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The evaluation of macOS Catalina, announced on October 3, 2019, is complete. The upgrade is now available for UNCG Mac users. Critical Change to Antivirus and Antimalware Protection With macOS Catalina, Apple removed all support for 32-bit apps. Therefore, 32-bit apps do not run on Catalina. To protect UNCG Mac users, Information Technology Services (ITS), [Read More]

In early October 2019, Apple will release Catalina 10.15, the newest version of macOS. Information Technology Services (ITS) and the Mac Advisory Committee are evaluating the new macOS’ compatibility with enterprise applications and network configurations. Support will not be available for macOS Catalina 10.15 until the evaluation has been completed. Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection [Read More]

Apple iCloud is used to store files and backup settings for macOS and iOS devices. It is configured during setup or via System Preferences. However, iCloud is not approved for storing UNCG data. To ensure compliance with University data storage policies, all Mac users should disable the Desktop & Documents Folders selection of iCloud Storage. [Read More]

Update: 11/9/18 The evaluation of macOS Mojave, that was announced October 5, 2018, is complete and macOS Mojave is approved for UNCG Mac users. There are no major problems anticipated with this upgrade. Some upgrades have taken over 90 minutes to complete.  Please plan accordingly. For details and updates about the macOS Mojave upgrade, please [Read More]

Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the MAC Advisory Committee, announced on September 13, 2017 that we were evaluating macOS High Sierra for on-campus use. This includes testing its compatibility with enterprise applications and UNCG standard hardware and network configurations. The evaluation process has been completed, and ITS has concluded that there are no [Read More]