Tag Archives : Sierra

Download Sierra through CLI


EDIT: Apple’s readded sierra to MAS https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/macos-sierra/id1127487414?mt=12 One of the changes that came with High Sierra’s release and affected fellow macadmins was the removal of Sierra from the app store.   For now, there’s a work around as Apple still has Sierra in the Software Update Catalogue Sign into the Mac App Store with an account that had Sierra Download…

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Detecting a Touchbar Mac


Today’s task, figure out if the machine has a touch bar or not. While there’s a few files that contains info about the touch bar: “~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.controlstrip.plist” “~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.touchbar.agent.plist” These are user files. Which is fine to pull on, but better yet would be pulling on a file that doesn’t require Casper Jamf Pro┬áto know about the user. Emily had a great…

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Bluetooth Factory Reset all connected devices.


While reading on the web about OSX bluetooth I came across an article talking about resetting the bluetooth module. Pressing Shift+Option keys and clicking on the Bluetooth icon on your top bar, now displays hidden debug menus. This menu has a few interesting options, “Reset the bluetooth module”, but the one fascinates me more is referenced below “Factory reset all…

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Screenshots at the Setup Assistant


While working on DEP, I noticed something interesting. As of 10.11 you can screenshot Setup Assistant using the standard keys Command + shift 3/4 (add a space for just a window). This raised the question, where do the screenshots go? Supprisingly when you finish the Setup Assistant they end up as expected on the desktop.

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