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What's new in the Jamf Pro 10.33 Release

Hi Jamf Nation and happy JNUC 2021! Today we released Jamf Pro 10.33 which includes support for Account-driven user enrollment for iOS/iPadOS. This workflow streamlines the user enrollment onboarding process and focuses on providing corporate access ...  View more

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Alternatives to JamfHelper?

Can anyone recommend alternatives to jamfHelper? I need something that can: Present a fullscreen message to the user (like -windowType fs in jamfHelper) Runs in the background so my script can continue doing things while the message is showing Allows...  View more

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Detecting Counterfeit MagSafe Power Adapters

It seems we have a number of Mac laptops using counterfeit power adapters. Will probably make a script and daemon to sit there and detect when people have plugged in and record the serial number of the plugged in power adapters so we can grab that in...  View more

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Need to disable VoiceOver shortcut and TextToSpeech

We have 900 MacBook Airs, running 10.11.6, in a 1:1 environment. We are preparing to do state testing on them after spring break. During trials, we found out that students used VoiceOver and Text-to-Speech to read the test questions to them. Unless t...  View more

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Jamf binary version has "+LEG"

The "JAMF Binary Version" built-in attribute is reporting one version in our JSS as having "+LEG". Remoting into a machine and using "jamf version" command confirms the version. What is +LEG and/or 9.97.1482356336+LEG ?  View more

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Recon hangs on 10.10.5 - Help

We still have many 10.10.5 machines in our environment and recently we have been having issues with the 10.10.5 machines not completing Recon. The machines hang on detecting hardware. Has anyone encountered this one and if so, what was your workaroun...  View more

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One Mac in a batch is unable to enroll on the JSS

We've got an open support ticket about this with JAMF but I thought I'd post here in case anyone has encountered the same thing or is looking for information about the same thing. We have a batch of 12 identical new iMacs. 11 of them imaged and enrol...  View more

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com.Jamfsoftware.Jamf.agent disable - ccleaner.app

Has anyone experienced users disabling com.jamfsoftware.jamf.agent using an app like Piriform CCleaner? We have discovered students that are able to run restricted software and bypass web filters by using the app to disable the processes that run at ...  View more

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Pre-Stage enrollments on iPads not really working...

When scoping some iPad prestage enrollments, Im seeing some things work but not others. For example, the iPad is skipping the setup pieces that I have selected in the pre-stage, but its not setting the name, or the PO number or Department or user inf...  View more

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443 https traffic window 2012 r2 server with IIS

Folks, Okay we are at our limit trying to figure out our 443 traffic issues with the JSS we have installed on win 2012 r2 server with IIS. We have two servers behind a Load Balancer the 8443 traffic works without an issue to both machines our 443 tra...  View more

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Inventory taking forever on one Mac

I have a Mac that has suddenly begun to have problems. When I run "jamf recon" or have an inventory run after a policy install, it doesn't seem to finish. I let it run once for 45 minutes and it never got past "Gathering application usage information...  View more

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Jamfhelper’s delay option in 9.97

I updated my dev environment to 9.97 and noticed that the -showDelayOptions of jamfhelper in my scripts are not getting responses back. In the example, you’ll see response of “0” as the result, this is 9.97. The bottom is after reverting back to 9.96...  View more

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Tracking down a lost laptop

We had a MacBook Air grow legs last week, and are trying to track it down. We enabled DEP and jamf was already installed. The new "owner" has updated from El Cap to Sierra and added a user account. The device is still checking in with our JSS. I am l...  View more

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User environment applescript issue.

I'm running the following script. When I run directly as a user it works. When open terminal, drop to root via "sudo su -" and run the policy containing the script on the server it works. If the policy containing the applescript is run via self servi...  View more

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Collecting and analyzing crashlogs

I've got a policy that runs in my fleet that collects client-side crash and panic logs every 15 days. Ironically, the JAMF binary crashes the most out of all ofter apps/processes in my fleet. Is anyone else seeing this kind of instability or have adv...  View more

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How to have Jamf re-add mdm profile?

We have an issue where some machines had a non jamf MDM profile which would cause jamf quick add to fail on install. It'll still get added to jamf server but wont have full capability w/out jamf's mdm profile. I wrote a policy (script) to remove all ...  View more

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Scheduling MacOS Updates

For sometime now I've had the need to schedule update like we do for our Windows Systems on the second Thursday of the month. Time after time JAMF has told that I need to create a feature request so after hoping update after update I decided to creat...  View more

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SetUp Script doesn't show notifications?

Hi everybody! Hope someone can help... At the moment I'm working on a "First-Setup-Script" to perform some basic steps on a new Mac. This works, more or less, how it should. Except of the notifications. After every finished step, I want to show a sma...  View more

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.GlobalPreferences Configuration Profile

I am currently converting our monster first run script to Config Profiles, and wondering how to implement these keys: LastPreLoginTasksPerformedBuild 15D21 LastPreLoginTasksPerformedVersion 10.11.4 LastSeenBuddyBuildVersion 15D21 LastSeenCloudProduct...  View more

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Naming MacBooks in a 1-TO-1 environment

Hi Folks, I cobbled together the following script to allow standard users to name their assigned device. The script needs to be applied to a Self Service Item for it to work properly. (i.e. it's run as root). When run, it queries the student for thei...  View more

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Triggering a Jamf Check-in without Sudo

Hi folks, I am doing a task of making an app to resolve an issue. This app will exist as a standalone on our Macs, for users who are not admins. As part of one of the scripts I am using within the app, I will need to force/trigger the Mac to perform ...  View more

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3rd Party ScreenSavers On Login Page

Has anyone looked into this before? I'm sure there are ways to do this since you can assign a few screen savers to the login page already, (but only a few even of Apples work for this). I figure someone would have to disable SIP then write a few .pli...  View more

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JSS is down - Managed Macs are crashing?

Hi all, We're having some trouble with our JSS VM right now, and whilst resolving that is our primary aim, it seems to be causing some issues with client Macs in the mean time. Ever since it went down, we're having a ton of reports of slow logins, cr...  View more

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JamfHelper fullscreenIcon requirements?

I'm working on setting up a post-DEP workflow, and i'd like to use jamfHelper's fullscreenIcon flag to overlay the screen with a series of images detailing to the user what is happening. When I invoke the command in my script, it blacks out the scree...  View more

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Enrolment fails with macOS Sierra 10.12.1

We see reproducable enrollment issues with Casper 9.96 and Sierra 10.2.1 devices. Multiple laptops do not complete the enrollment but the installation aborts eventually. I first thought it's SIP so I disabled it, but no luck. The installer log says: ...  View more

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Jamf installer bug?

JAMF Pro v9.93OSX 10.11.6Adobe CS5.5 (Ps, Ai, Id)AAMEE 2.1 Hi all, I've already viewed the following discussions, but my issue is different.https://www.jamf.com/jamf-nation/discussions/14131/https://www.jamf.com/jamf-nation/discussions/5576/https://w...  View more

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