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PSU MacAdmins 2014 Resources

Below is a list of resources from my session on filing bugs with Apple. Thanks to everyone who attended! Follow me on Twitter at @mboylan. Feel free to e-mail me using the contact form on this site. Slides: Slides from… Continue Reading →

Enabling/Prioritizing Perfect Forward Secrecy Cipher Suites on F5 BigIP LTM 11.4.x

With the recent heartbleed vulnerability, there’s been a lot of talk about a technology called perfect forward secrecy (PFS) (or just forward secrecy) and how important it is in mitigating the effects of a private key leak. Basically, in a… Continue Reading →

MacIT 2014 Resources

Below is a list of resources from my session on filing bugs with Apple. Thanks to everyone who attended! Follow me on Twitter at @mboylan. Feel free to e-mail me using the contact form on this site. Slides: Slides from… Continue Reading →

Philips AirFryer: The return process from hell

I’m not usually one to write blog posts targeted at specific companies (as I do plenty of talking to companies on Twitter), but Philips has screwed up this return so badly, I felt it worthy of a post. First, a… Continue Reading →

Automating Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 Roles and Features Installation with PowerShell

Windows Server 2012 introduced a new feature that makes it very easy to build like servers. Although the use of templates in VMware is also useful for this purpose, the ability to clone features and roles between servers is useful… Continue Reading →

Print Manager: Now Open Source

It’s both exciting and nerve-wracking¬†to announce that today I released my first open source project titled Print Manager under the MIT License. This is a stripped down version of an application that I’ve been working on for work. My thanks… Continue Reading →

Parsing curl and installer output with AppleScript

Recently I’ve been working on redesigning our Mac campus printing app which is written in AppleScript Objective-C. This year I’m making it dynamic so that I don’t have to re-release the application throughout the semester just to add new printers…. Continue Reading →

A New Beginning

It’s been a very long time since I’ve had a nice, clean, blank canvas on which to write something online. For the last several years, I neglected this website and was posting everything work related to a hosted blog on… Continue Reading →

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