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Disable Screen Lock in MacOS

We have several general use computers with automatic login, and the fact that Screen Lock (aka: "Require Password after screen saver begins") is killing us. Every reference I have found to disabling Screen Lock either refers to the plist from when it...  View more

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Custom Chrome Settings to disable Javascript

Looking for a way to manage Chrome browser preferences on all of our company devices. Preferably if there is a way to create a configuration profile or custom app install with the specified preferences. The main preference change would be to have jav...  View more

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Invalid Certificate Errors in Safari & Chrome

Hey Everyone, Bit of a Mac newbie here. My company is onboarding a group of users that exclusively use Macbooks into a solely Windows environment. One of the roadblocks we have run into is with certificates: In our Windows environment, we have 3 prox...  View more

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Mac Pro/Catalina not MDM Capable

I have been having a whale of a time over here. We've got a shipment of ~15 shiny new Mac Pro's and this has been a huge blocker to getting things deployed. Previously, we've had a fleet of old Trashcan Mac's running 10.124 Sierra, which were enrolle...  View more

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Unable to rename Apple TVs anymore.

Forgive me if this has been posted and I've missed it. I've found similar issues but all were a few years old. I'm on Jamf Pro 10.25.1-t1602899070. We have seemingly lost our ability to name mobile devices. Specifically Apple TV's in this case though...  View more

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Application update notification

Is there a way to get a notification when an app update is available? Certain application my mechanics use need a review before I want to distribute update's. Certainly when it involves UI changes, yes I am looking at you Salesforce. We dont use Self...  View more

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Suppressing Setup Assistant After Updates Without DEP

Hello all, I am currently working on doing an in place update to our fleet of 200+ MacOS devices to bring them up to MacOS 10.15.6. However I am encountering trouble with trying to prevent Setup Assistant from running post-upgrade. Currently after th...  View more

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Adobe updates via Adobe Application Updater

Hi there, My environment doesn't currently support the use of RemoteUpdateManager, so we're having to figure out another pay of pushing updates through to our users. We don't have named CC accounts either. I have managed to enable the built in Adobe ...  View more

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Apple SSO Extension without MDM

The Apple Kerberos SSO extension (the one that replaces Enterprise Connect in Catalina and Big Sur) is configured via config profile that must be applied by MDM. Since the pandemic turned me into a full-time work-from-home admin, I've been using my p...  View more

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FeatureLockdown on Acrobat Reader DC.

I wanted to restrict the ability to add an account for Acrobat Reader DC to the following plist (com.adobe.Reader.plist) and create the file Jamf Pro's Application & Custom settings Payload, but the The restriction did not apply. DC FeatureLockd...  View more

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Update OfficeActiviationEmailAddress with script

I am trying to update the com.microsoft.office plist to add the UPN of the current logged in user to OfficeActiviationAddress. I am wanting to do it off a script rather then a configuration profile so I dont have to unscope and rescope a device whene...  View more

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Cisco AnyConnect VPN Start Before Login on

Has anyone had any success to get Cisco AnyConnect VPN start before login on to allow us to deal with the scenario of needing to ship a Mac to a user who is working remotely and who has never logged into the laptop previously  View more

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How to prevent Content Caching

I am trying to prevent our users from turning on content caching, yet when I use either Restrictions or the Content Caching payload it still allows the user to enable Content Caching. I am able to set the cache size to 1 byte, which I guess effective...  View more

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defaults write firefox

Hello, Looking over this page it says you can use the defaults command to deploy settings to firefox. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/managing-policies-osx-desktops. I created the script below but keep getting a "no such file or directory" (see ...  View more

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Firewall management methodology

Hello! We currently do not enforce the firewall on macOS but will be doing so shortly. A few questions. 1. What is the industry trend? I assume it’s locking down ALF with a configuration profile and not with PF. If ALF, what is the best method to man...  View more

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'Updating Managed Settings' when logging in

i've enrolled a computer but the MDM capability says 'no' each time i login i get this message 'Updating Managed Settings' the profile is approved and all that good stuff. I see the computer in the inventory. I'm able to run self service policies fro...  View more

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Disable Apple TV Remote in iPad/iOS in Control Centre

Our students manage to find and enable the Apple TV Remote in their iPads to mirror and mess up the school's classroom Apple TV configuration by themselves. Just wondering is there a way for the school Jamf Pro to disable the Apple TV Remote in stude...  View more

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Managing Safari with Configuration Profile?

Is anyone managing Safari using a Configuration Profile on macOS Mojave? I have official documentation for Firefox and Google Chrome from Mozilla and Google respectively, but I can't find anything from Apple (or on here) about managing Safari. There'...  View more

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