Remote Desktop Connection on Mac OS X refuses to connect because of problems during the licensing protocol

Today, we were blocked by a stupid message from Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection 2 on a user workstation’s. RDC was showing this message : You were disconnected from the Windows-based computer because of problems during the licensing protocol. The problem was that Continue reading Remote Desktop Connection on Mac OS X refuses to connect because of problems during the licensing protocol

Apple Software Update CLI and preferences

Here, you can find some tips/notes to manage Apple Software Updates from the Terminal/Script. Disable Apple Software Update automatic check: /usr/sbin/softwareupdate –schedule off Disable the download of new update in the background: /usr/bin/defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.SoftwareUpdate AutomaticDownload -bool false Disable system Continue reading Apple Software Update CLI and preferences

Disabling the password change/reminder for Active Directory accounts

When you’re asking your users to change their passwords from a website, it will be interesting to disable the ability to modify the password directly from the Mac OS X login window. The login window checks the expiration date of Continue reading Disabling the password change/reminder for Active Directory accounts

Install Reposado with Margarita on CentOS / Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Index – Introduction (this page) – CentOS / Red Hat installation – Setup network on CentOS / Red Hat – Reposado installation – Margarita installation – Getting Started with Margarita – Configure clients Introduction Apple provides a way to host its own update server‘s for Continue reading Install Reposado with Margarita on CentOS / Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Use the CDP (Cisco Discovery Protocol) with Mac OS X

Introduction CDP (Cisco Discovery Protocol) allows Cisco devices to be identified among them. For example, this system is used to find the IP address or port that is connected to another Cisco equipment. Broadly, this is a proprietary protocol that handles to Continue reading Use the CDP (Cisco Discovery Protocol) with Mac OS X