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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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Using wild cards with the softwareupdate command

Hi gang, Did a search, but couldn't find anything about this. We're wanting to run the softwareupdate command to just install any available Safari updates. Would using softwareupdate -i Safari* work at all? I don't have any spare Macs while we all WF...  View more

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How to Disable Software update downloads

Hi,I am looking for the terminal command to untick the options in the advanced window of the software update window.I have "Automatically keep my Mac up to date" unticked but how do I untick the "check for updates", "download new updates when availab...  View more

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iOS App Patch Management

Howdy, Is it possible to update an iOS app to a specific version and scope it to a smart group without updating the entire population? Scenario:Most of our conference room iPads are running Zoom Rooms version 4.6.0.For testing purposes, I want a smar...  View more

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Catalina data partition?

Hi Folks, When I use the installer through the GUI to install Catalina after first erasing the Macintosh HD partition and after installing and rebooting, there is a data partition. When logging in, the user folder is created onto this data partition....  View more

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macOS and Self Service with Prompted Update Notices

Here is what I am looking for. I am planning to use Self Service for macOS updates on our teacher computers so that they can run the available update when they have down time and are not in the middle of class. That said, we want to make sure that th...  View more

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iTunes 10.6.3 in Catalina?

Has anyone else seen this? I am running macOS 10.15.3 and I am receiving a software update notification to update to iTunes v 10.6.3 ?! This version came out in 2012 for Mountain Lion and iTunes is technically the Music app in macOS Catalina. Why wou...  View more

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Updates for this mac are managed bu 127.0.0.1

hello As per my attachments , in System Preferences - Updates i get the message Updates for this mac are managed bu 127.0.0.1if i select defaults and enter in my password, i get to view the updates i should be missing.Anyone with an idea as to why it...  View more

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Cache vs. Install

Silly question - If I download the Catalina.app and package it up with Composer - Upload it to my JSS, and then create a policy to cache it on a target machine do I want to choose that package and say "Cache" or "Install"? The reason I ask is that - ...  View more

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How to apply SSL certs to NetSUS?

How does one apply SSL certs to a NetSUS box? I am not quite sure where to install them so I wanted to see if anyone had a step-by-step or documentation on how to do this? Thanks in advance!  View more

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Loop in Jamf Patch Management

Hey, when installing Firefox or Chrome Updates with Jamfs built in Patch Management I ran into a problem: This "Attempt 1" loops ~10 times on each device that has to be patched. After this weird loop the version on the targeted device does not change...  View more

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Version Comparison Function and OS Readiness

Hi everyone. My company is working on getting ready to allow the Catalina update to flow through the masses, but we have some very hard blocking requirements, specifically some software minimum versions that have to be met before allowing the machine...  View more

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Updating Patch Management packages automatically

Hey, my current Patch Management Workflow is to upload the newest version of an app as soon as an update is rolled out. I am doing this for Chrome, Firefox and all Office apps. Over the holidays I ran into the problem that there were new versions rel...  View more

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Adding Catalina sucatalog to Netsus 4.2.1

Curious if anyone else has been able to update the config to allow for Catalina updates with Netsus. I am running 4.2.1 if that makes any difference. What I have done is added the new catalog url to reposadocommon.py. ('https://swscan.apple.com/conte...  View more

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NetSUS Catalina

Is anyone able to deploy Apple Updates to Catalina from NetSUS 5.0.1? I'm getting the following error on a number of clients (10.15.1). NSURLErrorDomain error -1012 10.14 and older are updating as expected. I'm setting the update server via a Configu...  View more

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Issue updating VPP Apps on Computers

We've been having some issues trying to update VPP apps, that were distributed via Self Service. Usually, I was able to the App Store -> Update and then update the VPP apps that show up. However, now every time I try to update I get the attached scre...  View more

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Using Adobe Remoteupdatemanager to install CC 2020

I've had a devil of a time using a custom package from my Adobe admin console to install CC 2020 on out lab computers. No matter what I try, it consistently failed on about 25% of the computers. I've resorted to logging into the computers and manuall...  View more

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Using AutoPKG to add json file to firefox

Hello,I'm looking into using Auto-pkg to automate my packaging process and I'm a little confused on the idea of recipes. I understand recipes allow you to modify how an application is packaged, but the extent of my control isn't clear to me. Specific...  View more

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iOS Update Best Practices

Hello all, I’ve been managing mobile devices for several years now but only recently (~6 months) moved to Jamf for enterprise wide management. Our device pool currently sits at just over 3,000 iPads, spread over multiple buildings with 2-3x more devi...  View more

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Updating Applications

Hi, I think I'm missing something.I'm currently trying to set up a process so every app we provide to our user (through SS or silently) can stay updated. Since all our users have standards user accounts, they can't run any app updates by themselves. ...  View more

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softwareupdate fetch latest installing old OS

Hi all, I have set up a script to take advantage of the new softwareupdate --fetch-full-installer command. If you're not aware this will download the latest macOS installer into the applications folder. It will then run a startosinstaller command to ...  View more

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Erase and Install macOS Catalina 10.15

Based on a JAMF webinar I want to create a self serv item that would format the drive on a Mac and install Catalina. I have created a policy that deploys Install macOS Catalina.app to /Applicationsand a second policy that executes the command '/Appli...  View more

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