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Bryson Tyrrell
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I have strong opinions on API design

Between working with established APIs and the reading and experimenting as I work on my own, I've determined there are a number of design choices I would want implemented in any API I worked with.
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A goal I have had for some time was to get away from users simply “requesting” their VPP apps through Self Service and being able to grant them the ability to self-assign those apps (as long as they were eligible).  After doing some work on a little HTML…
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This post details how to create a FileVault 2-ready base OS X virtual machine using Parallels Desktop 10 and then create either a virtual machine template or make use of the new ‘linked clones’ feature to quickly create new virtual machines to test…
This post details how to create a FileVault 2-ready base OS X virtual machine using Parallels Desktop 10 and then create either a virtual machine template or make use of the new ‘linked clones’ fea...
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A while back I posted this shaky-cam YouTube video demonstrating the Storage Spaces feature of Windows 8.  Its essentially a software-level RAID that allows you to group a bunch of physical disks together and then thin provision logical volumes with…
A while back I posted this shaky-cam YouTube video demonstrating the Storage Spaces feature of Windows 8.  Its essentially a software-level RAID that allows you to group a bunch of physical disks t...
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I had a really positive response to the original article I posted on the JSS API, and the good people over at Macbrained.org even asked for a copy to be posted up on their site. It was a lot of fun to write up and I decided to expand upon the first post…
I had a really positive response to the original article I posted on the JSS API, and the good people over at Macbrained.org even asked for a copy to be posted up on their site. It was a lot of fu...
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For those who want to try out Promoter’s early Mac build (v0.9.2) that, at this time, does not support file migration, you can now go here and grab the latest versions as I finish them.  The current binary I’ve posted is a 32-bit OS X build that I’ve…
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Update App Info - New Script

The issue this tries to address is that the JSS never updates a posted app after you have created it. So "Microsoft Word for iPad" became "Microsoft Word" several versions later, and your users will see this in the App Store, but in Self Service it still…
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I never updated my original post on using Box.com as a Casper Share after the Casper Suite 9.0 was released  The process is still essentially the same as in 8.x, but instead of only posting updated screenshots I thought I would add in a couple of…
I never updated my original post on using Box.com as a Casper Share after the Casper Suite 9.0 was released  The process is still essentially the same as in 8.x, but instead of only posting updated...
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Very please with the performance boost. I’m vastly under-utilizing the total available capacity of the Pool, but that’s OK.  I can increase the size of any of these Spaces at any time. Once I had removed all of the drives for the old Pool it no longer…
Very please with the performance boost. I'm vastly under-utilizing the total available capacity of the Pool, but that's OK.  I can increase the size of any of these Spaces at any time. Once I had r...
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I’ve been absent from the blog for a while with my time being pretty split between work and family.  I thought I’d drop a quick update on some things I’m meaning to get posted and also get some small ones out of the way.  I also wanted to switch out of my…
I've been absent from the blog for a while with my time being pretty split between work and family.  I thought I'd drop a quick update on some things I'm meaning to get posted and also get some sma...
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In this post I'm going to be exploring the JAMF Software Server (JSS) REST API. In the opening we'll be covering some of the basics behind HTTP requests and responses. Then there will be examples of making these calls for both Bash and Python that you can…
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Love this article. I've worked with the api a little and have some bash to query certain elements from the JSS. I need more automation, hence why I'm looking at autoPKG also.

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Introducing Promoter v0.9 #jss #admintools

(I’m opening this post with some backstory so if you want just skip ahead to the too long, didn’t read line) Early this year there was a question on an email thread asking: “Has anyone … done a custom work flow themselves in setting up an efficient way to…
(I'm opening this post with some backstory so if you want just skip ahead to the too long, didn't read line) Early this year there was a question on an email thread asking: "Has anyone ... done a c...
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IT Support Specialist, JAMF Software
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OS X, iOS, Mac Integration, Desktop Support, Computer Hardware, Mobile Device Management, Casper Suite, Scripting, Python
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  • JAMF Software
    Technology Services Specialist, 2012 - present
  • Regis Corporation
    Service Desk Analyst, 2011 - 2012
  • FedEx Office
    Lead Project Coordinator, 2006 - 2011
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Casper Admin at JAMFSoftware. Here to share some enthusiasm about technology, code writing, and of course Apple. Opinions are my own.
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