Trusting Certificates in System Keychain without Prompting

A common activity when deploying Macs in Enterprise and Education environments is trusted a certificate in the System keychain. Before macOS 11 Big Sur, this was done using the security command. However, macOS 11 Big Sur changed this: macOS Big Sur 11 beta improves system security by requiring an administrator password when a certificate trust…

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Winclone 6 and WIM (Windows Imaging Format)

  Last month we released Winclone 6 and customers have been using it to migrate and clone Boot Camp partitions on the whole range of Macs that support Boot Camp (including USB-C Macs).  Winclone 6 sports a fancy new look, but the big changes are under the hood.  One of the goals for Winclone 6 was…

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Top Features of Winclone 6

We have been working on Winclone 6 for a while now, and have packed it with some great features that make it really easy to backup, clone, migrate and restore your Boot Camp partition.  I wanted to do a blog post and highlight some of the features that I think are really interesting. Top Feature…

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30th History of the Mac Video

Over the past couple of weeks, we have been busy beacon-enabling Macworld/iWorld 2014 and creating a scavenger hunt for the show to demonstrate iBeacon technology. The scavenger hunt goal is to identify specific Mac models based on hints that only appear when you are near one of our Bleu Station beacons. To make it more…

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Bootcamp on the “New” Mac Pro

We got our hands on a new Mac Pro to make sure that Winclone and Bootcamp all work as expected. We ordered it the day it was released, but didn’t receive it until 2 months later. We didn’t have any reports of issues with the new Mac Pro, but we were still interested in seeing…

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Signing Installer Packages with Apple 3rd Party Developer Certificate

OS X 10.8 “Moutain Lion” shipped with Gatekeeper, an Apple technology that prevents malicious software from getting installed on OS X. The default setting for Gatekeeper is that all applications must either be from the Mac App Store, or be signed by a “registered developer”. This also applies to installer packages. If you attempt to…

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