Tag Archive for Mac

Ongoing data-loss with Lion

So I got an official response from the bug reporting team over at Apple about the Lion data-loss bug with non-local volumes (see here and here). There response was short and extremely unhelpful. Currently, if want to close and undo any changes, you must hit Cancel then Revert to Last Opened/Saved, or use Versions to…

Lion 10.7.2 Update

Well Apple released a 10.7.2 the other day.  It quietly “fixed” the data-loss bug that occurs on network (and other non-internal storage).  And by fixed I mean they mocked us entirely. So now doing the same test, I open an image off the file server in Preview and crop it, print it, and then try…

Lion Open Directory Updates

So we just started rolling out Lion to a few machines for testing and came across something that is extremely annoying, as well as related to a previous post I did detailing how to setup Directory Services. Previous to Lion, one of the reported TrustInformation levels was Encryption which identified if the connection was over…

Setting up secure Directory Services

UPDATE: Be sure to read this post regarding the Lion updates. Where I work we use all Macs along with Open Directory, which is basically Apple’s version of Active Directory. Open Directory handles storing the user accounts and authentication of users of course, but it also handles computer records, centrally managed preferences, etc. As this is…