On September 24, 2018, Apple released it’s latest version of macOS, macOS Mojave 10.14. Information Technology Services, in collaboration with the Mac Advisory Committee, is currently evaluating macOS Mojave for on-campus use. This includes testing its compatibility with enterprise applications and UNCG standard hardware and network configurations. All Mac users are advised to wait until […]

Apple has begun the process of phasing out 32-bit applications on Macs.  With the recent release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, the first time users launch an app that does not support 64-bit they will see an alert that the “App” is not optimized for their Mac.   This is the first of many warnings Apple plans to provide […]

Monday June 1st Apple released macOS High Sierra 10.13.5, the fifth major update to the macOS High Sierra operating system available on Apple’s Mac lineup. 10.13.5 macOS High Sierra Update comes more than two months after the release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, which introduced eGPU support, Business Chat in Messages, and more.  macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 […]

After changing your GCN password there could be an issue where the system does not connect to the eduroam network.  The Wifi status will show that it is continuously attempts, but never completes the connection.   If this occurs you will need to remove the eduroam network and manually reconnect.  The following steps should walk […]

When upgrading from macOS Sierra 10.12 to macOS High Sierra 10.13, System Center Endpoint Protection and Box Sync may be removed from automatically starting up This may also happen when updating versions of macOS High Sierra such as 10.13.3 to 10.13.4.  Installing the latest versions of the software will restore this functionality.  You can get […]

On November 3, 2017 Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the Mac Advisory Committee (MAC), announced that upgrading to macOS Sierra is approved for clients on UNCG networks. At this time it is advised that all clients proceed with the upgrade to the latest version of macOS High Sierra, currently 10.13.2. Some users may […]

Who: Any user running macOS High Sierra What: Installation of OS update to address security vulnerability When: Immediate Why: A vulnerability was discovered recently in macOS High Sierra that could allow an attacker unauthorized access to your Mac. This vulnerability utilizes a weak default password on the “root” administrator account. Apple has since released Security Update 2017-001 to address this issue. […]

On September 13, 2017, Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the MAC Advisory Committee, announced that we were evaluating macOS High Sierra 10.13 for on-campus use. This includes testing its compatibility with enterprise applications and UNCG standard hardware and network configurations. The evaluation process has been completed, and ITS has concluded that there are […]

Apple has announced that it will officially release macOS High Sierra, 10.13, on September 25, 2017.  Information Technology Services, in collaboration with the Mac Advisory Committee, is currently evaluating High Sierra for on-campus use. This includes testing its compatibility with enterprise applications and UNCG standard hardware and network configurations. All Mac users are advised to […]