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Configuring IPv6 DNS on Mac OS X Server
Configuring IPv6 DNS on Mac OS X Server

Over the past several months, my company has been dealing with AD/OD integrations with Lion 10.7.2 and the customer’s environment is using “.local”. If you are not familiar with the history between “.local” and Apple computers simply put: they don’t mix. PERIOD. It all stems from Apple OS X Clients using the naming convention of “ComputerName.local” as its address for Bonjour services. When an Active Directory (AD) environment uses something like “company.local”, Lion doesn’t know if you are talking DNS or Bonjour… so it just tries everything, thus giving you delayed authentication (login) against your AD controllers. [ Read More... ]

Working With IPv6 and Mac OS X
Working With IPv6 and Mac OS X

I don’t feel that anyone reading this in 2012 has never heard of IPv6. The easiest way to put it it’s a combinations of HEX values to make a big ugly “thing” that represents your computer. IPv4 was simple; four octets made up of a value from 0-255; thus 192.168.1.111. IPv6 takes this to a new other level. From Wikipedia: [ Read More... ]

MacTech Conference 2011
MacTech Conference 2011

Wow… I’ve been slacking off on writing posts.  I know I’m highly overdue on S/MIME on iOS, I’ll be working on that soon… just finding a few snags and using MDM deployments.  For now here are several sets of pictures I’ve been taking over the past month. [ Read More... ]

Kiana and Buckland Alaska
Kiana and Buckland Alaska

During the week of November 14th, 2011, through the combination of Qivliq Village Partnerships and the NANA BWISE program I was able to visited two villages within the Northwest Arctic: Kiana and Buckland. [ Read More... ]