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Managed configuration for Jamf School Student App

Hello!We already use Jamf School in our school.Now we would like to use the “Jamf School Student” app.We would like to prevent the request for data protection information and access permission for Bluetooth, notifications, etc. from being displayed w...  View more

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ASM ID creation

We recently updated to iOS 17.3 on our iPads, which required us to re-sign in to the students' Apple IDs. During the sign-in process, some of them encountered verification failures. In the past, we would resolve this issue by deleting the account in ...  View more

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New function at iOS 17 "Focus"

Hi allSince iOS 17, students can change the background with the new "Focus" function. When will this be integrated into the Jamf restrictions?Thank and best RegardsPeter  View more

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Classroom Issues

Hi all! Is anyone else experiencing problems with Jamf School and Classroom? Classes and lessons remain empty for teachers and I can't find anything wrong within JSS or Classroom. Jamf has updated the Education profiles, but no luck. Just wondering i...  View more

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Jamf School & Google Accounts

I'm pretty new to Jamf, and I've never set up iPads for a school before. I'm wondering how I can set up Jamf to let students and staff use their Google credentials to log in to the iPads.My idea is to have students and staff log in using their Google...  View more

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Apple Classroom on Mac with Jamf School Classes

We managed to get Apple Classroom to work on iPads, but we couldn't get it to work as a teacher's device on the Mac. We are just trying a very simple 1 teacher device running Classroom and 2 student devices. When starting Classroom on the Mac, Classr...  View more

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Shared iMac's Best Practices - Education

Hi, Reaching out to find out the best practices used in education in a shared lab with Active Directory binding. All user accounts are in Active Directory and use these credentials to login to the iMac. No mobile account is created at login and simpl...  View more

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Adding Apps when memory is tight

When teachers start to really use a 32GB iPad, they quickly start to run out of memory, so you have start removing apps and providing self install options. If you visit the app list for a device those apps that have been removed no longer show the am...  View more

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Controlled printing from iPads

Hello folks, im pretty new to jamf school. At the moment we are thinking about to add a printer in our environment so students are able to print some of their works they accomplish in school. From time to time there will be probably students who just...  View more

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Shared iPad storage problem

We have configured shared iPad with temporary guest mode, but guest can't login due to storage problems. What is the best configuration in the DEP profile für this (max. number of users, standard or storage quota)?  View more

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Help with a script Hide app or an option in a app

Hi 1 : first of all am no expert in scripts so go easy on me plz ;) .the first question is that i want to hide and app on my ipad or a groupe of ipads and i want to do it using a script i found some scripts but they seem no to work for me like : tell...  View more

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Jamf Teacher Only Showing as an iOS app

Since we have been having so many problems getting Apple Classroom to consistently work on our MacBooks,(due to bluetooth, wifi, airplay, and various issues that Apple cannot seem to help us fix), I started looking at Jamf Teacher. My first step seem...  View more

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Trouble distributing apps in a few cases

Hi, I'm managing a couple of hundred iPads through Jamf School and ASM, this works fine mostly but I've recently discovered an issue that I'm unable to solve. Sometimes apps won't install. The status for the apps on these devices is "Waiting for lice...  View more

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New to Jamf School

Hello! Would it be correct in saying that Jamf School is more of an iPad focused MDM solution. We plan on managing 50 M1 MacBook Airs this year and about 350 M1 MBA's next year, possibly including about 350 iPads of various gens. Any advice on choosi...  View more

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Jamf School macOS deployment workflow

I'm curious to hear how other Jamf School admins handle 1:1 macOS deployments. Since there are no pre-stage enrollment options, how do you prepare a new MacBook Pro or iMac for a faculty/staff member? My workflow is as follows: DEP profile creates lo...  View more

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Web Clips on Shared iPad - Library?

Adding a web clip to a Shared iPad isn't done through Profiles, it's created and managed through Classes > > Apps > Web Clips tab. But here is the problem, it's done at the Class level. So adding a common web clip for all school shared devices is pe...  View more

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