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Jamf Pro 11.5.0 Beta is Now Available

Hello Jamf Nation!We have several exciting new features including new Login functionality, Managed Software Updates enhancements, Packages page redesign, and more! You can find more information in the release notes when you enroll.Starting with the J...  View more

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Policy failed to run but but everything is ok... Why ?

Hi, We have made a policy in the Self Service that install three packages and run a script for ffmpeg installation from MacPorts.The packages can be installed without problems. The script checks if ffmpeg exists and, if not, install it.The only probl...  View more

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How do I run a policy at a specified time?

I want to roll out a software update at midnight tonight in order to minimize downtime for the users. I'm not seeing an option anywhere within the policy to tell it to run at a specific time. Is there a trick to this? Thanks.  View more

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Can't repair disk permissions in macOS Sierra

I have the macOS Sierra GM installed on a VM and any time I run the command: sudo jamf fixPermissions -verbose I get an error: Fixing Permissions... verbose: Error executing command: ( "/usr/libexec/repair_packages", "--repair", "--standard-pkgs", "-...  View more

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Configure profile to set WiFi preferences

We are having issues with our Macbooks not connecting to the nearest or most optimal wireless access point and/or WiFi network. We've noticed that Macs "recommend" or prefer certain WiFi channels. As a result, they are not always connecting to to the...  View more

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Executing a software update policy bi-monthly?

HI all, I wanted to set up a fleet-wide software update policy that runs twice a month; currently, the default execution frequency that seems the most applicable is once per month. This is probably fine but it would be handy to run it twice a month, ...  View more

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Best Practice for Apple Software Updates

Hello, Myself and org org are new to the jamf system and Mac's in our enterprise as a whole. I'm attempting to bring our current and future Mac OS X user base up to a standard our InfoSec team will sign off on and I have a question regarding Apple sy...  View more

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Custom icon to use with the JAMF Helper

Hi all, I'd like to use a custom icon with the JAMF Helper. One thread I've read suggests packaging the icon with Composer and dropping it into /Library/Application Support/JAMF/bin, while another thread suggests placing the icon into /Library/Applic...  View more

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Stuck on Startup

I work at a community college and have a lab with 22 iMacs in it. All were running 10.11.6 and I had just deployed several pieces of software to them including a policy that created an non-admin local user. I then ran a policy to reboot all of the ma...  View more

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Policy stuck at "Pending"

I have a very simple policy that calls a SMB mount script for a specific computer. It runs ongoing at login. According to the JSS, the Policy is stuck in a "Pending" state. The computer shows up in the correct Policy criteria (A specific Dept in this...  View more

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Expected behavior of Deferral Policies

In our client's environment, we mange 7 business units that approve Changes at different times. Between the 7 business units, we may have as much as 6 weeks between deployment start dates for the same policy. This is causing us some problems when usi...  View more

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MS Office: Policy to disable macros

I'd like to disable Microsoft Office macros from being able to be run on users' computers. Any ideas how to do this? I know they get a warning when opening files with macros, but most would click Allow without even thinking. Is there a script that ca...  View more

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Policies: Make Available Offline?

Can you guys and gals share your thoughts on when to set (and when NOT to set) polices to "Make Available Offline"? I havent explored this setting much, and Im curious as to how you leverage this setting. Other than being availabe exclusively to Poli...  View more

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Policy log displaying in JSS 9.92

I upgraded to JSS 9.92 from 9.81 the other day and so far so good with one exception. When I view Policy logs, the default view is now to only display 10 items at a time and sorted by computer name. I have to manually change it to display 100 items a...  View more

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Assign to current user Self Service

Hey guys. I am trying to figure out a way to allow the users to assign the current device to them. The idea is we would hand the devices to a large amount of people. Have them log into Self Service with their Active Directory accounts, and then click...  View more

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Difference between Startup and Login triggers?

I'm trying to figure out exactly what the difference is between the Startup and Login triggers. I understand that if a user just simply logs out and then logs in again, then the Login trigger will be activated. However, when a computer is powered on ...  View more

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