Apple just announced macOS Monterey (macOS 12) earlier today. Make sure
to block the beta installer for everyone except your testing machines.
Restrict the following process: Install macOS Monterey Beta.app
When Big Sur came out, I used Restricted Software to restrict and delete
the Big Sur Installer when it was attempted to run. Now I am removing
that restriction on certain test computers by adding them to the
Exclusions list under Scope. Unfortunately...
Greetings! I have started a new position and one of my responsibilities
is to manage 370 some-odd devices via JAMF... and I have never used JAMF
before. Instead of creating one or two configuration profiles with
multiple configurations, the organizat...
My scenario includes developers that installed Xcode prior to my standup
of Jamf in this environment I need to prevent end-users from logging
into the App Store and purchasing/downloading apps under their own IDs
Is the only way to move to this model...
I just pulled a report to show all of the apps that we have in JAMF for
the school administrators so we can start a clean up. I'm going through
the list and I'm finding all types of apps that shouldn't be on school
devices! There are only a couple of...
Hello everyone. We are gauging whether or not to restrict access to the
Stock mail app in MacOS. My curiosity is if there is a way to audit if
users have accounts set up in their mail app. I know I can see who has
it installed smart list, but I'd lik...
Hi, we have a pretty conservative configuration profile to only allow
the user to launch apps from defined paths (for example
"/Applications"). This works fine in macOS Catalina but now I have our
first M1-Mac (wich comes with Big Sur) and it ignores...
Curious about any district using MacBooks (Pro, Air or otherwise), and
if you are using any app or service for more parental controls? I have
parents wanting more control of website blocking, time limits, and
general view of what their child is doing...
Hi Folks, I have seen a lot of posts about blocking the App Store and so
forth. I am looking for a sure fire way to disable the red badge and
notification for OS updates. We manage the deployment of these updates
and too often, a user will try to upd...
I was looking to see how other admins are handling the impending Big Sur
update. Though most of my testing has been positive I still have a few
apps that need some polishing. With that said what are the recommended
methods for preventing Big Sur from...
Just prior to iPadOS 14 we configured the Defer Software Update setting
under Mobile Devices > Configuration Profiles > Restrictions >
Functionality for the full 90 days. As subsequent updates become
available (e.g., we set it at 90 days for iPadOS 1...
Hey guys, I'm having some issues removing the Adobe 2019 apps from
Mojave (10.14.6) systems. We've used the uninstall packages from the
Adobe Enterprise Console. I've tested them and they seem to work locally
on clean machine but whenever I try to in...
Hi everyone, im very new to jamf and currently looking for a solution to
start up dbRAS on Mac systems, without admin permissions. Is there a way
to set it into full admin permissions? The problem seems to be java,
which is called by DBras.
One of the tasks i've been given as of late is to restrict the
installation of software that we've been seeing in the environment, such
as some torrent downloader apps, games, etc etc. Currently our
environment is a bit of a wild west, so I think our...
Some of our users have admin access on their systems. What's the best
way to block macOSPublicBetaAccessUtility.pkg? I can't block it under
restrictions as a process. That would be the installer process ... Any
input on ensuring beta profiles are not...
Our company is looking to use the Monotype's Mosaic to deploy and manage
fonts that we purchase going forward. I'm wondering if it's possible to
disable all other means for our users to install fonts on their Mac so
that they are only able to use Mos...
Dear All, Did anyone of you faced similer issue with ristricted software
mail.app after macOS Catalina upgrade? after macOS Catalina upgrade and
at first login mail.app ristricted message appear.I'm finding difficulty
in understanding what excatly ca...
This community has been helpful for me in setting up Jamf in our small
40 person company, so I wanted to give back with a script you may find
helpful. With the recent security and privacy issues around Zoom, our
organization decided to ban Zoom from ...
I would like stop users from upgrading to 10.15.4 due to these warning
messages coming up for legacy system extensions. Currently users are
admins on there laptops and we don't have a separate Software Update
Server. What's the best way for to do thi...
Hello everybody, I would like to set up Jamf Pro to prevent employees
from installing apps. Only those from the self services are allowed. I
have already deactivated the App Store, but not the Apps from the
Internet. Thanks for your help
Hi everyone, I would like help with the Document 5 application by
Readdle.A student successfully deleted the browsing history from this
application.I would like to put a restriction which prevents the
deletion of the history.I use jamf to manage the ...
Does anyone know how to whitelist DropboxMacUpdate? I have my current
Allowed Foldersbelow but I keep getting these popups. The app apears to
be located at ~/Library/Dropbox, but allowing that folder doesn't seem
to help. /Applications /Library /Syst...
Hopefully this isn't a question that's been repeatedly asked and
answered, however I haven't found exactly the situation we are running
into. Situation is that we are using JamfCloud, and we have a Restricted
Software policy which includes "All Compu...
Trying to block the Vuze torrent app on our machines. I have a
Restricted Software policy set up however the process id for Vuze is
called JavaApplicationStub, a generic Java application process. I can
restrict the JavaApplicationStub process and is ...