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Jamf Pro 11.8.0 Beta is now available!

Hello Jamf Nation! The Jamf Pro 11.8.0 Beta Release features a number of exciting improvements and enhancements for managing your Apple devices. Starting with 11.8.0, Jamf Pro admins will be able to set a minimum OS for MacBooks, iPhones, and iPads t...  View more

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Change default printer based on location?

I've got a couple of execs who travel back and forth between remote offices. It seems they often forget to change their default printer and end up printing confidential documents to a printer at the wrong location, and then having to call someone to ...  View more

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Xerox Phasers and 10.10.1

Is anyone using older Xerox Phasers (6360, 4510, 7760)? I re-imaged over the break and find that Xerox hasn't updated any of it's drivers. All of the macs that were updated in place, not imaged, work fine. It appears the drivers are fine if installed...  View more

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Force reload of mySQL table?

I'm finding some times I have to edit tables in the JSS mySQL jamfsoftware database. For instance managed_preference_profile_deployment and managed_preference_upload_menifest . Is there a built-in command to tell the JSS to reload or refresh from the...  View more

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Count of each Mac model

Maybe I'm missing something, but is there a way to get a report that shows the quantity of each Mac model listed in JSS? For example, "iMac Intel (27-inch, Late 2013) | 89", etc. Thanks!  View more

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JDS RHEL - Transferring 13gb package to JDS

Wondering if anyone else has come across this. I have a JDS running on RHEL, I initially tried to transfer an Adobe CC package that was about 14GB in size via Casper Admin...that didn't seem to work correctly, I Google'd looking for possible reasons ...  View more

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Apple Id Problem Connecting to Server

When enrolling a device through the JSS prestage enrollment I come to the step to enter the student's apple id and I am receiving this message: “Could Not Sign In There was a problem connecting to the server.”  View more

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AirPlay Missing

I have one ipad 4 on current ios. It does not have Airplay anymore. Does anyone know how to get it back? This iPad is not supervised by JSS. Thank you!  View more

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Prevent Profile Installation

We're having some trouble with students installing profiles on their iPads, specifically vshare, moviebox, and vpn to bypass our content filter. We'd like to forbid all three of these, and whatever questionable things come up in the future. Anyone ha...  View more

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iOS 8 Download Issues

Hello nation, We are starting to roll out iOS 8 after getting a massive shipment of 7.1.1 and 7.1.2 iPads a couple of months back. I'm using a NetXplorer appliance to block HTTP packets with mesu.apple.com as the host parameter per school/facility, a...  View more

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Self Service Error

Some, not all, of my users are getting this. I fixed it on one, but I had to delete, and re-enroll them. Any ideas? Thanks  View more

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Script not backing up keys to JSS

Hi -- Thank you in advance for any help you can provide or guidance. Were still new to the JSS. JAMF helped us get a script going that, in the event a self-enrolled mac was already Filevault2'd, it was prompt the user for their local admin password, ...  View more

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Sydney Mac Admins January 2015 Meet Up

To All Sydney Mac (and iOS) Admins, Our next Meeting is scheduled for Thursday 29th of January. We have a booking at 6pm at Hart’s Pub, Corner of Essex & Gloucester St, The Rocks. Any one who has an interest in managing OS X or iOS is very welcome to...  View more

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iPads not checking into JAMF

So we've run into a problem at one of my schools that some iPads aren't checking into JAMF. We have checked everything we can think of in terms of things that can go wrong; They are in the correct prestage enrollment, the serial numbers line up, we h...  View more

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enroll mac just for inventory purposes

Can I just enroll a mac just to have them listed for inventory purposes? I want to manage like 200 macs (iMacs/macbook pro/mac airs etc..) I get them imaged and have them pull policies, software etc.. but then I have about 50 macs (iMacs/macbook pro/...  View more

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Configurator Errors with iOS 8

We use Configurator for a cart model, and have been seeing issues with Configurator not removing our MDM enrollment profile and more recently not removing Apps with iOS 8. Specifically it errors when we "Refresh" after adding an App to a device on ap...  View more

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How do you deploy printer drivers???

We have about 200 printers across the globe, with all users having access to each of them. They are all HP and Xerox. Setup on clients is done via Self Service, but was curious as to what you guys did for deployment of the drivers. Do you bake the dr...  View more

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Automatically get Network Time Server

I know in Windows, once a system is domain joined it automatically gets time information from the Domain Controller (no policies or scripts need to be run to do this). For OS X I've bound Mavericks systems to our AD, but they still seem to get networ...  View more

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login to Mac after computer imaged with Casper

Strange question or not, not sure if this is but I'm asking. after imaging a computer, how are you admins getting user accounts setup on your imacs/macbook pros etc.. for users to then login? i'm assuming if the imaged mac is joined to an active dire...  View more

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Impact of AD upgrade from 2003 to 2012

Hi folks, We are going to upgrade our AD domain from 2003 to 2012 in a parallel migration (so adding new domain controllers and removing old ones rather than upgrading existing DCs). I'm curious if anyone has encountered any Mac authentication issues...  View more

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Device Enrollment Program - DEP

Hi Guys, We are ready to go with DEP and its all setup by Apple and we have uploaded the token in JSS and added a server in deploy.apple.com. Now when we enter the serial number of an iPad 2 (2012) then it gives error with device serial number as "se...  View more

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Reapply Configuration Profile

Apologies for the newbie question: How do you reapply a configuration profile: For example: configuration profile to apply WiFi networks to managed Macs. One users goes through System Preferences > Network and deletes the WiFi networks applied in the...  View more

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VPP - Codes vs Token ? Can you do both ?

We have been using VPP for some time now, but have only used the downloadable codes thus far. We buy iOS apps via the VPP site, download the codes and then use those with Configurator. Thinking about expanding some of the VPP stuff to Mac OS and star...  View more

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Prevent Apps from Executing in ~, Desktop Etc

I have experimented with Apple's restriction profile to try and prevent our students from installing / executing apps on their desktop, documents, and misc home folders. However, there are too many misc apps which have software updaters in crazy loca...  View more

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NetSUS and 10.10.1 update

I'm having an issue with my Netsus 3.0.2 instance. I have 2 branches a CORP and and QA. After finally getting reposado to download the 10.10 updates. It correctly shows 10.10.1 update in the branches, and they are now checked. It appears that it has ...  View more

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