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Provisioning/Imaging Catalina MacBook Pro

Hello Jamf Nation, Please forgive me for my lack of technical term usage in this post but hoping someone could help me with a better process for setting up new MacBook Pros with my company's software. In the past, we had a provision script that we wo...  View more

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Got a Error while opening JAMF imaging on Big Sur

I'm trying to run JAMF imaging on Big Sur to image a new Mac but JAMF imaging can not start up and give me an error message."An exception of class NilObjectException was not handled. The application must shut down" The version of my JAMF imaging is n...  View more

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Jamf Dock Policy to Run 100 Percent of the time

I build my instance to run this way for a couple of reasons. The biggest one is that I like to build things that have interchangeable parts. Meaning if the transmission goes, we just replace that part. I have used Jamf since it was Casper and many or...  View more

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adobeinstall user id?

I am doing a little historical research Back in the days of Casper Imaging... what was the user id for the adobeinstall temp user account?Was it 501 (or 2 or 3 etc...) or was it less than 500?  View more

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Issues installing Office 365 form Self Service

Is anyone else having issues with installing Office 365 from Self Service? Basically, Office apps are failing to start, kinda randomly. It seems to work on most of my test boxes but then fails on user machines. I did get one of my test boxes finally....  View more

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Mojave 10.14.6

Hi, I'm new to JAMF. I have one task to do is to upgrading OS from 10.14.4 to 10.14.6. As i found a lot of guide but they are .app but if i download the upgrade from Apple it is coming with .dmg than .pkg. There is no .app so all the commend i found ...  View more

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Recovery HD missing after partitioning Mac HD

Hi everyone - i am very new to Jamf casper deployment and if this is the wrong area to post this then apologies. Basically i just created a new dmg image of Sierra via AutoDMG to which it creates it's own Recovery. When i run this dmg to Casper imagi...  View more

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PKG only works when set on 'reboot'

Hi Nation, I am testing the latest java pkg (v8.241). If it set it on 'after' with any priorities, it doesn't install. If I set it on 'reboot' it installs.looking at my Jamf admin, I can see that previous java packages are set on after with priority ...  View more

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Catalina with autodmg and JAMF imaging

is anyone testing or has setup to use JAMF imaging with a AutoDMG created disk image of Catalina? I just drag the current Catalina.app into the autodmg and use the created result in my test JAMF imaging configuration. Have a couple scripts and .pkgs ...  View more

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Having Trouble at imaging via USB-Stick

Good morning everybody,we currently have the following problem.We have to upgrade some clients from macOS 10.10.5 to macOS 10.14.5 via imaging because APNS doesn't work for us. We downloaded the current installation image (macOS Mojave installieren) ...  View more

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Non-DEP workflow for application installation?

We still have a significant proportion of Macs which are (for various reasons) not on DEP. While imaging is well and truly dead, we've still been able to use the Jamf Imaging app to deploy software on top of a clean OS installation (regardless of whe...  View more

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Bind to AD and use Nomad

I'm about to deploy a new lab and will bind the machines to AD so students can login with their accounts. With faculty and staff we use Nomad Login and Nomad for UnBound account creation and sync. I'm trying to figure out if there would be any advant...  View more

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MacOS X Image Design - Mojave

Howdie community, Pretty new to Jamf and MacOS X imaging. We are about to initiate a greenfield deployment and rollout ~500 Macbook Pros running Mojave . Curious, how you'll have setup your images, what all different components you have included in y...  View more

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Jamf Imaging

After kicking off the imaging process and when everything is done I sign into one of the computers and get "The imaging process is finishing installing software" and then restart. I know this is normal but our computers are continuing to do that afte...  View more

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Hardware information not being populated.

This could be a very simple answer so I apologies in advance, Seems like Jamf is unable to retrieve hardware information on some machines, they have all been enrolled via user-initiated- no invitation method. Was wondering why this is happening and a...  View more

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To upgrade, or not to upgrade?

We are a school district of 4000 devices, split 50/50 between iPads and macOS devices. We have purchased our last macOS device, and are moving to ChromeBooks. Our macOS devices currently run macOS 10.12.6. We are debating going to Mojave. We currentl...  View more

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How do I approve a Kernel Extension during imaging

Trying to deploy Sophos Endpoint as part of a Configuration using Imaging. With the changes to Kernel Extensions and the requirement to approve them. Current process is for the person running the Configuration to manually approve the Kext when Sophos...  View more

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Imaging new T2 Chip Machines

I'm trying to get imaging working for the new T2 Chip machines. I know apple is trying to move away from imaging, but I don't see the sense in manually reinstalling the OS every time we want to start a machine over from scratch plus installing all th...  View more

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Post DEP Imaging

So currently we deploy our new MacBooks through DEP and everything works great. And if we need to "re-image" them I am currently using Deploy Studio to install just the base OS. Now with High Sierra and above it appears this is not going to be a viab...  View more

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Suggestions for Re-deploying Legacy (Non-DEP) Macs

Now that I have finally adopted DEP for all new Macs, Im examining my legacy Jamf Imaging workflows for existing (non-DEP) Macs. I'm sure many of you are way farther ahead of when in regards to phasing-out legacy Imaging while maintaining a method to...  View more

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User name and password after Recovery (10.13)

I'm having issue with a new MacBook (A1708) I just received. I didn't realize it was shipped with 10.13 and attempted to push my 10.12 standard config to it. I was not able to get it to boot after that and was unable to push 10.13 to it via Jamf imag...  View more

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Unable to get any new High Sierra Images to work

Hi All, I have taken over from someone who implemented JAMF into the system. I have never really used the system and i am really struggling in getting 'Casper Imaging' to work. I have made a Base High Sierra DMG via AutoDMG, but everytime i go to Ima...  View more

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