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Jamf Pro 10.41.0 Beta 2 now available!

Hey Jamf Nation!We've just released Jamf Pro 10.41.0 Beta 2. This is our compatibility release with the new operating systems coming from Apple this fall. There are a number of updated or new keys, a GSX Update, and updates to the Azure AD migration ...  View more

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Jamf Pro 10.40.1 Now Available

Hello Jamf Nation, Today we are releasing Jamf Pro 10.40.1. To learn more about this release and the product issues it addresses, please read the Jamf Pro 10.40.1 release notes here. Cloud Upgrade Schedule Your Jamf Pro server, including any free san...  View more

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EA for Firmware Updates

I built a custom EA to look for Mountain Lion computers that need firmware updates based on a script I found in an old post by Miles Leacy (Thank you Miles!). It looks like this #!/bin/shfwupdcount=softwareupdate -l | grep -c -e Firmware -e EFI -e SM...  View more

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Printers via self service not working

We have a handful of printer models in our environment. When we were putting them in I went through and created printer entries for every printer in our complex, however it seems random ones don't want to come down via self service. While they do ins...  View more

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VPN configuration profile help on the Mac side

I would like to provide a .mobileconfig file to our remote Mac (not iOS) users that pre-populates the VPN settings for our organization. I have generated one and it works all except for the fact that I cannot get the profile to properly control the s...  View more

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More Java exploits found...

http://www.tomsitpro.com/articles/it_security-hacking-patches-standard_edition,1-927.html Six days following the release of yet another security patch for Java, an independent security startup identifies two new serious vulnerabilities in Java 7. Ora...  View more

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Java 6 and Java 7 web plugin

Hi All, Java is driving me up the wall, I have the latest 6 2013 (1.6.0_41) update and it installs OK as a PKG, a prerequisite for Symantec AV live update (go figure...) however we have an application that launches a jnlp file that needs the Java web...  View more

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[OT] Trend Micro / Java 7

We're having a bit of a problem. We use Trend Micro as AV for the macs - but it seems to not want to install if Java 7 is on the system. Anybody know if there is a way around this? Installation failed. The installer reported: usage: dirname path find...  View more

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Keychain ACL question

I've added an application to the login items of all users. When they login they're prompted to "Allow" access to an Application password within the logon keychain. If the user "Always Allow" then they don't get prompted again. I'm wondering if there'...  View more

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MacTech announcement [OT]

RT @mactech @MacTech and @Microsoft teaming up to offer @OfficeforMac Accredited Support Professional credential at BootCamp.... http://t.co/42ZHhs0Lle  View more

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User Initiated Enrolment process for standard users?

JAMF Guru's, Our organisation is trying enrol all pre 2012 Apple hardware using the self enrol process. The problem is a lot of the users don't have admin rights which is required to install the quickadd.pkg. New apple hardware isn't an issue as out ...  View more

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CrashPlan PROe training class

Just curious because a lot of people on here seem to use Crashplan, have any of you gone through the 3-day training class in Minneapolis? It looked interesting because I installed PROe for almost all my clients about 6 months ago and would like to le...  View more

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Changing the JSS address

Hi, So the big start of our massive JSS infrastructure upgrade is starting this week. One small detail to sort out and that's how to change the address that our clients are looking for the JSS. We're going to have our new address and our existing add...  View more

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Adobe Acrobat Pro XI Self Service doesn't end

I configured the policy using the process for Pro XI here.I've only tested on one machine. it's a 10.6.8 MacBook (13-inch Mid 2010).I ran the Self Service and the progress bar finished and then went to barbershop stripes. Grey barbershop stripes in m...  View more

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Disable Auto updates Acrobat XI

I am trying to figure out how to disable auto updates in Acrobat Pro XI. I used the Adobe Customization Wizard to streamline the serial number as well as suppress the EULA and registration prompts. The Customization wizard does not have an option for...  View more

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Auto Setup Mail 10.8.X for Exchange with current user

I'm looking for some setup examples to automate the process of configuring Mail at login to use Exchange with the current logged in AD account, OSX 10.8.x. I see some managed preferences in the JSS but they appear to be a little dated. Is anyone doin...  View more

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ARD kickstart script to contribute

Don't know if this script is suitable for anyone other than us, but since I spent the morning writing it, I figured I'd share. Feel free to modify and offer suggestions to it. Basically what it does is set up the correct groups on the local machine t...  View more

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Netboot not working

I have a Mac mini running Mountain Lion 10.8.2. I reboot this machine holding down the "N" key. It starts and I see the Globe icon. Then, after a minute or two it just boots up regular and I see my standard log in screen asking me to enter my Adminis...  View more

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Casper Admin 8.62 Question

I've copied a .dmg file into the Casper Admin tool. It shows up in red font while everything else is black font. Why? Also, it is the one and only .dmg file we can't pull down via Netboot too. So I don't think its installed right. It was indexed so t...  View more

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Inconsistent package installation results

We're seeing a lot of inconsistent results with Casper recently. Example 1: We have a full Office 2011 14.3.0 installer package from Microsoft. I dropped it into Casper and made a simple self-service policy to cache and install it. Running the policy...  View more

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Get list of policies for a given Mac

Hi all, I would like to be able to get a list of policies and their triggers for a given machine. I've been poking around in the JSS API, but can't find a method of doing it. The end goal is to have policies run at the login screen programmatically. ...  View more

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Login policies not executing

I'm trying to setup a simple login policy that checks to make sure the management account password is set correctly and the Self Service app is in the dock. So far this isn't working, I found out that if I tail /var/log/jamf.log I see the following: ...  View more

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