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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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Deleting all login items with a particular property...

I want to delete a login item via an osascript bash script. I know how to do that if I know the name of the login item. But I would like to be able to say "delete all login items that are mounted volumes" and I haven't been able to find the syntax to...  View more

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FileVault2 individual recovery key - self service

Hi all, We are just starting the deployment of Casper Suite. A great feature is Filevault configuration deployment, but I would like to create a self-service portal so that users could get their individual recovery key in case of need. In CasperSuite...  View more

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mountNetworkShare.sh issue parameter

I am trying to use the parameter function for my mountNetworkShare script in Casper. But when i add the share in parameter 8 in de JSS, the script wont accept it for some reason. When i add the variable directly to the script, it will work without a ...  View more

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Migrating from mobile accounts to local accounts

Yes I know, the opposite of what most people are looking to do. My environment uses edirectory (not my choice before anyone comments on this), and the plug-in for replicating AD bound machines for it is buggy at best. I'd like to move all users off m...  View more

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Self Service Policy Title Font Size

Hi all, I feel like I should know how to do this, but how do I make the title font size larger when it is being viewed in Self Service? On the same note, what about font color and/or type? Is this all html code?  View more

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Computers changing host name en masse?

Has anyone come across this before, or know what might cause this? I have Macs constantly changing their host names back to "localhost", even with a policy I have set up to change it back to what's in the JSS (9.6, and started happening prior to upda...  View more

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Need help for Custom pop-up message

Hi All - I was wondering if there is a code/script for pop-up message/alert that will indicate what software he/she has installed after the installation completes from self-service? Example, i install a couple of apps from the self-service and forgot...  View more

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Active Directory Logins (slow)

Like many folks, I've just discovered how wonderfully slow AD bound macs can be. I've tried unchecking the option to "allow authentication from any domain in the forest". Is there any way to shorten the timeout period? It looks like there used to be ...  View more

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Managing Printers on OS X with iBeacons

Based on a bunch of feedback we got at JNUC2014, I created a video and support doc on how to use our beacons to set up automatic printer configuration. Feedback welcomed and encouraged: https://twocanoes.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/203081205-Managi...  View more

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Disabling iCloud setting?

Ran across this article:http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/11/critics-chafe-as-macs-send-sensitive-docs-to-icloud-without-warning/ And we are discussing if this is enough of a reason to lock down iCloud on our apple products. I am looking through c...  View more

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Management Account Authentication Issues

I've been running into authentication issues with Casper Remote with machines I've been re-enrolling and re-imaging lately. A bit of background info - we created a QuickAdd installer back at version 9.3-something with a local admin as the management ...  View more

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jss-api Ruby Gem with Casper 9.61 will require Ruby 1.9.2+

Hi All, If you're using the open-source Ruby gem I presented at JNUC 2014, please note that once you upgrade to Casper 9.61, the current version of the gem (0.5.5) will error out when it tries to connect to the Casper API. The reason is that Casper 9...  View more

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Packaging / Deploying WINE-wrapped applications.

I was wondering if anyone was packaging and deploying WINE-wrapped (or Play-On Mac wrapped) applications. My company is currently using Citrix Receiver to host applications, I'm thinking of trying to wrap the apps and offer them through Self Service....  View more

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Changing desktop settings with PlistBuddy

I'm using a modified version of Rich Trouton's first_boot script to test a bunch of configurations for a new Yosemite build. At the moment I'm having a problem with PlistBuddy and changing some desktop defaults. It seems that the first two settings i...  View more

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Yosemite Vunerability

For anyone questioning if they should run admin or indeed needs a reason to suggest they shouldn't allow there users to run admin http://www.macworld.co.uk/news/mac-software/swedish-hacker-finds-serious-vulnerability-in-os-x-yosemite-3583723/ Particu...  View more

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Inspiration 9 and Self Service

We are attempting to put our "site licensed" version of Inspiration 9 on Self Service(9.6) so we can make available for our students. I made a package and a .dmg with Casper Composer(9.6) but both failed. I punched in all of the "serial numbers" on t...  View more

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Not booting to Local drive after imaging

Hello all,Hopefully someone can point me in the right direction. I am having an issue after imaging where it does not boot to the target drive after imaging. Here is my work flow1.created 10.9.5 os dmg using auto dmg2.used autocasper nbi version 13.m...  View more

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Ethernet Connection for iPads

Hi Everyone,Following my 2014 JNUC session, there were several questions about one item in my presentation... Using a camera kit, USB-to-ethernet adapter and a USB hub to get your iPad online when it falls off wireless... This really helps for pushin...  View more

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Filevault during Domain Migration

We're looking at a domain migration (Active Directory domain A to B), and I'm quite comfortable with all of the user account/profile/domain binding angles, but I'm really concerned about the FV user angle. Has anyone automated a domain migration with...  View more

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Repair Network Connection via Self Service

I would like to offer my users to be able to repair their network connection in case they are having issues connection to the internet. Since they don't have admin rights they are limited on what they can do. I was looking for a way to script this. I...  View more

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Yosemite Updates from 10.8.5 Apple SUS

Hey guys, Does anyone know if we will be able to serve the Yosemite update catalog from Apple SUS running on 10.8.5? I know that it was possible in the past (10.8.5 serves 10.9 updates). Thoughts? Ideas?  View more

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App Store - Debug Menu Gone?

With the newest version of app store, I've been trying to get the debug menu to come up, but no matter what i try, it will not show up. i have done the following:defaults write com.apple.appstore ShowDebugMenu -bool truedefaults write com.apple.appst...  View more

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No more free App Store accounts?

Finished up a CPA course last week and saw the process for signing up for a free App Store account. It looks as if the None option isn't available anymore when signing up. I swear it was there last week and this week I don't see it anymore. I followe...  View more

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NetSUS: Can't Purge Deprecated Updates

I'm attempting to purge all of my deprecated updates from our NetSUS server (just upgraded to 3.0.2). Navigating to /var/lib/reposado and executing the following: repoutil --purge-product all-deprecated I get: repoutil: command not found I can see th...  View more

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