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Changing the management account? (Casper 9.4)

Hi, We've been using the same account as our management account and our admin tech account. Which isn't very smart if that account would get compromised. They way I've been doing my testing on how to change this account is to use the built in functio...  View more

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VPP Invitations

If I delete a VPP Invitation that was scoped to a couple users, will they be dis-associated with app distribution...or is it only the invitation template I am deleting? Thanks.  View more

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Export JSS and later import

I'm thinking for this that i'll need to dig into the API and write a custom script, but I'm curious before I try to re-invent the wheel if anyone has something to do this. I'd like to be able to export all of my Policies, Configuration Profiles, and ...  View more

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Toast Titanium 12 - How do I create a custom template?

I'm a new user to Toast, and I am a beginner level Mac user.I have Toast Titanium 12 and can't figure out how to create a custom DVD template. The ones offered do not allow for font size, placement of text, etc. like I have seen in the older iDVD. I ...  View more

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Adding Dock Items Once Per User

We are attempting to add Firefox and Chrome to each user's Dock. The first user to log in gets it with no issue, no subsequent users get it at all. We have the trigger set to Log In, and the frequency set to Once Per User. Any suggestions?  View more

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Shellshock reporting

Our management wants a report of the systems that are vulnerable to the Shellshock bug. I'm not an experienced scripter, but I want to have the result -> vulnerable | safe to in a variable so I can drop this in a PLIST and use an extension attribute ...  View more

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Requesting CA Certificate

Is it possible to pop-up a prompt for domain credentials once per computer on login in order to request a user certificate from a Certificate Authority without being binded to Active Directory? Edit -- if the computer were to be bound to Active Direc...  View more

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First Boot GUI

This is my first post. I'm at a loss and still very very new to the JAMF Suite and shell scripting in general. rtrouton's First Boot Package Install tool works wonders for installing packages and showing a log. But, it only works for me when using Ca...  View more

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Stop Home sync ~/Documents/Microsoft User Data

How can we stop Syncing ~/Documents/Microsoft User Data ? It seems that it gets synced even though we have explicit settings in JSS for not syncing this folder. For a user, does Microsoft Office profile settings are saved in this folder.  View more

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Posting scripts in discussions so they look nice.

This is going to sound silly, but I have posted a few scripts into discussions now, everybody else does it in a lovely indented grey box, I am old school and using plain text, how do I get with the cool kids and post them properly....  View more

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9.5x in production ? Is it working well ?

I'm still at 9.32. I held off on 9.4 thinking I would wait until there was a 9.41 or 9.42 as there seemed to be a few issues. While waiting for that 9.5 was released and now we are at 9.52. I went through the known issues list and I don't see anythin...  View more

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SCCM vs Casper Suite

Hey everyone, I am pretty new to Casper and the community and thought why not break the ice by asking a general question. What is the advantage of using Casper Suite over SCCM? Our company currently uses SCCM to manage our Windows users and they are ...  View more

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Deploying Java 7 & Disabling Update Checking

Looking through a few of the discussions here it was easy to get a Java 7 policy working. Except I've run into a little snag with getting the disabled update checking preference to stick. Using Composer I capture the following:1. Install Java 7.2. Op...  View more

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Removing printers with a script

Hello all, I'm trying to create a policy to remove printers with a script. The script I found on here that I'm trying to use is: #!/bin/sh # remove all printers rm -rf /etc/cups/printers.conf # restart cups killall cupsd exit 0 When I put it in a pol...  View more

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VMWare Fusion 7 Pro

With all the hubbub about linked clones, quite the endorsement, I'm starting to drool!!! http://osx.michaellynn.org/freenode-osx-server/freenode-osx-server_2014-10-01.html [14:58:24 UTC] Nick_ZWG: I'd take my linked clones out to dinner if I could [1...  View more

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Self Service login page

Hello All, After upgrading to 9.51, I noticed that the login page of Self Service was not as visually appealing as it used to be. Not sure if something is wrong or if its a new feature i missed. Here is a screenshot of my login page. external image l...  View more

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Deploying RICOH Preferences

The process to deploy a print mapping and print drivers is fairly straight forward, but I'm having difficulty deploying configuration options. Specifically setting the "User ID" option under "Job Type" for RICOH printers. It looks like for Windows sy...  View more

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jamfHelper & LaunchDaemon

So, I'm having an issue where my LaunchDaemon is not running the script that I have built that uses jamfHelper. Here is my plist that I have: Label com.MyCompany.UpdateTool ProgramArguments /var/StartupUpdateTool.sh RunAtLoad Now, I'm pretty...  View more

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Deploying Certificates to Clients

How would i go about deploying a certificate to all the clients on the network? I've created a package within Casper Composer and sent it out, but this doesn't seem to work properly. Any advice, would be appreciated.  View more

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AD login issue

Hi, I have an issue affecting around 70 Macs in one area of the University. Randomly, users logging in with an Active Directory account, are presented with endless popups with the message "You don't have permission to use the application".... This in...  View more

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Test Environment

Hello, Wondering if anyone has documentation for creating a test environment. Did a DB backup and SQL test on my laptop. Tables look good did a few test queries. Want to set up a mac mini test environment to test how it works with the new JSS and to ...  View more

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Airplay - iOS 8 - iPad Air

Anyone else notice the sheet for Airplay on iPad running iOS 8 is very short? It lists maybe 2-3 sources, whereas on iOS 7, the sheet would extend almost to the top of the display. We've got 15-30 sources per building at any given time and it's frust...  View more

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