Munki, Accessing Your Repository

Overview

This article provides information for connecting to unit package repositories in the Technology Services' Munki Mac Endpoint Management system.

Systems

  • Munki Mac Endpoint Management

Affected Customers

  • University of Illinois IT Pros leveraging Technology Services Endpoint Services' Munki Mac Endpoint Management

Actions

Connecting Using Finder

1. Open a Finder window
              Finder Icon

2. Select Go > Connect to Server (or +K)
          Connect to Server...

3. Enter the address of your repository (e.g. https://USER@munki.eps.uillinois.edu:3443/repos/global/UofI/UIUC/UNIT_PREFIX)* and click the Connect button
            *Where USER and UNIT_PREFIX are your username and unit's Munki repository prefix, respectively.
Connect to Server Window
4. Enter your password and click the Connect button
Connect to Server Login Window
5. Your Munki package repository will appear in a Finder window
Repository in Finder window

Connecting Using MunkiAdmin

There is an application called MunkiAdmin that provides a graphical user interface for managing a Munki repository. To connect to your repository via MunkiAdmin:

1. Download and install the MunkAdmin application from GitHub.*
            *MunkiAdmin utilizes some components of the Munki client and requires it to be installed in order for MunkiAdmin to run properly.

2. Follow steps 1 through 5 above in the Connecting Using Finder section to mount your Munki package repository in Finder

3. Launch the MunkiAdmin application. It's typically installed in either the Applications or Applications/Utilities directories.
              MunkiAdmin Icon

4. Within MunkiAdmin, select your Munki package repository that you mounted in step 2 and click the Open button
MunkiAdmin Repository Selection Window
5. MunkiAdmin will first scan your repository and then load it.
MunkiAdmin Loading a repo
6. You are now ready to manage your Munki package repository with MunkiAdmin.
MunkiAdmin Loaded Repository

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Keywords:munki repository "accessing your repository" endpoint munkiadmin macos   Doc ID:80747
Owner:Drew C.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2018-03-09 11:27 CDTUpdated:2018-04-12 16:13 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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