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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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Casper Admin Crashes

I am having a problem with Casper Admin crashing when it gets to checking for deleted scripts at loading screen. I get "an exception of class nilobjectexception was not handled. The application must shut down." This all started when i upgraded to 8.2...  View more

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System design questions

Slightly off topic, I'd like to ask this very knowledgeable list for advice. I'm tasked with designing a new mac concept for my uni. I've been working for over a year implementing a Casper solution for my uni. Casper all works fine, and we're confide...  View more

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Nightly policies failing

Hi guy I have the machines booting up at 3am to carry out periodic maintenance and shutdown at 6.30 am. Also I have policies to install items at startup not in the working day hours. This was designed so any bug fixes could be applied to the machines...  View more

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Remote upgrade 10.5 server to 10.6, so I can run jss 8.31

Any one out there know how to upgrade a really remote xserve running 10.5to 10.6? Yes it is in different vLAN/subnet.JSS 8.31 doesn't support 10.5 server OS. So I need to upgrade it to 10.6.My google powers running weak here. Any info will be greatly...  View more

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Lion Launchpad Dock item

I just started testing my first deployment of Lion today and ran into andresolved the iCloud login and JRE issues. After spending time figuring those things out I decided I should go backthrough all the Lion posts that I have been ignoring for the pa...  View more

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Safari Welcome site

Maybe I'm missing something obvious, but I can't seem to get my Lion image to not show the Safari welcome website. Help? Noah SwansonImaging SpecialistEnterprise Desktop ServicesPhone: 309-765-3153SwansonNoah at johndeere.com  View more

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Lion in workflow

Just read Greg Neagles' article in Mactech about payload-free packages Turns out this may be very useful in a casper workflow. And can install Lion http://code.google.com/p/munki/downloads/list ![external image link](attachments/9851362ae17f4f9d8f933...  View more

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Extension Attribute for ARD enabled?

I know for remotelogin you can use /usr/sbin/systemsetup but I didn't see one for remote management. I would love to have an extension attrib that shows if remote management is enabled. --Matt Lee, CCA/ACA/ACMT/ACPT/ACDTSenior IT Analyst / Desktop Ar...  View more

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NetBoot problems

Ok here is the issue: I have a new MacBook Pro with Lion but needs Snow Leopard instead of Lion because we are not ready to support 10.7 yet. I was able to manually load Snow leopard onto this laptop with no problems. I then got an image from compose...  View more

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Help with sudo users.

I am not sure how to set my sudo users for all macbooks imaged. Anyone careto assist me with setting this? I can't find any administrative password towork as sudo. Thanks,Kevin HillAlbany ISDTech Director / Assistant PrincipalLion Pride  View more

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Changing the name of my JSS

Hi all, I just changed the name of my old jss to a test server. The old name was "casper". The new name is "casper2". However, there's still remnants of casper on casper2.moravian.eduIf you type in http://casper2.moravian.edu you'll get redirected to...  View more

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Problems Thin Imaging Lion

Okay, I've been beating my head on the table all morning with this, andfigure it's time to turn to the community for help. I'm trying to thin image two MBAs that I received last week. I have createda new config in Casper Admin named "10.7 Base Apps"....  View more

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Software Update failing in Lion

Have any of you guys seen any problems yet with Software update in Lion. My Lion clients when running software update from the command like either with the software update command directly thought a policy, or using the jamf runSoftwareUpdate are fai...  View more

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sudo password

Is there a way to set sudo password via policy or script? Thanks,Kevin HillAlbany ISDTech Director / Assistant PrincipalLion Pride  View more

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iPads not communicating with Casper server

Hi All We made some changes to our Casper MDM server over the last couple of weeks that consisted of the following: Minor changes to the restrictions in the configuration profile (restricting FaceTime) Updated Casper to 8.31 * Changed our Tomcat cert...  View more

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Sorry if Already Discussed

I apologize if this has already been discussed. I didn't find it in acursory search of the list. I'm looking for the control in MDM that disallows deletion of apps from aniOS device. I know it's with 10.7 server and profiles. If it's availablethere, ...  View more

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removeCS4.sh

I'm going to be pushing CS 5.5 with an install policy. Users have CS 4, and I want to uninstall that. I understand the removeCS4 script works as advertised, but am wondering if I should run that separately, prior to my 5.5 install, or can I assume ad...  View more

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AD Admin Group Offline Admin?

People using AD groups for Admin rights know that when you use mobile accounts and leave the network the admin privs do not stick. My question is does anyone have a script that can move this user to the right group? dseditgroup -o edit -n . -u curren...  View more

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Logs for compile image/

Is there a log for when you're compiling an image? I'm running into anissue where I'll compile an image and it will get to (guesstimate) 95%and just sit there. I've let the box run overnight and come in themorning and check and it hasn't budged. So I...  View more

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Weird Software Update Log!!??

Software Update ran using Self Service points to our internal SUS and Ihave a notification email (as attached). I have checked the Mac with "lastreboot" command and it has been rebooted after the update.Have you seen this before? It is with repetitio...  View more

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Packaging DivX

I've been asked to package the DivX Codecs. Didn't know if anyone has had success doing this as DivX seems to have made it as difficult as possible to put together. Thanks,Noah SwansonImaging SpecialistEnterprise Desktop ServicesPhone: 309-765-3153Sw...  View more

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Vote if you want the JSS Utility back

After JSS v8.2 JSS Utility.app discontinued. This is due to multi platformsupport.Any of you want the JSS Utility back with multi platform support?Then please vote if you wish your voice to be heard. Just reply as +1I will send the results to Jamf as...  View more

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Purge JSS of computers no longer in system

Is there are way/policy that can be set to rid the JSS of any computers thatare not in our district but maybe still be in the JSS, i.e. if not checkingin after 60 days, delete the computer from JSS? -- Jim FryeDistrict Technology CoordinatorUpper San...  View more

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Unable to Partition After 8.31 Update

Before upgrading to version 8.31, I was able to create additionalpartitions with a deployment configuration set within Casper Admin.After upgrading, for some reason Casper Imaging is no longer creatingthe partition. Has anyone else experienced the sa...  View more

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flushPolicyHistory

After upgrading to 8.3, it seems like jamf flushPolicyHistory isn't working for me. Anyone else? This is part of our image process to rerun certain policies post image. Hoping it's just me doing something wrong.  View more

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Logs for compile

Hi John You may have issues with the InstallESD. We have a proxy server and when building a base image of 10.7 with this straight away proxy comes up. This is trying to go to Apple. I noticed when Installing 10.7 server from scratch from InstallESD o...  View more

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Running Casper Imaging from the Recovery Partition

I'm trying to get Casper Imaging running on a Recovery Partition anyone having any luck with that? I want to use NetInstall of Lion as a Netboot as well. I have the app on and in the menus, but it won't launch. I copied the open binary over as well, ...  View more

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Unlock Printer Pane Script

I can't get this to work (included in the resource kit.) Does anyone have a script out there that Unlocks the Printer Pane for Non-Admin users? --Matt Lee, CCA/ACA/ACMT/ACPT/ACDTSenior IT Analyst / Desktop Architecture Team / Apple S.M.E / JAMF Caspe...  View more

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Downloading OS X Lion for imaging

I did see the earlier thread about compiling Lion for imaging, but it didn'taddress a very basic question I have: is it better to purchase the USBinstaller for Lion for use with Composer, or can I extract the installationfiles from the App Store down...  View more

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