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Jamf Pro 11.5.0 Beta is Now Available

Hello Jamf Nation!We have several exciting new features including new Login functionality, Managed Software Updates enhancements, Packages page redesign, and more! You can find more information in the release notes when you enroll.Starting with the J...  View more

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App installation

We have groups of apps set up in VPP Assignment groups, all of the VPP Invites have been accepted, but the apps will not install automatically. You have to go into the apps store and then into purchased and lastly into Not on this iPad to see all the...  View more

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Chrome Master Preferences issues

Hello JAMF! I've tired using this manifest as Managed Preferences (https://jamfnation.jamfsoftware.com/viewProductFile.html?id=73&fid=774), scoped it to my testing computers and Google Chrome will not recognize any of the changes. I've also tried the...  View more

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FileVault2 Admin questions

I'm working to get FileVault 2 encryption enabled on all laptops. I’ve gotten FV2 JSS policies working and all seems to be going well. The plan is to have users run a self service policy to enable FileVault 2 encrytion. That policy uses the a Disk En...  View more

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Strange lpadmin Error from script in a policy

Good morning all! I'm seeing a strange, intermittent error from my policy logs on a printer installation policy. The scenario is that I have a lab, protected by DeepFreeze, that gets two printers installed at login via script. The driver is also bein...  View more

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QNAP Qmusic casper configuration

Hi there,Just wondering if anyone has pushed out the qmusic app for use with a qnap back end music repository. Was interested to find out if we could put all the server address and user login information in the app configuration bit of JSS. I'm a bit...  View more

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MacAdmins in Switzerland ?

Grüezi! If you are a Mac Admin in Switzerland, you probably feel a bit lonely. We have lots of Macs and lots of talented people over here. I've started a Meetup group to help us know each other.-> http://www.meetup.com/Swiss-MacAdmins-Group/ You're e...  View more

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Ideas to Prevent Major Software Updates for admin users

I believe it has been discussed extensively but couldn't find the right answer. Maybe I have the wrong problem ;-) How would you prevent admin users doing major updates eg. 10.11 ?Maybe simply set a warning when user launches the update? Or a plist t...  View more

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Mobility - Configuration Profile

Has anyone set up Mobility using the Configuration Profile? Been testing it and trying to point the user's Home folder to a network share using the at path: field under Home Folder Location but it only seems to create a folder under the Macintosh HD ...  View more

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Setting Package Priorities from within a Policy

I created a policy to install RealVNC Server which I downloaded and decompiled from their website into .pkg format which I named VNC-Server-Install.pkg I then created a .pkg file that contains the license activation and customized settings for the ap...  View more

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Self Service Login Item issue

We currently use ESET Antivirus 6 for OS X, we have created the package via DMG and PKG everything installs apart from the login item for ESET. We have tried so many ways to get the ESET login but just can't to get it to work. Has anybody has experie...  View more

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Office 2011 updates cumulative?

Office 2011 released 14.4.9 update a few days ago, my standalone office 2011 installer is 14.3.0, do I have to install all the updates released after 14.3 one by one? 14.4.114.4.214.4.3 Etc..... Up to 14.4.9 ? The requirements for 14.4.9 says. Office...  View more

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Partitioner

Hi all I created this app after i found inconsistencies in my environment on how our techs were imaging machines. Partitioner The Partitioner is designed to be used with a netboot image which automatically logs in as root user to aid in erasing and p...  View more

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apple tv not activating after added them to DEP

I have a couple of apple tvs that we restored and updated and they are being seen by the JSS and as a device in DEP but will not activate they can see the network and I can ping them. Back story this started to happen yesterday which is coincidental ...  View more

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Proper steps for machine prior to re-imaging?

I'm just curious what the "proper" steps are prior to re-imaging a machine that's currently enrolled? Should i run sudo jamf removeFramework then delete the machine from the JSS or will re-enrolling after imaging simply re-assume the previous machine...  View more

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[OT] Client data backup? On prem, not cloud based.

Hi all, I'm currently looking for a solution to back up user data on our 50 or so macs. They currently do not back up that data at all. The users know to use network drives but we'd like to implement something because they do occasionally lose work. ...  View more

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Utilizing JAMF API

Hey all, Our developers are looking to integrate their app store project with Casper using the API. The goal is to have a web based App Store that can trigger software to be installed on a user’s machine through Casper. Has anyone done this and can g...  View more

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Apple DEP pre-stage awakens out of nowhere

We have two ways we put an OS on a Mac. If the computer arrives in a box, we are part of Apple DEP so computer should automatically be configured during setup. We use a bunch of thin imaging scripts to do this. If the computer is being re-imaged, we ...  View more

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how to create Smart group based on Extension Attribute

I have an extension attribute that displays the installed Microsoft Office Version in the form of 1442, 1448 (office 2011) or 1236 (office 2008). So the version # is displayed with not dots in between numbers. How would i use this value in a smart gr...  View more

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sMIME cert implementation

Were looking at deploying sMIME certs to our users for secure email. For PC's we have a utility that sends a request to the certificate authority and gets a cert back. I've been trying to mimic this on the Mac like we've done with the VPN Cert. I cre...  View more

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Timemachine

Does any god have good IdeaI gonna set timemachine in our company by casper manager profile (around 100 users)And the data store in afp://server-mp/backups and the server-mp installed server.app now my question.DOES ANY PEOPLE have good idea how to a...  View more

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