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Make standard user admin for set time

Hello, currently rolling out JAMF to some Devs. I'm seeing a need to allow users admin rights for a certain time. I've had a look around and not seen some solid information on this. I did find this github - https://github.com/jamf/MakeMeAnAdmin It se...  View more

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Can't convert Admin users to Standard users

Im trying to convert a large number of admin accounts to standard accounts. On jamf nation, multiple people have been sharing this script below, but when I run it, it does not change any users from Admin to standard. Below is what I ran:with ###### b...  View more

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How are you managing iPads in your School District?

We are currently using Google as a Cloud identity provider to our JAMF Cloud Instance. We have user groups set up in our Google admin dashboard1. Student sets up iPad, enters schools issued google username and password during setup.2. Apps are scoped...  View more

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Assigning Admin Rights Big Sur

I seem to be running into an issue with assigning administrator rights to specific users after the Big Sur upgrade. Before I could run a terminal command to assign rights like this: dsconfigad -groups "Domain Admins,Enterprise Admins,Bakersfield Adul...  View more

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Deploy Packages to Azure AD Groups

Hi everyone, I am trying to deploy some new fonts to a select user base. Was wondering if it is possible to deploy a package to an Azure AD security group. We have the security provider setup and it is able to see the security group when I test the c...  View more

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Issue demoting users

I used to have a pretty basic script that would revoke admin privileges to the logged in user but I noticed that it is no longer working. Here is what I've been using: if [[ `/usr/bin/dscl . read /Groups/admin GroupMembership | /usr/bin/grep -c $3` =...  View more

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Using Google LDAP with iPads

Is anyone here using Google LDAP as a cloud identity provider in Jamf and using Google LDAP groups to scope Apps and profiles to iPads in Jamf? If so what are your experiences?  View more

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Intermixing Computer and User Groups

Is it possible to create a Smart Computer Group with one of the criteria items being a Static User Group? Maybe I should ask, how are folks scoping policies using computer specs and users? Ex. We would like to have only users who are allowed to downl...  View more

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Permissions to Clear Failed Commands

We'd like to be able to give granular permissions to allow an administrative user with read-only access to also be able to clear failed commands. Often if there are failed commands in the pipeline it clogs up and anything run afterward fails. Is ther...  View more

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create a smart group based on User Account Type?

I'm trying to determine which computers have a Mobile LDAP account that are Jamf enrolled. For example in a Computer's inventory record under Local User Accounts it has the UID, Account Type, Admin Yes/No. Is there any way to pull the Type: Mobile LD...  View more

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Can't add computer to Static Group

Hi, I typically enroll machines to Jamf and then add them to a couple of static groups. This usually goes fine. I enroll, they show up in inventory and then when I go to the static group I see the machine next to an unchecked box and can add them. Th...  View more

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Trying to sync Azure LDAP Groups/ Users

Hey, I hope you are doing well at this time. I'm configuring/ testing Azure LDAP services to Jamf Pro. It works but I have a few questions to receive some background information and to finalize the configuration. 1) I created a new Security Group on ...  View more

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Delete and replace User home folder

Hi all! I used to have a process for moving a user onto a new MacBook or for clean installing a newer OS on their Mac which doesn't work anymore since High Sierra. Here's what I used to do. Login as local admin and tar the user's home folder (to pres...  View more

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