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Jamf Pro 10.42.0 Beta 2 is Now Available!!

Hey Jamf Nation!We've just released Jamf Pro 10.42.0 Beta 2. We've added support for Apple's Declarative Device Management along with a few refinements and fixes. Jamf Pro 10.42.0 Beta features many fixes and some exciting new enhancements including ...  View more

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Jamf Pro 10.41 Now Available

Hello Jamf Nation, Today we are releasing Jamf Pro 10.41. To learn more about this release and the product issues it addresses, review the release notes here. Cloud Upgrade Schedule Your Jamf Pro server, including any free sandbox environments, will ...  View more

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Upload Size Limit for a Package for Cloud JSS?

I have an Adobe Creative Cloud package that is 21Gb (I know it's massive). Pre-Jamf, I was able to use ARD to install the package to target machines about 85% of the time. I wanted to see if Jamf was more reliable but have had no success in getting t...  View more

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Configuration Policies - Restricted Payload

I am new to JAMF and my organization recently stood up an on-prem server and I am working out the management kinks so we can start applying policies to our iPads and Macs. My problem: Whenever I attempt to set a configuration policy containing a 'res...  View more

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Chemdraw 18 Professional activation

I'm trying to push a Chemdraw 18 Professional Activation out, however I can't manage to get it Licensed. It looks as though the activation host is linked to the computer's serial number. Any thoughts?  View more

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JamfPro, eduroam and session reset

In our HE institution, sets of iPads are used in teaching sessions by students, who log-in to the 'eduroam' wi-fi service using their own university log-in credentials. As part of their teaching session they often download and use Apps through Jamf S...  View more

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Network Time Servers and macOS Mojave

With the release of macOS Mojave the command I was using to set the system clocks of our Mac lab systems stopped working. Here is the old command: ntpdate -bvs time-a.nist.gov And here are three examples of the new command: Apple's time server sudo s...  View more

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BitBarDistro- remove "quit" from menu

I'm using bitbar to solely to display the current user. BitBar is being used because "fast user switching" gives the ability to have multiple users logged in at once, plus the ability to lock the screen. Neither of these things fit in a lab environme...  View more

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Share iMac screen to iPads

So I have a department setting up a new area in their student clinic area. They are wanting to have an iMac and multiple iPads at this station. The instructor using the iMac and sharing its screen with the iPads. Is this possible or do you have any i...  View more

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10.13.5 install resumes after first login

Testing on an iMac with a fusion drive bound to AD with 10.12.6. This is for a multi user classroom, the students SMB share mounts in the dock. With the HS installer in /Applications, I push startosinstall with agreetolicense and nointeraction (via A...  View more

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Apple TV single App mode

I am looking into using Jamf to manage multiple TV in a education/healthcare settings. I know that I can setup my AppleTV with DEP and Jamf management. Is it possible to have my single app mode play powerpoint show and/or videos. I want varius member...  View more

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Mount OneDrive as a Network Share

Hi all, Does anyone have any recommendations for methods or products to mount OneDrive for Business as a network share upon login to a machine. I am seeking to implement a way to mount OneDrive without needing to sync a user's OneDrive library to the...  View more

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Adding iCloud account on tvOS

We are looking to customize the background image for Conference Display mode, and sharing images through iCloud Photo Library. Is there a way to have a configuration profile go ahead and log into the iCloud account automatically? I feel like there sh...  View more

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Lockdown a website

We are an educational institution. Our instructors want to use Apple Classroom and when students are given online assessments, they want the students to go to a specific web site in Safari and during the assessment, not have the ability to open a new...  View more

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Apple Wired Keyboard Discontinued

With the introduction of the new iMacs on Monday, Apple has removed all traces of its wired keyboard from the consumer and institutional/enterprise stores. Is there anyone else out there managing labs and clusters using bluetooth keyboards and mice a...  View more

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Pre-stage enrollment trigger policies

I have recently taken over management of the JSS at the College where I work. One of my goals over the Summer is to get as close to a Zero Touch Deployment for computers as possible. We are enrolled in DEP and I have configured a pre-stage enrollment...  View more

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Removing Adobe CC 2015 in preparation for CC 2017

I'm a little annoyed that Adobe's RemoteUpdateManager (RUM) doesn't upgrade our CC 2015 Mac labs to CC 2017, forcing me to get rid of CC 2015 and install CC 2017 from the package file I created with Adobe CCP (Creative Cloud Packager). I looked at th...  View more

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Schedule restart of Lab machines

I want to know if any of you schedule restarts of lab desktop computers and if so, what's your preferred method? I just started looking into this for our Library iMacs. These are very heavily used and I would just like them rebooted nightly.I saw the...  View more

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