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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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Way to Update Big Sur with No User Logged in?

For years I had been updating my campus computer lab Macs with either a script or Apple Remote Desktop and the command "softwareupdate --install --all --restart --force". Now it seems like this command doesn't work in Big Sur without someone logged i...  View more

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Software Updates

Hi there, Can someone explain how you stop a user from being able to install an software update? As per the attached shot it doesn't seem to be clear. I get how the config profile as attached sets the Advanced button options in SU.  View more

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Big Sur Current Version?

I'm trying to get the most current version of Big Sur so I can add it to an installer script. Basically just checking if the user has the most current version of the installer before it runs. I have this so far but I am a noob at awk and grep command...  View more

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Slack Update Admin Credentials is Missing

Hey Community, I have a problem with Slack, it always comes to the message that an admin password is needed for the installation of a Slack update. I think it is due to automatic updates. Does anyone have the same problem and a solution?  View more

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Updating Google Chrome

Hello Has anyone found a good way to keep Chrome updated, checking for updates and installing any updates at the next close/reopen of the application. We are currently able to do this for our WIndows machines using Intune and an ADMX file. Is there a...  View more

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Software update policy Xcode cmdline tools

Hey, Just testing out the software update using a policy in Jamf. One thing I've noticed is for people with xcode cmdline tools it updates their xcode. This is kind of bad as for some engineers it breaks their terminal depending on how they have it s...  View more

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How do you update critical Google Chrome versions?

Hey, I roll out Chrome Updates passively using https://support.google.com/chrome/a/answer/9923111?hl=en. As this config can not force any updates, I am sometimes required to manually force them in urgent cases. This was the case on Friday with the 88...  View more

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macOS Update Workflow for Headless Clients

We maintain 32 macOS caching servers across our school district and we are looking for a way to apply macOS updates to them without having to VNC into them, login, and then start the update. Unless we're wrong (which is a distinct possibility), it ap...  View more

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Deploying macOS Updates in a Big Sur world?

I feel like we've finally got a handle on application patch management (unfortunately only using Jamf Patch Management for reporting...but that's another thread) and now we're turning the focus toward macOS. With Apple no longer releasing downloadabl...  View more

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OS update failed on Catalina

Hi all, Anyone can help me on this issue. Recently we are upgrading the OS version and builds. however it kept failing and i can't resolve it. I am using a offline installer download direct from Apple. Used Combo and non Combo. Non are working. 2020-...  View more

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macOS Big Sur update 11.1 bug

Hello, Our machines can not pass Big Sur update in 11.1, the update stuck indefinitely on the "Preparing macOS Big Sur 11.1 Update..." . https://appleinsider.com/articles/20/12/18/macos-big-sur-update-bug-is-causing-issues-for-mac-system-administrato...  View more

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Jamf Pro with Homebrew? possible for updates?

Good morning,I am unfortunately im new at Homebrew and hope here someone has experience with Jamf + Homebrew! Is it possible updates for programs like Firefox - Chrome etc. per Homebrew zuerteilen? I think of terminal commands that are distributed vi...  View more

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ISO: Big Sur Startup Guide

Hey all, I see a lot of discussions regarding Big Sur and M1 issues. Wondering if anyone could provide a summary of how to best deploy Big Sur on M1 and non-M1 Macs in a Jamf environment. Maybe highlight some of the issues people may run into and how...  View more

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JAMF and Microsoft Auto Update for O365 Apps

Hi Jamf Nation, I am following the two guides below to update my O365 apps using MAU.https://docs.jamf.com/technical-papers/jamf-pro/microsoft-office/10.18.0/Update_Microsoft_Office.html https://docs.jamf.com/technical-papers/jamf-pro/microsoft-offic...  View more

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Adding a sudo command for Adobe RUM

Hello, I have read a few posts on here and some good scripts, but im not sure how or where to add in to run it as Sudo? Since adobe RUM requires sudo. Can someone please tell me where to add that in and how? Thanks!  View more

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