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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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AppleTV enrollment to JSS

I just watched the iOS 7 webinar from JAMF and the AppleTV stuff peeked my interest.The only problem I have - is using Configurator...let me explain why I am fearful... Three years ago when we began our iOS deployment and our Casper 8.1 relationship,...  View more

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Custom Config Profile for Language Input Sources

Hi, Is anyone using custom config profiles to populate the "Language and Text" menu in the menu bar? I can get the menu to show up by using the MenuExtras in the following plist com.apple.systemuiserver. I run into a problem when I actually want to g...  View more

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Apple Configurator 1.4 Setup Tab

Has anyone played with the new setup tab in Apple Configurator 1.4? Here is what Apple's support kb says on the topic: A new Setup tab in Prepare, which provides options such as: Enroll multiple unsupervised devices in MDM without tapping each device...  View more

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dockuti-command not found

I just started playing with dockutil and am encountering an error when attempting to add a url to the dock. The command is: sudo dockutil --add http://someaddresshere.com --label 'Website' --after Downloads The web clip gets added in the appropriate ...  View more

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share thoughts on user based enrollment?

Currently we are getting a new machine, wiping it out and reloading our own os and such. I've heard rumors that theoretically it's possible to get a machine, give it to the user and they enroll it. Once that's done it loads the corporate apps that ar...  View more

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Autopkg functionality for Composer

A really useful tool that was demonstrated at MacSysAdmin 2013 (see Greg Neagle's presentation on managing updates) is autopkg: http://autopkg.github.io/autopkg/ I'd like to see if this functionality can be built into Composer, so I've posted a featu...  View more

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Recommendations on Wi-Fi printing across subnets.

We just recently sub-netted our wireless network and now iOS printing is broken. I am looking for a solution to get us back up and thought I would see if JAMFNation had any recommendations or thoughts. We use Windows Print servers with Papercut to do...  View more

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iOS 7 Configurator using custom OS

So it sounds like we can no longer use apple's tool to deploy 6.1.3 to iPads since they flipped the switch keeping the activation servers from acknowledging earlier systems. Very frustrating since we want to keep the ipads on the same system that all...  View more

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OTA Supervision mode?

Apple stated on their website (http://www.apple.com/ios/education/ and http://www.apple.com/ios/business/), that the Supervision profile could be pushed out wirelessly. "IT can now supervise devices over the air enabling additional controls for highl...  View more

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MacUpdate.com

I've been Eyeing macupdate.com as a central place to see if we need to update applications.Unfortunately they don't offer easily spread sheeted data formats.So I've used Feed43 to create an RSS feed.I soon hope to have it cross referenced (Via Google...  View more

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DeepFreeze Status/State Extension Attribute

Hey guys, I couldn't manage to get the pre-existing extension attribute for DeepFreeze to work in my environment (perhaps my tech base isn't installing it correctly), but here's a quick extension attribute I wrote to get the status of DeepFreeze if i...  View more

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Managed Docks

Hey all, My colleague and I are pretty new at using Casper Suite to manage Macs. We currently have a Lab of Mac Pros for a Digital Arts classroom on campus where we are using the Casper suite to manage the docks. There is a policy that changes the co...  View more

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iOS 7 and Apple Configurator

Just thought I would share with you what I heard directly from Apple Support just now. We use Apple Configurator to disable Messages and a few other things. Then we will use iCloud to restore our students old information to their new iPad (in the cas...  View more

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Push Certificate renewal

Our certificate is due for renewal, however our IS director left last week and doesn't appear to have documents what Apple ID was used to create the Push Notification Certificate. If there anyway in Casper to determine this? If not, will there be any...  View more

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Packaging SnagIT on 9.11

I need to bundle SnagIT, which I did a normal snapshot of and downloaded through the AppStore. When I deployed it to a test box and I go to launch it, the app launches then quits... if I launch it a couple more times it eventually prompts and says "S...  View more

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Client's aren't checking in after long uptime.

Hello, I have several clients that aren't checking into JSS after several days of uptime when I ssh into those individual computers they show that JSS is available when I type jamf checkJSSConnection What is causing this we have been having so many p...  View more

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School Building Security Software Recommendation?

Hello Everyone,All of our buildings have secure entries now, and our buildings & grounds department purchased a software called KeepNTrack to scan drivers licenses and do instant criminal background and sex offender checks. The software has worked we...  View more

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Detecting Local User Account Creation

Hello JAMFnation discussion community. Long time listener first time caller... We are trying to track if a local account is created instead of a OD network account. I was looking into smart groups but I don't think the username "is like" is going to ...  View more

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Migrating to a Public Cert Questions

I have read through this very good document:https://jamfnation.jamfsoftware.com/article.html?id=115 But I still have a few questions. If I go though the steps of creating a Keystore and generating a CSR will it affect my existing clients now? When I ...  View more

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Check silverlight version?

I searched JAMF and google but I couldn't find a script that checks the version of Silverlight. Someone else asked on here but there was no reply. I'm sure it's an easy script but I am a script n00b. If anyone has one, please let me know. Thanks very...  View more

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Configurator removing mdm profiles

Whenever I sync supervised iOS 7 devices in configurator 1.4 the Jamf profiles are getting removed. I do not have the "Remove apps and profiles Configurator did not install" box checked in configurator preferences.  View more

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Policy to change permissions on an Application

Hello All, I created a Google Drive package, which was deployed as part of a Config. The problem is, somehow read/write permissions are somehow not coming across to new users that are created on that machine. Ideally, I would like to scope a policy o...  View more

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Kernel panic randomly causing currupted vm's

i keep getting a kernel panic and I cant figure out what it means. the machine reboots and keeps corrupting the jss server. here are the panic details Interval Since Last Panic Report: 129816 secPanics Since Last Report: 1 Tue Sep 24 20:14:55 2013pan...  View more

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Installing MathType

Hi, has anyone tried packaging and deploying MathType? I can get it installed but the license key doesnt come down with it and I cant figure out where that is stored. Thanks Mark  View more

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