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Jamf Pro 11.8.0 Beta is now available!

Hello Jamf Nation! The Jamf Pro 11.8.0 Beta Release features a number of exciting improvements and enhancements for managing your Apple devices. Starting with 11.8.0, Jamf Pro admins will be able to set a minimum OS for MacBooks, iPhones, and iPads t...  View more

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Can't get the image to deploy

Hi guys, my problem in short is that when i try do deploy an image through the netboot it works fine up untill the moment it sais " mounting distribution point" , usually it goe on to delete HDD,install image,deploy some scripts. Now it just mounts a...  View more

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iPad App Deployment

Hi All,Currently i have been experiencing some issues with Deploying Applications to our schools shared use iPad Trolley's. My issue is that when i try and push out apps to the iPads not all of them but some of them prompt the user for a app store pa...  View more

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[OT] Exchange Server and iOS/OS X clients

Hey guys. I wanted to get your feedback and experience on a topic most of us are familiar with - Issues with mail clients and Exchange. Over the years i've worked in various environments where the Exchange Server infrastructure is usually one or two ...  View more

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Update Inventory policy not running

I have a policy to update inventory on all machines set to run once every day, however for some reason, out of 600 machines it has not run on roughly a third of them in over two weeks, I only realised this when my smart groups seemed to be falling ou...  View more

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Do you bind to AD/LDAP/OD? Why not?

In the ol' Windows day, everything was bound to AD. Everyone did it from 5 person companies to 5k. It was just the way of the world. But now is the time of the Mac and The Cloud. If a majority (or maybe all) of your software is SaaS, the device becom...  View more

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Dealing with com.apple.sidebarlists.plist

Unfortunately nothing in there can be managed via config profiles. What are the chances if I put a bug report enhancement that Apple will make it so? LOL So I'm trying to manage it in User Templates......I know I know...I suppose I could create a lau...  View more

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Convert ingOffice 2011 Install to Office 365

We are in the midst of moving to 0365, and I understand how to make outlook function properly by ensuring the url is correct. My question is, how do I get the setup screen to come up to authenticate to 0365 when we've already had a volume license ins...  View more

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NetSUS - can't login anymore!!!???

Real quick... yesterday I setup a NetSUS server just to use the SUS appliance. I was able to log into with the default webadmin / webadmin credentials. I didn't change them. But now today I can't login. Even after rebooting. Anyone got any thoughts?  View more

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Inventory Windows Computers

What's everyone using to collect inventory of their Windows clients? SCCM is awful, and we wouldn't mind using something with an agent. Has anyone used OCS Inventory NG?  View more

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Requested: Person who likes taking photos

Hey all, Thanks for considering this event! I wanted to add that the event coordinator was interested in having a volunteer take photos throughout the course of the event. If this is something that is up your alley, reply to this discussion stating s...  View more

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Get the reboot and login duration

Hi all, I need to get the restart and login duration of each Mac.I've made a script that looks in the system.log file after reboot.Is there a better way to get these two values?Any advice is welcomeBest regards,joe #!/bin/sh time1=$(grep "BOOT_TIME" ...  View more

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Apple TV and JSS

Hi Guys, We are looking at administering Apple TV's with JSS, I just wanted to see what people had to say their experience with it is? I can see the config profiles and setting up the device etc looks pretty straight forward as well as setting passwo...  View more

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Right click on Apple Mouse

Hi I was wondering if there was a reliable way to turn on right click for Apple mice? I've tried packaging up com.apple.driver.AppleHIDMouse.plist and creating a configuration profile from it, but neither work. Any ideas would be much appreciated. Th...  View more

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Is it possible to package printers using Composer?

I have purchased Composer, but we do not own the Casper Suite. We're using OS X Server / Deploy Studio for all deployments at the moment. In previous environments where we've had Casper, I would just use Casper Admin to create printer policies. Howev...  View more

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"could not connect to the HTTP server server"

I'm getting this error when user's use self service. It doesn't affect particular users or particular packages. I've tried restarting the apache service.They can access the URL by going to a browser and entering the path to the file location.  View more

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Remove Specific Login Items for Specific Users

Hello All! I've been banging my head against the keyboard on this one. I need to remove a specific Login Item from a user's Login Items IF they have it. I then need to add an updated version of that application into that user's Login Items (yes, logi...  View more

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Target Disk Imaging via SSD Workflow

Greetings All, As we embark on our 1:1 laptop program this summer, rather than use my network to deploy images (OS + Applications), I'd like to use a dozen or SSD drives. I completely understand the process of deploying via the network, but getting h...  View more

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Casper Admin cant mount share for replication

Hey guys, Ive been wrestling with this one for awhile. We just moved from 9.63 to 9.72, and ever since then have been unable to replicate to our other share via Casper Admin. It just cant mount the share. Its been working(for the most part) since we ...  View more

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Policies not running properly unless manually triggered

I have a bit of a head scratcher that I'm hoping people may be able to assist with. Attempting to set a default desktop background in my lab. Created a policy that deploys a package with desired image and a python script. It is set to run once on rec...  View more

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Renewing certificates for 802.1x

Currently we have a Casper configuration policy that downloads the necessary certificates to get on our Wifi network at a user level. Our certificates are expiring soon and we're looking for a way to have them auto-renew. I've tried running a script ...  View more

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extension attribute for Thunderbolt Dock: Serial Number

Hey Guys, I am trying to get the serial number of our thunderbolt docks with ioreg or system_profiler to have an extension attribute for the docks in Casper. So far I got this $ system_profiler SPThunderboltDataType Thunderbolt: Thunderbolt Bus: Vend...  View more

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