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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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NetSUS Server 3.0 is now available

We have put out a new version of the NetSUS Server. The source has been updated on GitHub and it is also available as both an OVA and an installer. Added features: Support for Cent OS 6.4 and later Support for RedHat 6.4 and later Updated for the 10....  View more

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Looking for VPN software

I have a new macbook pro, running maverick. I looking for a VPN software that will let me connect to our casper network away from the district. Our IT person doesn't want to point the URL out. I'm in a school that doesn't allow our devices out of the...  View more

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Using data in JSS within scripts

How does one go about calling data from the JSS for use in BASH scripts? For example, I have the following code: /System/Library/CoreServices/ManagedClient.app/Contents/Resources/createmobileaccount -n $username -h /Users/$username -S -v For $usernam...  View more

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Firewall Management

We're investigating firewall capabilities for the Mac and I'd like to get some input or feedback from the community. Is it possible to lock down the native firewall so that even admin users cannot disable it (via managed preferences, I would assume)?...  View more

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App Requested Single App Mode

We will be taking some state tests on our iPads with Pearson's TestNav app. It has been suggested that the iPads are locked into single app mode by "App requested single app mode". Once the app is launched it locks it into single app mode then when t...  View more

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ShowAllUsers Custom Report Modification

I'm trying to modify the ShowAllUsers.jsp file from the 2011 Resources Kit to also display the Department information from the computers record. Does anyone know how to accomplish that? The original .jsp file is below. Thanks. Users Report
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bash script --> package

I have a bash script that creates printer queues for users if they run it under an Admin account. I'd like to make that an easy installable package in Composer if I can, is that possible and how would I go about it?  View more

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Directory Bindings settings in Computer Management

Hello, Just wanted to get some clarification on some of the fields in the Directory Bindings setup since I am using MS Active Directory: Under mappings, are these to be mapped to attributes in Active Directory? What is the use case?Under administrati...  View more

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Enable FileVault with Self Service Issues

In November. I successfully tested enabling FileVault with Self Service on OS X 10.9 Running Casper 9.21 at the time. Retested with Casper 9.22 before the holidays and again this week. Originally the Self Service policy worked without any issues. Wit...  View more

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Backup Solution - in the cloud!!

I know its a bit off subject but i'm getting more and more home/remote users due to the business developing around the globe. Does anyone have any experience of using any cloud backup solutions on the mac? I've used dropbox myself and played with cra...  View more

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QuickAdd packages failing on 10.8.5 clients

Hello all, I already have a support case open with JAMF but was hoping to spread the net a little wider in case somebody has seen this issue before. For some 10.8.5 machines (and only 10.8.5 machines, as 10.7 and 10.9 never experience this issue), we...  View more

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Disable Back to My Mac in Mavericks

As part of our hardening of Macs, we've been asked to remove the Back to My Mac feature, and ensure that it doesn't communicate. Of course, the appropriate firewalls rules are in place, but the request was made to disable it at the local level. After...  View more

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Printers now showing up after SS policy runs

Using JSS 9.22 and OS 10.8.5 and 10.9.x - when I try to add a printer via SS, they don't show up.I verified the policy is set to "add" the printer, but they never appear. the Logs show the printers were added successfully.  View more

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Best way to keep the Java's updated?

We install both the Apple Java and the JDK 7 u XX installed on the systems. I have an EA that reports the java version, but it only reports one of them (typically JDK 7s). So I scope the policy that if the JDK isn't teh current version, then I push b...  View more

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Java 1.7.0_51, Cisco Tokenless VPN, Safari Plist

Previously, we'd had trouble with our Cisco Tokenless VPN- https://jamfnation.jamfsoftware.com/discussion.html?id=9430 When Java 1.7.0_51 came out the other day, it messed everything up again (sigh). Never fear! Our team of tireless tyrannical techie...  View more

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In-House eBook PDFs Not Loading

I have just set up a web server hosting six PDF documents i want to distribute as eBooks through Self Service on the iPad. All of the install prompts for the eBooks show up successfully in Self Service but only two of them actually open a new window ...  View more

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Moving students up a year level

Hi All, I have about 1350 ipads under management and wish to move the students up a year level. We currently use the Department field to store their field level, and this is linked to the department field in the Active Directory. I had thought I coul...  View more

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JSS REST API

Does the web.xml file in Tomcat have to be modified in order to allow cross domain GET REQUESTS to the JSS? Been reading up and potentially below May be needed. For example, here is a web.xml snippet to allow CORS requests from the http://example.com...  View more

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WPA2 Enterprise WIFI Setting Computer authentication

Hi - been wrestling with this. We have Windows 2k8 R2 AD as our RADIUS server. I would like our mac's to boot up and pass the user login credentials that they input in the login window to the RADIUS server and authenticate to the network. We currentl...  View more

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Locked hard drive

We recently reimaged a macbook and now can't log on to the PC. FileVault is enabled. When I boot with Command+R to do a recovery and try to unlock the hard drive with the FileVaultMaster.keychain, I get a message "Error 69749 Unable to unlock..." . A...  View more

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Granting local admin access to AD domain admins

I've been asked to ensure that domain admin accounts in our AD domain have local admin access on all AD-bound Macs and also that the domain admins group is in each client's sudoers file. Before I go off and figure this out myself, is there any guidan...  View more

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Self Service Version 9.22 Crashes on 10.5.8

Since my upgrade to 9.22, Every time Self Service is opened on a 10.5.8 machine it closes right away with the message "The application Self Service quit unexpectedly." When I click the relaunch button, it does the same thing. Thoughts?  View more

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iOS Configuration Profile & Self Service

Is there a way to re-deploy a configuration profile that was only made available in Self Service? E.g. I have our Exchange configuration available in self service Profiles tab to assist staff and students with their email configuration. I assumed tha...  View more

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