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Jamf Pro 10.34.0 Beta 1 is now available!

Happy Monday, Jamf Nation!We hope you all enjoyed JNUC and the wealth of information presented by our amazing community members. We're pleased to announce the availability of Jamf Pro 10.34.0 Beta 1 today.10.34.0 Beta 1 introduces a lot of really gre...  View more

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What's new in the Jamf Pro 10.33 Release

Hi Jamf Nation and happy JNUC 2021! Today we released Jamf Pro 10.33 which includes support for Account-driven user enrollment for iOS/iPadOS. This workflow streamlines the user enrollment onboarding process and focuses on providing corporate access ...  View more

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[OT] Autocad for Mac

Has anybody bundled Autocad 2014 for mac? I see they have a trial version available, but I couldn't find anything pertaining to converting to the full product. Anybody know off teh top of their head if I can take the Trial and package that and then c...  View more

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Composer user's folder capture best practices

When you capture an app and it puts stuff in the logged in user's folder, what's the best practice to set teh owner group to, since you will be using FUT. Meaning, /Users is root:admin. and then the actual /Users/Admin folder is owned by Admin:whatev...  View more

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Migrating Windows Users to Mac

So...here's one I've been wracking my brain with. We are planning to pilot a number of Macs to our organization in the coming months. Windows Machines bound to AD using Network accounts, all have data on them, being migrated to piloting Macbook Airs ...  View more

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Casper Automation of Mac Mini Server Builds

I've been working on a way to do the following things:1) Manage Mac Mini servers through Casper2) Automate the server configuration process. I believe I have achieved this. I have a script that's meant as part of a Casper Imaging workflow. It's meant...  View more

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Packaging Autodesk Maya

Anyone ever tried packaging Maya as part of Autodesk's Entertainment Creation Suite? Judging by the lack of posts, i'm guessing people may have given up in disgust. Thanks to some pretty intense googling today, i've come up with this. Full credits gi...  View more

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WinshortCutter Pref Pane

I'm following the article for adding custom system preference panes to be able to run with the config profiles as outlines in this article - https://jamfnation.jamfsoftware.com/article.html?id=204. The only one I can't seem to get working is WinShort...  View more

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Windows/Linux JSSes, check SMB performance w/Mavericks

At one client I finally began to experiment with imaging Mavericks. I built a 10.9.2 NetBoot set, but noticed that performance when imaging was terrible (as in, it took over an hour to lay down the base OS image and packages to be installed - somethi...  View more

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Changing the Name of Self Service

Hello knowledgable Casper friends, We're in the process of rolling out enrollment into the JSS but we want to do some branding on the Self Service App to make it feel more integrated into the company itself. I've managed to find a way to change the i...  View more

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Enable Time Machine via Self Service

My organization is investigating the viability of allowing users an option via Self Service, of activate Time Machine backup on their systems,using OS X Server as the backup destination. Is this possible? Specifically, is it possible to create a Self...  View more

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Deploying Bomgar JumpClient to Macs using Casper

Hey All, It took me a while to figure out how best to do this, but thought I would share it for everyone here just incase someone else uses Bomgar to support their Org. I am somewhat novice when working with Policies and Casper Admin, but the Bomgar ...  View more

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SSL Cert problems with Go Daddy cert

I am brand new to using casper and have minimal experience with installing certificates. We have been trying to get a cert installed but it keeps failing. I followed this guide https://jamfnation.jamfsoftware.com/article.html?id=115. We are running J...  View more

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Hacking CoreLocation on OS X for fun and profit

... well maybe not so much profit. CoreLocation is really cool. Nice easy way to get a reasonably accurate geolocation of iOS and OS X devices. I'm going to focus on OS X here.CoreLocation can be a pain. It now insists that apps that request location...  View more

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Disabling the SD Card Reader

I tried searching but could not find anything to help me. Closest i could find was this https://jamfnation.jamfsoftware.com/discussion.html?id=4558One of the many restrictions that I have to enforce at my company is External Volumes. They either have...  View more

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jamfHelper 'fs' no longer displays over 10.9 loginwindow

Previous to 10.9, we were able to hide/lockout the login screen by running jamfHelper with '-windowtype fs' via a LaunchAgent with its LimitLoadToSessionType property set to 'LoginWindow'. This was great for allowing a bunch of policies run on a new ...  View more

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Pre-JumpStart Mac Mini Server Prep

Hi everyone! I have a question about some JumpStart preparation stuff. I thought asking here might be nice since I'm sure someone out there has a similar set up. We're rolling out Casper soon and just got in two Mac Mini servers to use (one will be t...  View more

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EyeTV packaging

Has anyone tried to package EyeTV and programmatically complete its setup assistant? The EyeTV software is drag and drop, but on first launch, it prompts for the activation key and some other options. After completing the setup assistant, it creates ...  View more

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Start Over or Migrate to New JSS Server

We just got our new blade server and VM set-up, and the systems team has made me a new JSS linux server. Here is the dilemma, migrate everything or start from scratch? The systems manager wants to start from scratch. I'm the help desk manager and I a...  View more

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Removing wifi from an iPad

Is there a way to remove or trigger the 'forget this network' command on a certain SSID with a policy? I deleted and recreated one of my configuration profiles for a wireless network thinking it wouldn't be removed from the current devices, but it wa...  View more

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MD5 verification

A quick way I verify the validity of a download where the vendor posts the MD5 Checksum, such as JAMF Assets, is to use the Terminal.At the prompt, type "md5" + drag the .dmg from the Downloads folder + " | grep " + copy and paste the entire MD5 Chec...  View more

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Insert Background Image on Lock Screen?

Hi Nation, We are currently using the Required Password preference in Managed Preferences. When the lock screen kicks in, our users see a black screen and must type their credentials to unlock the screen. I've been asked to temporarily re-brand our l...  View more

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Distributing VPP apps

I've been searching but can't seem to find a solid answer on the forums here: What is the easiest way to distribute VPP purchased apps? We have a 1:1 deployment of iPads that we purchased Pages and iMovie for and would like to be able to assign a lic...  View more

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simple syntax terminal command question

I am trying to clean up the results that report back on my EA. I am sure this is something simple but my eyes are getting cross-eyed trying to get the correct syntax. I have an EA that reports back the board-id of the systems. echo "$(ioreg -p "IODev...  View more

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Auto login from CLI in 10.9

Im trying to create an auto login user in 10.9.It worked in 10.8 but doesn't seem to work in 10.9. I've created a pkg with the following files but no luck:/etc/kcpassword/Library/Preferences/com.apple.loginwindow.plist I have also tried Per Olofsson'...  View more

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