Author: Tap L Apple released a new operating system, macOS Ventura, on October 24, 2022. Review tips from IT for a successful system upgrade. The IT Support Services group recommends Berkeley Lab users exercise caution before upgrading to macOS Ventura. Please review the following … [Read more...] about Use Caution Before Upgrading to macOS Ventura
Hold on! Before you rush to upgrade, here are the things to do: MacOS Monterey compatibility: Find out if your device will work with macOS MontereySoftware that works on macOS Big Sur with M1 or Intel Chipset should work with macOS Monterey.Software Compatibility for macOS Big Sur on M1 … [Read more...] about macOS Monterey is unblocked! But wait!
By Tammera E Campbell on 2021-09-14T19:25:33Z Please take action to update to iOS 14.8, macOS Big Sur 11.6, and watchOS 7.6.2 on Berkeley Lab and personal Apple systems immediately. Last week, The Citizen Lab informed Apple about a new zero-click iMessage exploit targeting Apple's image … [Read more...] about Security Alert: Update macOS, iOS and watchOS
By Tap L on 2021-07-02T15:54:06Z Apple has announced a new operating system, macOS Monterey. They have released a beta version for consumers to download. The first final release is expected in Fall 2021. However, we would like to caution our users to be careful before upgrading to the … [Read more...] about Caution! Caution! Caution regarding macOS Monterey!
By Kahefe Haseen Fatima on 2021-05-06T06:54:52Z Make sure to be protected, do a second reboot after the update! Apple released the macOS Big Sur update 11.3 on April 28, 2021. If Sophos is installed on an M1 (ARM) based system prior to the update, the first time the system boots after the … [Read more...] about Security on MacOS Big Sur 11.3 – M1(ARM)
By Tap L on 2021-02-08T18:38:01Z Berkeley Lab IT will be releasing the block on Big Sur for macOS. IT initiated the block to address software incompatibilities, more specifically with the Lab’s anti-virus software Sophos. Those issues can now be resolved by upgrading your Sophos client with the … [Read more...] about Releasing Big Sur Upgrade
By Tammera E Campbell on 2021-02-08T18:25:53Z Berkeley Lab IT did some recent software compatibility testing of Big Sur with common applications used at LBL. Tests run on a MacBook Pro 13” with new M1 chipset and macOS Big Sur 11.0.1. Results listed below: Test Steps Test … [Read more...] about What Works and Doesn’t Work on macOS Big Sur and Mac M1 Silicon Chipset
By Tammera E Campbell on 2020-11-12T23:21:47Z Apple has recently released their newest operating system, Big Sur. We would like to caution our users to be careful before installing this upgrade, see MacOS Big Sur compatibility: Find out if your device will work with the new OS. These are the … [Read more...] about Before You Upgrade to macOS Big Sur
By Jay Krous on 2020-04-16T17:33:53Z Berkeley Lab Cyber Security has discovered bad guys exploiting Apple’s Remote Management service to conduct reflected denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. What to do? In order to protect Berkeley Lab computers from participating in this hostile activity, … [Read more...] about Apple Remote Management Service Abuse
IT Workstation Support has catalogued the recent issues users have encountered when upgrading their system to the latest macOS Catalina. They are: 32-bit applications will not run on Catalina, see table below Top 10 32-bit Applications … [Read more...] about IT Known Issues with Latest macOS Catalina