Category Archives: Mac OS X Client

Apple Remote Desktop 3.3: Installing in OS X Lion

Products Affected

Apple Remote Desktop 3.X, OS X Lion

Symptoms

The Apple Remote Desktop 3.3 installer may report that it requires Mac OS X v10.6 when used with OS X Lion. Read more »

Use a SMB share as a Time Machine disk

Time Machine-networkA lot of people moan that this functionality should’ve been included by Apple and be fully supported. Anybody else who had excluded this would’ve been ridiculed, but being Apple, they get away with it. Was it a business decision so that they can market their own Time Machine backup appliance? Or was it lack of programming time/talent? Read more »

Locking Single-User Mode

Logging into Single User Mode essentially gives anybody root access to the system at a file level. From a security standpoint, this is a bad thing. The instructions below will tell you how to secure Single User Mode and require a password before any files are editable in Mac OS 10.2-10.5. Read more »