The ‘General Installer’ – Installation Wrapper

Now I’m working on something interesting.  It’s working title is the ‘General Installer’ script. The script is basically a universal wrapper to install applications or anything else, but also give you the flexibility of pre-process scripting without the scripting, as … Continue reading

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Automate IP printer port and driver install

I’ve just had a nice little scripting challenge to solve: ICTST have all moved recently to nice offices off of the High Street.  We have a nice new printer here and no print server, so we needed to automate the … Continue reading

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Sophos Anti-virus upgrade to Endpoint 9.5

I am currently deploying, to a schedule, a Sophos Endpoint upgrade to ICTST managed computers using Altiris Notification Server. The installation has already deployed to OUCS computers managed by ICTST, so far with no failures and no negative reports. Today … Continue reading

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OUCS Help Centre PCs Image

Currently I’m working on a new image for the OUCS Help Centre PCs.  Each year the Lecture room images in OUCS are updated, and a couple of months later the Help Centre ones are too: the image is very closely … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hi, the intention of this blog is to brain-dump things to do with my role in the University, which is mainly providing apps packaging and deployment services to OUCS, Libraries and UAS. Hope to speak again soon! Darren.

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