Handling errors means more than a couple of jargon phrases and a magic number. Designing for error requires the user to be at its centre.
Last week, most of the servers around the world were found to have a serious vulnerability which is trivial to exploit. Even iCloud was affected. How does it affect you?
An exploration of how Time Machine backs up to APFS, using Mints to make log access quick, simple, and easy to understand. And notes on changes in Monterey.
Since macOS Sierra, the Unified log has been an unrivalled source of information about what’s going on in macOS. But access isn’t simple.
Content Caching server originated in 2005, as a feature in Mac OS X Server, which sold Xserves. Time Machine came in 2007, to support Time Capsules. Those legacies are so different, though.
Details of how the Content Caching server handles a cache macOS security data update, and both client and server handle an App Store update.
Using Activity Monitor and command tools to assess performance of a content caching server, and diagnosing problems from the log.
Now lists the time of the start of all boots in the last 24 hours, and helps you with Unicode normalization problems.
A new support page contains supplementary info for Mints and its log extracts and tools.
A new tailor-made log view shows what’s happened in interactions with the App Store, and can give clues as to the cause of delays and failures.