Running Google Expeditions on your Cisco Wireless

(If you don’t want to hear the story of the app and jump right to the solution, scroll down a few paragraphs) The support pages for Expeditions contain some guidance about the requirements to run Expeditions on your network, mainly: “Check with your IT admin to see if your school Wi-Fi network is enabled for peer-to-peer networking. If it isn’t, you …

Casper & Automated Management

One task I am often faced with in managing our iOS devices is finding ways to help our users help themselves to resolve issues on their devices. This can be something as simple as encouraging them to update iOS, freeing up space or performing actions based upon specific vision. One great way to do this in the Casper Suite is …

Managed Apple IDs: Tips

Working with new Managed Apple IDs Each and every summer, EdTech folks get to learn about the newest trends in technology. For school districts working with Apple Technologies, this usually means a new version of macOS or iOS. This summer, it is a bit different for Education, as Apple has rolled out Apple School Manager (ASM), a replacement for the …

JSS Restrictions Removal Tool

In our iPad deployment we use Casper as a management tool for restricting our student devices. When student devices come in needing troubleshooting or replacement we need to remove some restrictions from the device to regain access to certain restricted elements of iOS. Right now this required a subset of our staff to login to the JSS and add a …

Tracking App versions in MunkiReport-PHP

There is a new release of MunkiReport-PHP (v2.3.0) with a bunch of new features. One of those is a widget to track and  display application versions. Recent updates allowed MunkiReport to include Internet Plug-Ins as as application and report back the version (I’m looking at you Java, Flash and Silverlight.)  With this new addition the question may pop up, “How …