MacPolicy 09092014

MacPolicy Group Agenda

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014

1:30 to 2:30 — Room B16-B Hillsborough Bld.

1) Announcements – 5 min

  1.  OIT will support only version 10.8.5 or newer of Mac OS X after Dec 31, 2014 Current Version 10.7.5 
  2.  OS X versions that shipped with Intel Hardware:
  3.  *Vintage and Obsolete Apple Products:
  4.  Apple Education Support Line 800-800-2775 use this number only. Always verify Apple Care Coverage with purchase info.
  5.  OIT does not have a  support policy for Boot Camp. & OIT  does not support Classic mode at all.
  6.  Mac Collection Licenses and Media info at
  7.  Kaspersky Endpoint Protection for Macintosh – Antivirus for campus.
  8.  OIT Macintosh Support Web Site for updates.
  9.  Unity Macintosh Workflow uses /Users/$uid$ in the Active Directory configuration with a local home on each machine
  10.  Modified Unity Macintosh Installs are supported by the unit which has made the modifications.
  11.  OIT supports only Apple, Intel (i386) hardware for Mac OS and software. Only unmodified iOS is supported.
  12.  Please remember to check prices at to verify best price with NC State Marketplace
  13.  Authorized NC State personnel wanting to get access to training and tools for Apple Certified Technician should register at   Email for Sold-to Account number and approval.
  14.  UNC Combined Pricing Initiative (CPI)
  15.  Casper Suite Enterprise service  (or
  16. Casper Suite License Renewals will go out  end of Sept 2014.

2) Various Updates   – 5 min.

Updates on Casper and CrashPlan. Discussion.

3) Watch and Discuss Apple Event  – 55 min.

Watch live stream of Apple Announcements 

Next meeting – Tue. Nov 11,, 2014 in Room B16-B Hillsborough from 1:30-2:30 pm.   

MacTech – 2nd Tuesday each month: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

MacPolicy – 2nd Tuesday of every other month: Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov.

Neither MacPolicy or MacTech will not meet in July.

All meetings will be held in B16-B Hillsborough Bld unless otherwise announced. 

Please mark your calendar.