Monthly Archives: August 2013

Salt Stack – salt-osx-grains

VertigoRay/ August 22, 2013/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

During my adventures with Salt Stack, I found that the grains lacked a couple of key bits on information for OS X: Apple Model Number Apple Serial Number Additionally, I decided that it would be useful to store the computer’s Company Asset Number in nvram, and make that available in grains. To solve this, I made some customized grains and made them

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Adventures with Salt Stack

VertigoRay/ August 20, 2013/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

I have been in IT for over 15 years. most of that tenure has been managing Windows – mostly in the Desktop/Laptop realm. This means that I’ve got a lot of experience with AD, GPO, SCCM, scripting, etc. Recently, I took over the management of Apple Desktops/Laptops for the organization that I work for. Before now, Apples were the outlier

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