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Open Directory with local homes

Hi Guys As probably a lot people know, Open Directory doesn't run smoothly with network homes or let's say there are to many issues... We still use Open Directory, for the user authentification, BUT instead of using network homes we switched to local...  View more

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Remove Old install New

With Adobe CC 2017 out, we want to start upgrading to the current version. However, previous versions had different "bundles" for 2015. I have the uninstaller for these, but then I have to make like 5 different groups/policies/etc. Is there a way to ...  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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Last logged in user details

I'm looking for an Extension attribute which can collect ComputerName and respective last logged in user name.The answer might already be available around the list somewhere, but I haven't had any luck finding it... tried to find out in Jamfnation EA...  View more

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Parameter Issue in Script When Used in Policy

Greetings, all! I have a pretty (what I believe to be) nifty script which checks to see if specified processes or applications are running before executing a policy. My first really application for this is to be used for Office 2016 updates. I would ...  View more

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Visual Studio for Mac deployment

I already have users banging down my door to get Visual Studio installed on their Macs. I let 1 user download it to be a guinea pig. The installation prompted 3 or 4 times for admin credentials for several different components. It's kinda similar to ...  View more

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Modifying First Run Script

Just a quick question, but since our JumpStart was quite a few months ago, I have forgotten where/if you can make changes to it. Because when imaging, the machine is not enrolled into the JSS and the time isn't set, etc etc. Thanks,  View more

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Script to disable pop-up blocker in Safari

OK, so I commented on an old thread but do not want to take that thread up anymore.So this user created a command to disable pop-up blocker in Safari. However, it is not working for me, so I decided to test an older version which is..."defaults write...  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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Unbind from AD via script

As part of DEP, it autogenerates a binded computer name based off serial numbers. I need to unbind the machine and take out the computer record and then rebind it. The I see a lot of information on the force unbind with garbage username and passwords...  View more

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Custom Order During Imaging

Hi all, At our school we are coming up to decommission time. We need to remove the firmware passwords, most of the machines are OSX 10.8, so we're using setregproptool. Because these don't have Recovery HD, I've got a policy/package (Add Firmware Pas...  View more

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MYSQL Dump with SSL

Ok so here is what im trying to do. We have setup our MySQL instance to use ssl and all is well, but it breaks the backup function of the jssdb utility. As there is no SSL option for it. So im trying to write a batch script to emulate that ability. b...  View more

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MYSQL Dump with SSL

Ok so here is what im trying to do. We have setup our MySQL instance to use ssl and all is well, but it breaks the backup function of the jssdb utility. As there is no SSL option for it. So im trying to write a batch script to emulate that ability. b...  View more

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Require password to run policy from Self Service

Hi guys, Am trying to set up a policy that can only be ran if user putting the right password. User go to Self Service, run the policy from Self Service and then a pop up appear displaying 5 digit random numbers and to advise them to ring the Service...  View more

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Microsoft Remote Desktop Connections

I manage an environment with about a 60/40 mix of Macs to PCs. Many of those PCs could be replaced with Macs, but the users need to either run windows programs or connect to Windows VMs. I have had good success with Microsoft Remote Desktop, but one ...  View more

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Question for mm2270 regarding reboot scheduler script

Hi @mm2270 , First of all, thank you for this awesome script! We've been struggling with how to enforce critical OS updates (requires reboot) without being too invasive and your reboot scheduler script was just what we were looking for! I presented i...  View more

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Automating Disabling App Nap for Specific Apps

I'm trying to disable App Nap for one specific app on all of my clients. I tried using defaults and plistbuddy to accomplish this but couldn't figure out how to format things correctly or how to generate the hex value that is entered in the data port...  View more

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How to restart the global protect VPN agent.

So we use the Global Protect client for our vpn. One of the issues we have with this is that the thing seems to loose the ability to reconnect after being constantly suspended or put to sleep by our laptop users. Its not enough to kill the process to...  View more

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Disable Siri setup assistant in macOS Sierra

Hi, does anybody already found solution how to disable Siri setup during first configuration? So I'm using script to disable iCloud, diagnostics and setup windows and enable location services however in macOS Sierra we also have window to enable or d...  View more

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Adobe CC and error 16 - folder permissions

I currently do not have Adobe CC (Team version) setup in Self Service. What we did for a particular user (while i still figure out how all this stuff works) is when they logged in (they don't have Admin rights) we downloaded the Adobe CC App. The ser...  View more

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Help Needed Using Parameter Values in Script

I am in the process of writing a short script and need your help. The script is pretty simple. The aim is to first search and see if a specified process (processName=$4) is running. If it is, echo a string that states that it is running. If the speci...  View more

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