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Restricting internet access.

We are going through some heavy security changes here, and one of the requests is to limit internet access when outside the company (not on VPN) I would like to be able to do this via casper instead of using an application like Mcafee. Has anyone had...  View more

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Caching server

So we are looking to add 4 Mac Minis to serve as caching servers. 1 TB fusion drive or 256 GB flash storage (same price) I'm inclined to go fusion drive to allow for a larger cache. am I right or wrong and why?? I know flash storage is faster but I d...  View more

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Inventory Reporting

Hello all, Ethan again! Still learning JAMF. I was curious, is there way to run inventory reports that show which applications are pushed to which smart groups? We (currently) are using JAMF to manage iOS devices only, so this request is specific to ...  View more

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Use of Casper - Using 1:1 Deployment

Hi,I work for an MSP that has a school that may be rapidly moving to a 1:1 deployment. We are contracted IT and not in house. What kind of time requirement should I be setting aside for a technician for the initial deployment of 300 iPads and then th...  View more

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Unlocking FV2 drive during imaging

Hi, I recently built a Netboot server to image the computers in my environment. My Netboot image was created using AutoDMG and AutoCasperNBI. I use prestage imaging configurations based on serial number so the imaging process is as automated as possi...  View more

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Packaging EndNote X7

Does anyone have any experience with packaging EndNote X7? We created a site installer which seems to work quite well (in the sense of retaining our licence and serial details), but I'm wondering how best to handle updates, and in particular how to d...  View more

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Disable iTunes from launching with F8

I'm trying to figure out a way to disable iTunes from launching when pressing the F8 play/pause button. We have hundreds of computers in our school district doing Smarter Balanced testing. The students are figuring out that pressing F8 will launch iT...  View more

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Disable Printer Sharing

We have a lot of users that enable printer sharing on our corporate printers. And since they show up faster than the directory listed one, it creates a lot of tickets. i saw a couple JN posts on it and I kind of combined the EA and the disable script...  View more

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Migration from Munki to Casper

I wanted to check in and see if anyone has replaced a fully built-out Munki system with Casper, and if so, see if there are any tips or any advice on working around what seem to be some major things that would likely make my life much more difficult ...  View more

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Setting multiple home tabs via terminal

Hi All, Does anyone know how to set 2 default home tabs in Safari? I know there is the manual way, but I am not sure of the syntax to use to get it to work. Below is what I have. Command: defaults write ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Safari HomePage...  View more

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LDAP in Casper Imaging 9.72

When authenticating with an AD account that has full admin privileges in the JSS, Casper Imaging becomes unresponsive when clicking Image. Anyone else experiencing this or have a fix?I'd rather not have to make more generic accounts, nice to see who'...  View more

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Silens installation SPSS 23

Hi,I've checked on the following page, it has helped me a lot. I have a .bin and .properties file.https://jamfnation.jamfsoftware.com/discussion.html?id=8001 When i execute the command in the terminal the installations complete. But I get the followi...  View more

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Automate application deployment

Hi All, I'm looking for ideas/suggestions on ways to automate application deployment. We're going through a project to implement ServiceNow and discussions about automating software installations has been bought up. My first thought was that we get S...  View more

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Mount Network Drive

Hi All,I'm looking for a script that can mount network drives and be able to have it displayed on the desktop or even in the sidebar in finder. Using Yosemite 10.10.3  View more

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Yosemite apps 'not responding' after sleep

The issue: Several users report (and I've seen with my own eyes) that 10.10.x / all of their open apps crash after returning from sleep mode. The mouse will move around the screen and the users can right click on dock icons, but they cannot force-qui...  View more

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NetSUS + JDS

On Saturday we upgraded our JSS & JDS instances from 9.65 to 9.72. All went well until we realized today that our SUS webadmin page was not accessible. Our JDS instances also have NetSUS installed - purely for the SUS component. This issue appears to...  View more

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scoping configuration profiles

newbie alert! I am trying to set up my first configuration profile but I get a gray disk in the dashboard presentation after I scope it to a smart group that works with policies. The config profile says there are no devices selected to send it to. An...  View more

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Casper - Software Installation Fails

I am attempting to install Identity Finder 8.0 via Casper, but the software package is failing to install. I have two policies configured, one policy is to cache the package and then i have a second policy to install the package from cache. The cache...  View more

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Deploying AirParrot2

Trying to deploy a licensed version of AirParrot2 and it's showing up on the user machines as unlicensed.I have built both pkg and dmg's of my licensed version using Composer.I have enabled the FEU option on the dmg and no change.From what I believe,...  View more

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Automate Outlook Schedule?

Hello everyone, Followed this guide from Officeformachelp and it went fine. The problem occurs when I try to package the schedule.http://www.officeformachelp.com/outlook/exchange/setup-script/ To begin, I grabbed everything in /HDD/Users/username/Doc...  View more

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dockutil parameters and spaces

I have a dockutil script that works great, but when I try to add a line for a parameter it gets kind of funky. Currently the script is written as: ConUser=`/bin/ls -l /dev/console | awk '//{print $3 }'` #Remove All Dock Items sudo -u $ConUser dockuti...  View more

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Anyone have experience with ContentKeeper?

We are looking for any input on ContentKeeper. We are currently using iBoss and they no longer have a client that is capable of running on the latest versions of OS X, so we are looking to switch. Does anyone use ContentKeeper, specifically with Yose...  View more

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LastPass Install Script

I am trying to do a silent install of LastPass on our Macbooks, I am following the instructions from this link. I downloaded the pkg and created a dmg using composer which will put the LastPass pkg in the users downloads folder. I then run a policy t...  View more

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Computers removed from all smart groups?

This morning I got an email notification that three of our computers were removed from 2 different smart groups. When I was looking into them a little more I noticed that the three computers have no smart groups attached to them including the "All Ma...  View more

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AppLocker like functionality for OS X

Is there a functional equivalent? On the Windows side of the house, we're setting up AppLocker to only allow applications from trusted publishers to run. Applications that aren't code signed will be reviewed and code signed using our internal CA. Thi...  View more

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