Tag Archives: labs
Spent way too long getting 303 laptops to speak to the wireless network post radius certificate update. Fixed a lot of issues with caspar and munki along the way.
Dec 16 and Jan 5. Done.
starting now to be ready by december. There were 65 Important Windows updates alone since June.
April 3, 2013. David Trautman was wrestling with one iMac in CMD that refused to download or update apps foolishly associated with my UVM AppleID. Needed to disassociate my ID and rather use a neutral CMD ID. Took some wrangling … Continue reading
Updated 20 machines in Baily-Howe 303 to latest and greatest. Process uncannily smooth. Meanwhile, David Trautman ran update process on CMD machines and reported Adobe After Effects is crashing upon startup on all the machines. I backed off a … Continue reading
A major time suck getting Zotero and various preferences right, but mission accomplished, at least in terms of preparing the image. Now being tested by CTL staff. Met with new guy David Trautman <firstname.lastname@example.org> from library who is going to take … Continue reading
After some good progress, a hidden monkey wrench was discovered in the works. It was discovered when the latest updates to MS Office 2011 yielded immediate crashes trying top open any office app. Problem traced down to a mismatch of … Continue reading
Original radmind server, skink, was anemic, capable of updating no more than 8 or 9 machines at a time without becoming unresponsive . ETS built a new one, been testing it. Along the way, processed updates for adobe cs6 … Continue reading
Lab machine updates: creating Mac and Windows (via Parallels VM) system images for CTL, CMD, English A206 and others. Workflow is install one new update (system or application); run differences engine; upload difference transcript to sever; update command files to … Continue reading