Mail on Mac OS Server v10.13.4

I’ve been trying to get a new client on board and as part of that I’ve made a list of things that need to get fixed for that business to operate reliably. One of the dangerous things they are doing is running Mail Server on a Mac. This is about to become...

Phishing Grows Up?

This morning I got an email ostensibly from American Express, asking me to set up a ‘SafeKey’ to add an extra level of protection to my online purchases.   It looks legit. One of the first things I do is hover my mouse pointer over the supplied link- often...

Stalking With iPhones

  Last week I was asked to go onsite and help a lady do some general maintenance on her laptop, and of course a bit of help with iCloud- because for some reason the way iCloud works isn’t well understood by the general public. I’m not immune to this...

SSL Certificates in Mac Mail

We use an SSL certificate to increase the trust level around our email servers, one of the most important services we use! Unfortunately, to establish this trust, users are required to take some action when a certificate is renewed, or some host settings don’t...

Silent installs Using Meraki

*Just making clear that this post refers to the ‘legacy’ version of Meraki Systems Manager. There are some features of the paid version which make it a lot easier to install stuff remotely…. I’ve always known that we could install software with...

VPS Maintenance

This post isn’t going to be very interesting for most people but it’s the results of a conversation I had online recently about what sort of maintenance to do for a VPS (Virtual Private Server). These things don’t require much manual help, but...