Managing Printers with Mosyle

I’m beginning to love Mosyle, but it definitely has its quirks. There’s a bunch of people who rave about the incredible support they get- but they live in a different time zone. For us poor people in Australia, 90% of the time we ask a support question, we...

Managing Privileges App with Mosyle MDM- and Logging!

Privileges is an application designed to give Standard Mac users the ability to become Admin for the purposes of installing software, changing settings etc. It’s very straight forward, but has some downsides if you want to use it in a truly managed way- clicking...

Configuring Google Drive File Stream With Mosyle MDM

I had huge trouble with this, making it perhaps worthy of a blog post. There’s a lot of very confusing terminology, and finding the right combination of Extension profile, Kernel Extension profile, System Extension profile and the PPPC profile was driving me...

Apple Business Manager Enrolment in Australia

As of 1 December 2019, Apple Business Manager replaces the Device Enrolment Program. So let’s enrol in ABM- this document assumes you aren’t upgrading. For those currently in DEP, the upgrade guide is here- https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT208817 Here is...

Pi-Hole in Docker on Synology- The Best Way!

This is a pretty long article so here’s a list of contents- Installing Portainer Start Your Portainer  Set up MACVLAN Network for Pi-Hole Create Pi-Hole container Upgrading Pi-Hole Upgrading Portainer     OMG It’s… beautiful! The post with...

State of The Mac 2020- Updated May 2020

We like Macs, but there are some er, less desirable models in the line up- so If you’re buying a new Mac this year, what specs to recommend? This post was originally written in March 2017, and since then Apple has updated pretty much everything- I have updated each of...

Home WiFi Optimisation

This article came about because of a series of FaceBook posts that I wrote to try to help my friends working from home entitled ‘Why Is My WiFi Sh!t?’ Hopefully it helps some people… If you want help, please fill out the form here and we’ll get...

New Computer Migration

Often when you buy a new computer we would come onsite, transfer the data, check the apps and leave. In this brave new world of disease, we’ve had to develop a better way, and it goes like this – WORK WITH YOUR IT PERSON- can’t stress this enough-...

Remote Server Access Slow?

This article was inspired by a ticket we received yesterday – the client has a 1000mbps fibre internet connection at their office, but he was experiencing really slow access to the server from home. Let’s find out why… Scenario 1At the office...