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    Network Connector (Hybrid Home Folders)

    About dataJAR have developed a mechanism and workflow which allows for shared use macOS devices to leverage both local and network storage. When an network based user logs on to a macOS device, we ...

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    Why does my Mac hang at Boot?

    In certain instances, macOS can hang at the boot screen after an update. To fix this place the Mac in Single User Mode - see: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201573 At the prompt please run: fsc...

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    Why don't my GarageBand or Logic Audio Loops appear?

    When you open GarageBand or Logic, it reads the content of that database and lists that information in the Loop Browser. In some instances after an update to GarageBand or Logic some of the loops d...

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    How to install dataJAR Backup

    Double-click the DMG file, then double-click Install dataJAR Backup. Follow the prompts to complete the installation using the default settings.The CrashPlan app will be accessible to all users on...

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    Migrating VPP to Managed Distribution

    When migrating from a legacy redemption code distribution model to managed distribution, it's important that the following points are understood: All previously purchased redemption codes that hav...

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    Obtaining your VPP Token

    If you are a business or education customer (excluding customers who have migrated to Apple Schools Manager) who are members of Apple's VPP Programme and wish to use Managed Distribution in conjunc...

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    Patching Third-Party Plugins and Applications

    To ensure your plugins and third-party applications are patched when using datajar.mobi, please ensure you have allowed the following URLs to pass freely through your firewall and/or content filter...

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    Programmatically generate a Munki nopkg file

    You may have a requirement to create a 'nopkg' class item for your Munki repo. This could be used for a script (perhaps for maintenance tasks) etc. Pre-Requisites Munki installed on your system A ...

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    Reset a Mac Password via Recovery Mode

    To boot into OS X Recovery, the first thing you need to do is to restart your Mac. While restarting, hold down CMD + R until the Apple logo appears. If you time it right, you will enter the recove...

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    Preparing Printers for Deployment

    In order for dataJAR to prepare your printers for deployment, it's important you provide our technical engineers with the following information: Printer Name (must contain no spaces): Printer Desc...