Monthly Archives: October 2015

Photos App & Configurator 2

One small problem I found when testing AC2 was that Photos.app was very persistent in opening each time we connected new devices.

In 10.11, it appears that Image Capture and Photos, by default, only write connection preferences for each device after it is connected rather than having a global action like iPhoto did.

Thanks to this post on Jamfnation a (hopefully temporary) solution has been found!

In terminal type the following defaults command:

As always, Apple is interested in your feedback. Make sure to file bugs or submit feedback so the great folks who are working on this software can continue to make it even better!

cfgutil – Missing man page

With Apple Configurator 2, Apple released a set of command line tools to help with automating iPad deployments centered around a utility called cfgutil. However, it doesn’t appear that there is any posted online man page reference for the utility at this time. Let’s take a look at how we can install and use this new tool. Continue reading

Apple Configurator 2 – Where are the IPWS Files?

With the update to Apple Configurator 2, there is a new location to look for your IPSW files. Thanks to @TechGrlTweeter, she was able to answer the question as to where those files actually lived:

Note: Her tweet mentions a random number before the Group.com.apple… folder. In my install I did not see that, but your mileage may vary.

For reference, Apple Configurator (1) stored these files in the following location: