Joining a Mac to a Windows Active Directory

We picked up a few new 17" MacBook Pro's at work. We're a Microsoft shop, so Mac's aren't part of the basic knowledge for our IT staff, myself included. I don't want to be the Windows guy who says "I don't do Macs" - part of being a technologist is serving the user base where they are at with the technologies they require to do their job (but please, included me in determining your requirements and technological solutions - a Mac might be really cool, but might not fit with the organizations needs or your IT group's ability to support your solution). Really, that's what Web 2.0 is all about - … [Read more...]

VMware Fusion Updated to 2.0.5

While setting up a new 17" MacBook Pro today I found that an update to VMware Fusion has been released. The update, version 2.0.5, has a release date of June 23. According to the release notes, the update includes: Support for Mac OS X Server guest operating systems on Macs with Intel Xeon 5500 and 3500 Series processors (based on Nehalem micro-architecture) Provides experimental support for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Server as a guest operating system (32-bit only) Provides experimental support for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard as a host operating system (32-bit only) Supports Ubuntu … [Read more...]