Create an auto-logoff script for Windows 7

One Use Case I'm not really sure how useful this is to other folks, but we're in a primarily Mac environment and have a Windows computer joined to Active Directory that's handy to use for people's password changes. Once people have changed their passwords... no need to be logged in any more, so this just… Continue reading Create an auto-logoff script for Windows 7

Cloning an image using Thunderbolt and Disk Utility

Why would you do this? It's fast. Over Thunderbolt, cloning a roughly 30 GB (of used space) image takes only a few minutes. Minimal additional cost. Sure, you probably paid money for your Macs, but this method uses only included software... and one US$40 cable. No external media or extra setup. You don't have to… Continue reading Cloning an image using Thunderbolt and Disk Utility

Deleting Mac Keychains in an Active Directory Environment

Update: The easiest way to do this is actually to install Offset and then put a RemoveLastUserKeychains script into /usr/local/offset/logout-every (make sure it's owned by root:wheel and has 755 permissions). What's the problem? If you're in a primarily or exclusively Mac environment, but you're managing logins through Active Directory, password changes on the AD level… Continue reading Deleting Mac Keychains in an Active Directory Environment