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Jamf Pro 10.39.1 Now Available

Hello Jamf Nation,Today we are releasing Jamf Pro 10.39.1. To learn more about this release and the product issues it addresses, please read the Jamf Pro 10.39.1 release notes here. Cloud Upgrade ScheduleYour Jamf Pro server, including any free sandb...  View more

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Jamf Pro 10.40.0 Beta is Now Available!

Hey Jamf Nation,We're pleased to announce Jamf Pro 10.40, which has a huge amount of enhancements and fixes we think you're going to love! Deployment status is now viewable for App Installers, removing the need to create a patch report. Additionally,...  View more

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Solution for MCX on Safari 5.1.7 for Snow Leopard

So I was banging my head into a wall trying to turn off private browsing in Safari. Normal behavior would have me use a template in the JSS to set this with MCX. Turns out the manifest on the template is outdated. I busted open a copy of Safari and c...  View more

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SUS appliance troubles

Hello folks, We're just getting up and running here and one of the last pieces I need to put into place is our SUS solution. We're using the SUS/NetBoot appliance at the moment, but I'm having an issue I'm not sure how to investigate. It seems machin...  View more

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Network Ports

It seems like this topic has been beaten over the head here on JAMFNation and I should be "getting it" but perhaps I'm not so I'll post for specifics. Currently our JSS is behind a firewall and I've been told to assume that outgoing ports are open an...  View more

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Unable to create a NetInstall Image for Lion

Hello, I am currently trying to create a NetInstall Image for OS X 10.7.4, which will be deployed from a server running 10.6.8. I have already setup a brand new computer to how my company would like to have them setup and I have taken an image of the...  View more

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Eject Drives at VPN Disconnect or at Sleep

We currently have a script that prompts user for Username and Password, passes it through to the VPN, connects the VPN, and then mounts smb shares. This script is delivered through the Self Service store. If a user connected to the VPN with mounted d...  View more

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Lion Truncating Hostnames

Well it's not actually truncating the hostname, but the name that it passes to OD when binding. It looks like it's shortening it to 14 characters. So now all my new binds fail because its trying to name them all the same thing in OD. I'm using the Ca...  View more

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Mid 2012 MacBook won't netboot or boot image

Hi JAMF Folks, We just got in some shiny new MBPs. We attempted to netboot one of these to a 10.7.4 netboot image and the unit never boots (just hangs at the gray apple). The interesting thing is that the machine itself is running 10.7.3. I'm guessin...  View more

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Packaging McAfee Security

I created a package that installs EPO as per, https://jamfnation.jamfsoftware.com/article.html?id=182, unfortunately rather than push the AV software through EPO, security has requested that McAfee Security client be installed as part of our image. A...  View more

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Casper Imaging Netboot Error

Hi, I am creating a new netboot image from the 2012 macbook pro build, its working for any MBP that shipped with 10.7 but with older MBPs it crashes when trying to launch with the error "Casper Imaging could not find the target disk: Macintosh HD" an...  View more

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Recon Crash at Launch

Hello,I have the following error when launching fresh install of Casper 8.52 on a OS X Server 10.7.4 and it doesn't launch An unexpected error occurred: NSInternalInconsistencyException Reason: Modal session requires modal window The program will clo...  View more

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Scope Self Service policy to Active Directory User Group

Maybe it's not supported or maybe I'm doing something wrong but when I try to create a Self Service policy and scope it to an AD user group it doesn't show up for the user. The same policy scoped just a computer or computer group works fine. Also, wh...  View more

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mountNetworkShare.sh Volume hidden

Hi All, I've been using the above script to mount network share using kerberos for some volumes. We are using a Sun server that uses username/password for authentication. I have made the appropriate changes in the script to use username/password howe...  View more

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Slow logins

Recently imaged imac (mid 2007) and (mid 2011).I have a problem with the recon not occurring during the image process. When image is complete I can log on as admin and the OS X Lion 10.7.4 logs in immediately.After I run recon, (having manually added...  View more

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Target Imaging not doing recon

I started to use Target imaging from USB drive to improve speed of imaging. Using the same image as before, it does not seem to setup the CasperAdmin login (used for recon) or SSH settings for remote access.I had to add the user name and ssh details ...  View more

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dsconfgad issues with 10.7.4

Using the JSS built-in binding to AD works for our 10.6.8 clients quite well. However, whenever we run it on a 10.7.4 client we get this error... Binding mycomp-ABCD to DomainNameHere... An error occurred binding to Active Directory: dsconfigad: The ...  View more

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Bless command for NetBoot/SUS Appliance

Anybody knows the correct bless command that works for the NetBoot/SUS Appliance? I would guess that it has to be like this. But it doesn't work. I'm not sure if the tftp and the nfs pathes are correct for the appliance. bless --netboot --booter tftp...  View more

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Restricting software via a scope

Hi Guys, I have a large organisation coming onto casper and they want to scope software restrictions. Seems a little odd that we can only restrict software to all macs then make exemptions. They have 2000+ machines in different classroom environments...  View more

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eSafe software possibly stopping install of .PKGs

Hi, Recently have been asked to look into an issue with the Mac monitoring software by Moncrieff that's causing .PKG files to not install under Casper 8.52. Removing the eSafe install from the machines seems to allow Casper to once again install .PKG...  View more

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10.7 mobile homes odd behaviour

We are trying to use the AD plugin to do the mobile home folder for OS X 10.7 and encountered a very annoying issue. Our test clients (OS X 10.7) are bound to AD and "Create mobile account at login" is selected on the plugin. But sometimes when a AD ...  View more

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Product to manage 3rd Party Patches?

Does any know of, or use, a product that manages 3rd Party Patches for the Mac Platform?I know of Secunia(http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/) for the windows side, but all it does for the mac side is patch scanning, not actual deployment.  View more

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Check In Frequency

Anyone know of a way to edit the check-in frequency on an individual computer? I have a stolen computer that is checking in, and I want to increase the frequency to every minute to give myself some more "real time" control. This will allow me to sche...  View more

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Netboot a 10.7.3 image on a 10.5.8 server

Hi All, I am doing a jumpstart for a client. They have 8.52 running on a linux box. All is fine on the jss front. I am now at the netboot stage and not having much luck. They have a 10.5.8 intel xserve to run the netboot off but I cant get it to work...  View more

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importing ssl certificates

on a rhel 6.2 install with openjdk and the official linux jss installed (not via source), i'm trying to import ssl certs to the tomcat keystore. importing the root CA and the cert for the host looks like it works fine. both show up in the keystore. u...  View more

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New Macbook Pros, No Ethernet, and the Removable MAC

Following around removable Ethernet adapters is one of the biggest negatives I have had so far with Casper and now it looks like its going to be something that happens all the time. Is it possible that we can track machines with something other than ...  View more

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/etc/authorization Parental Controls

Good morning! I'm trying to edit the /etc/authorization file to allow standard users to make changes to the Parental Controls preference pane. The instructions I followed are similar to these --> http://mattsmacblog.wordpress.com/2011/07/30/mac-os-x-...  View more

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