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Jamf Pro 11.4.0 Beta is now available

Hello Jamf Nation! This release is in support of the Apple Spring release. We have several exciting new features including beta MDM support for Apple Vision Pro, Self Service initial app detection, Support Digital Market Act app restriction, and more...  View more

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Sending Emails via JSS

Im curious is there away to put variables in a email. For example. I want to say something like this. Records show you have %computername%. If you still have this computer please plug it into the network so it can get updates.  View more

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Unreliable Configuration Profiles JSS 9.5

I am currently using JSS 9.5 and am having issues deploying changes to Application Restrictions inside a configuration profile. I needed to add access to an application for the students. (straight forward, hit save, hit deploy to all devices) Some of...  View more

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DEP/Prestage questions

We are just getting to use the DEP program and I have just enrolled the JSS with DEP. I was hoping to get some questions answered. I am thinking the workflow is: >Add S/N or invoice numbers to the DEP site to associate each device to DEP >Setup a pre...  View more

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Error Processing request tomcat errors in JSS

We recently upgraded to Casper 9.52 and have been having some issues (Although I am not convinced the update is what caused the issues). Casper seems to have trouble pushing out software and kicking off processes to the client machines. We have had s...  View more

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Deploying XQuartz

Hiya, I was wondering if anyone deploys XQuartz and how they deploy this within their environment? I initially added the pkg straight to Casper Admin, created a self service policy and provided it to machines that required it. This works fine althoug...  View more

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Self Service Configuration Profile

Am I missing something really obvious? I have made a config profile to install new mail settings in self service, it appears in self service, but then when I click install it asks for an admin password, is that correct behaviour? Can I make it not do...  View more

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Methods for blocking Yosemite

As the release of Yosemite draws near, what methods do you have in place to prevent users from upgrading? I currently have the beta blocked, but need to put in place a prevention method for once it is released to the public. I feel this is when it sh...  View more

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Managed Preferences for Users

Hello, I am trying to find out if I am missing something, I am trying to use Managed Preferences through Casper to setup Chrome with settings to allow Kerebos (AuthServerWhitelist etc) I enabled the checkbox on the Login/Logout Hooks settings in the ...  View more

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Scope Self Service to only local admin accounts

Is there a way to limit a Self Service item to be visible under a local admin account only? We do not want to require log in to Self Service. I would like licensed applications to be able to be installed by technicians when logged into the local admi...  View more

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Removing Find My iPad / iCloud account on iPad / IOS8

Hey everyone, So I'm sure a lot of you are aware that when someone signs into an iCloud account on an iPad and enables "Find my iPad", you have to either have the password for the account to remove it, get the user to remove it via Apple's web interf...  View more

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Java 8 u25 Updater

Anyone seeing how to globally kill the Java 8 Updater? Oracle appears to have moved the setting/key to everyone's home drives at: ~/Library/Preferences/com.oracle.javadeployment.plist Formerly in Java 7 the key was controlled by: /Library/Preferences...  View more

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McAfee EndPoint Encryption vs FV2

Hey Guys, I am wondering what the main difference is between using McAfee EndPoint Encryption over using FileVault 2. Does McAfee just escrow FV2 keys or does it use its own native encryption? I have looked around the internet but can not seem to fin...  View more

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Installing a cached item policy failing

Good morning folks I'm currently having trouble with a policy I am using to deploy office. I have one policy that caches the installer and update for office and a separate policy that does a removal of the old office and an install of the new office/...  View more

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Default Web Browser 10.9+

Hi, has anybody been successful in enforcing the default web browser on 10.9 or higher?I started with a configuration profile assuming that would be the right way to go, and I found on 10.9 that it did set it once but did not persist. Well that is no...  View more

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GarageBand 10.0.2 Install?

Hello, I've been using the method on the Der Flounder blog to capture the GarageBand 10.0.2 package from an AppStore install. However, every time I install using this captured file I get the error that GarageBand is damaged. Are people now needing so...  View more

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FileVault User Add script Help

Hi Everyone, I have been given a script by JAMF to help with adding users to the FileVault list at login via a policy, we have a epic amount of Freelancers and they are not always the type to bring the machine back to have themselves enabled, they wi...  View more

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Printing via Windows Printer Server issues

Hi all, We are on the cusp of completing a Mac deployment of roughly 170 laptops. We are having intermittent issues with printing to both our HP and Konica Minolta printers via a Windows 2008 R2 Print Server. We are using current release drivers for ...  View more

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Email & Calendar Profiles

Hi There I have set up email and calendar profiles to push to users, but I keep getting back a message as follows for the Mail Profile. I've tripled checked and all the information is in the profile taken from a working client config Some required in...  View more

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Need to process policy based on uptime

I'm trying to build a SMART GROUP that's based on user's machine uptime that I'm grabbing in an Extension Attribute. But apparently there's no way for me to build Smart Groups using that criteria (i.e., Machines where Extension Attribute Uptime > 5 d...  View more

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Network homes

We’re predominately a Windows shop and in the process of binding our (10.9 only) Macs to AD. At the moment our clients mount the SMBHome contained within the homeDirectory attribute on AD as expected, at /home/username. However, what I'd like to do i...  View more

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