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Third-Party Security Issue

Update 12/28On December 9, 2021, a Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) was identified in the log4j library (https://www.lunasec.io/docs/blog/log4j-zero-day/). The log4j project released version 2.15 to address this issue. New i...  View more

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Forced Shutdown script

I wanted to take a moment to post our changes to a script included in the resource kit that has been very useful to us. The script in question is the timedForcedShutdown.sh script. My changes remove the extraneous postpone dialog box and adds a $post...  View more

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Configuration Profile - Mobility Payload syntax

We are trying to deploy a configuration profile with a mobility payload and are having one minor issue. The user level configuration profile deploys successfully except for one piece. Under Rules -> Home Sync -> Sync Folders - we are trying to specif...  View more

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App Blocking ios

Ok I know that i cannot prevent a user from installing a specific app unless i deny installing of apps. Is there a way in casper to deny an app to launch that is already installed? Any info would be helpful Thanks  View more

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MacPro 5,1 not netbooting to 10.8

Hi All, Losing it a bit with this one! We have a MacPro5,1 that we use as a test mac, it's also the Mac that we create out netboot images on. These images are used for Casper Imaging only. We can successfully boot this MacPro to a 10.6.8 & 10.7.3 ima...  View more

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Schedule?

Any chance of getting the schedule for the conference? Trying to prove to management why we should be attending. Thanks  View more

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Firmware Updates

I'm having some technical difficulties with my memory this morning. Recently I updated the Firmware on my MBP and then created a fresh new image. I've now noticed other MBP's needing the firmware update are not getting the update. What file do I have...  View more

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Remove an Apple ID from App Store?

Hello all,I mistakenly imaged my deployment of iMacs with my Apple ID still intact; I really need a way to take that out of 102 machines. Any ideas?Specifically the Mac App store has updates for iLife that at image creation time I updated with my wor...  View more

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All purpose JAMF Nation User Conference planning thread

The JAMF Nation User Conference is just under a month away. Let's talk here about anything that's on our minds: breakout sessions, lunch meetups, late night drinks, taking in the sights and sounds of the Twin Cities, splitting the costs of a rental c...  View more

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Simpler packaging for standalone .app bundles?

I'm evaluating Casper Suite and surprised that standalone .app applications need to be packaged up. Composer seems to be based on the old days of applications installing files all over the filesystem. But these days, the vast majority of the apps I'm...  View more

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Compare inventory items

When we assigned our computers, we used the Real name and Username fields in the computer record to do so. However, we ended up with a few students getting the wrong computer. Long story short, I need a way to compare the username field to an extensi...  View more

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Search on Local User Accounts

While I'm sure it's easy, I've not yet found how to search inventory for Local User Accounts. My boss asks me to use Casper to tell him details of the compter Jane Doe uses. I have no idea which computer she is using, as our new naming convention no ...  View more

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Advanced search - use regex?

I want to search for computers which have no entry for a given attribute. Is it possible to search for a null value? Is it possible to search with a regular expression?  View more

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10.8 Netboot Image

I need to create a 10.8 net boot image. I have 10.8 clients but I do not have 10.8 server to get the server tools. I saw where someone created it with Composer, but I do not see the option for NBI. Can someone give me some direction? Thanks! Sharla  View more

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Updating clients SUS's

Hello Everyone, I've updated our school district's software update servers (SUS)in the JSS in the Settings/network segments module of the web interface and have yet to see a client's /Library/Preferences/com.apple.SoftwareUpdate.plist file reflect th...  View more

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Casper Imaging 8.61 bug?

Just upgraded everything to 8.61 the other day. Today, I go to image a computer using autorun data and a configuration that I have used many times before and I noticed that our AD bind script is showing up 4 times in the imaging playlist. Anyone else...  View more

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Smart Groups Using IP

I'm trying to set up smart groups based on IP range. Example on campus IP range is 10.200.x.x so on campus smart group would be any IPs that start with 10.200 and off campus would be not 10.200.When I test this, I find 10.200.x.x IPs in the off campu...  View more

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OT: AuthBrokerAgent to access the users keychain

Hi All, We're moving to a kerberized proxy, & @ 1st login people are being prompted to allow the AuthBrokerAgent to access the users keychain. This seems to be an apple mechanism that allows sandboxed apps to access the users keychain. Anyway to allo...  View more

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grey screen instead of loginwindow 10.8

Hi guys I'm on 10.8.2 and I have noticed since 10.8 now and again I am getting a grey screen where the login window should be. I am finding I have to reboot about 3 times to get the login screen. Has anyone else experienced this? Think I'm going mad ...  View more

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Limit pages for printing

Hi all,Currently wondering if anyone has a good solution that would limit the number of pages allowed to be sent to a printer. We currently see students in the library printing large font copies of War and Peace and are looking for a way to maybe set...  View more

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Network Mount Script Problem

I've downloaded and configured the mountNetworkShare.sh script and cannot get it to work. I need an afp share to mount with a single OD=based account and password. I replaced the $3 in the script with the username "art" and entered the password as re...  View more

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Moving JSS from 8.43 to 8.61...any gotcha's?

We skipped 8.5 through 8.6, but so far 8.61 is looking good in our LAB. Now that we're seeing Mountain Lion out in the environment, we need to update JSS. If we update JSS, the clients should update themselves. Does this hold true if clients are on 8...  View more

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Questions about Netboot

We have two servers one for casper and one for netboot casper is at 1gb/s and the netboot server is currently at 100mbps We are getting ready to image 600+ machines at the school when we imaged 30 at once only 7 got into the netboot and started imagi...  View more

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Casper Suite Distribution Point On Linux

Howdy Nation, Since starting to use Casper Suite about a month ago I have been hacking away at a fairly complete how-to for configuring Ubuntu Server 12.04 as a smb/https distribution point. Check it out and let me know if I missed anything, hope it'...  View more

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Possible to remove these files during imaging?

I just finished making a 10.7.5 image and I realize I forgot to remove the peskhy files I mentioned here: https://jamfnation.jamfsoftware.com/discussion.html?id=5402 I guess I was expecting to be able to handle this during Casper Imaging time. I crea...  View more

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jamfHelper FirstStart suppression

SO I've been working on a script to run on FirstStart that "suppresses" jamf's jamfHelper with a jamfHelper of my own, customized and controlled exactly the way I want. I'm currently using this for my 10.8 imaging as the entire upheaval of almost eve...  View more

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