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189: New Years Holiday Mix 2017

-The gang starts off the new year with a brief chat with Justin Esgar, founder of the ACEs Conference.  This year's conference will be held in Phoenix, AZ and is selling fast!  Use the promo code "command" when registering to receive 10% off the current ticket price:
https://acesconf.com/

-Joe follows up on his Apple Mail issues that have plagued his new MacBook Pro.

Sam discusses finally receiving and setting up his new MacBook Pro.  He reviews the manual steps he took to set his computer up from scratch as opposed to a migration. VPN profiles and System Keychain proved to be the bigger sticking points.
How to properly backup and restore the System Keychain: http://www.sebastiencouture.com/post/88839839716/backup-restore-system-keychain-os-x

-Jerry recounts an issue he had with an SSD upgrade in an iMac.  It brings back the conversation of the issues dealing with the mid 2011 models.

-Joe had some interesting issues with his MacBook Pro having a “hard freeze”.  Holding down Command Control Power had no effect!

-As our friend Pam Lefkowitz’s Twitter handle says, It’s “Always DNS”.  Sam describes an issue where DNS caused an issue with authenticating to Active Directory.

-Jerry’s Pro Tip of the week - Meraki’s MDM solution is free for up to 100 devices.

-Not to be outdone, Joe give us a pop quiz: Try it at home - Cmd+Shift+6.  He goes into some other “cool” features of macOS.

-Cautionary tale from Jerry - Don’t be cavalier with your backups.

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