same time. So we took a backup, rebuilt the entire server from
scratch, then installed 8.6 on it. Wh...
How are you getting the script to push from Casper?Casper runs scripts
as root so you can't get the logged on user by doing whoami.Casper does
have a few system variables it uses to push things to scripts that you
run and logged in user is one of the...
Tom, Can you point me to documentation on the API you are talking about
for Casper? We aren't using SCCM, but we do have a peoplesoft backend
database that manages our IPs for us. So for example if an EA is not in
this database it doesn't get an IP. ...
Casper doesn't do a very good job of patch management imo. Its not the
whole puzzle, its only a piece of a puzzle. You can't do patch
management with Casper without some other product acting as a repository
for the patches. (SUS or otherwise) I'm not...
Tom, thanks for the response! (I've also edited the OP to reflect more
updated information) Point 1: Yup, deploying the changes was tricky
though. Apple didn't respect Casper trying to change that file through
mcs pushes for some reason. Point 6: Bei...