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Jamf Pro 10.42.1 Now Available

Today we are releasing a maintenance version of Jamf Pro. Jamf Pro 10.42.1 fixes the following product issues: [PI110600] Updated a third-party library to resolve a known vulnerability (CVE-2022-42889). [PI110632] The device inventory record no longe...  View more

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Jamf Pro 10.43.0 Beta is Now Available!

Hey Jamf Nation!We've just released Jamf Pro 10.43.0 Beta. This release includes enhancements to Device Compliance integration with Microsoft Endpoint Manager, a new FileVault 2 Personal Recovery Key Attribute, and several fixes and other enhancement...  View more

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OT: Casper DERRP

So I've been using this script to shut down any machines that were still logged in and in use after the MCX-supplied pmset shutdown time, and I was bonking my head for a few days why my logs were filling up with machines that then weren't shutting do...  View more

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Filevault Not Turning On

Hello! Currently, we have a policy that is set to turn on Filevault with both individual & institutional keys. Unfortunately, Filevault will only work when used on a retina display Mac. When tested on a MBAir & a 13in Mac, it asked for password confi...  View more

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Login Window Payload Issues

We're reimaging our computer labs for the Fall semester and I've run into a problem where some of our systems don't adhere to all the settings in the login window payload of our computer lvl config profile. We're running JSS 8.6 & OS X 10.7.4. The cl...  View more

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DeployStudio and Casper

Is anyone out there using DeployStudio for imaging and Casper for management? We are new to Casper, and really miss DeployStudio for imaging. I know that we need to go all in to Casper, but don't think we can get everything where we need it to be by ...  View more

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Hostname, Computer name, and Local Hostname

When I image it seems as though only the computer name is getting set when I name a machine using the prompt in Casper Imaging. I'm not sure if this is the expected behavior - but -my- expected behavior (maybe a bit misguided) is that it would not on...  View more

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.mobileconfig file path

Hey All, I ran into a snag with about 850 computers not having a configuration profile automatically removed. I don't want to kill all profiles because then I will have to re-enroll all of those computers into the JSS. I only want to remove just the ...  View more

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not re-imaging BOOTCAMP partition

We are new Casper users, and are re-imaging our DualBoot labs for the first time since moving off DeployStudio. Even though the checkbox to "re-image this partition if it already exists" is checked, and the log shows that it did install the selected ...  View more

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AD binding using directory object in First Run

Everyone might already be aware, but I saw today in testing that an Active Directory bind object created in the Casper Admin Web interface, logs the password of the account used to bind to AD in clear text to the secure log on the client during the f...  View more

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Remove unnecessary updates

I have a physical NetSUS server we started with, and an appliance. The physical server has a 250GB drive in it and has used 106GB storing updates. I can't rsync the data over to the new virtual appliance, because the OVF makes a 100GB drive. Can anyo...  View more

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Run script -Post SS Reboot, Install, and another Reboot

What's the best way to get a script to run after an install/reboot from SS? I tried to bundle a FB package w/ the createOSXInstaller for ML, but the local accounts get messed up. I found that when I use just the CreateOSXInstaller w/o any additional ...  View more

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Updating App Store iLife apps

I've searched extensively but I can't find an answer. iLife was updated on our computers before I made the image and distributed it. When teachers attempt to update the iLife suite they can't because they don't own iLife. They can't take ownership of...  View more

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10.8 InstaDMG Image, CreateUserPKG

As I've tested a 10.8 InstaDMG image, I've noticed that when Casper Places the image, Spotlight is off. 10.8 build coming down with .metadata_never_index set at the root of the hard drive. Is anyone else experiencing this? Do I need to add a script t...  View more

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Policy runs but package doesn't install

I am having a problem where a policy triggered by every15 will run, but the package doesn't install. The policy log shows that the package was installed, but it wasn't. However, if I flush the log for that machine and do "sudo jamf policy -trigger ev...  View more

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System Preferences - Managing Preference Panes

Hey everyone. I would really like to have some solid management of Preference Panes for example, I would like certain Preference Panes disabled for all users except certain users or groups. Is this possible? MCX is just so clunky :(  View more

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Privileges

We have acquired a small company in another city that has 80 or so Macs. We have run Recon and have brought those systems into our JSS. I will be installing a distribution point there soon. We intend to keep their current support guy for on-site supp...  View more

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Java 7 - 1.7.0_06 - first non-Apple Java package

Hello, After installing Java RTE 1.7.0_06 onto my MacBook Pro (Mac OS X 10.8.0) I noticed that Java 1.7.0 did not appear in the list of installed versions within /Applications/Utilities/Java Preferences.app neither is java 7 the default environment w...  View more

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Office 2011 Workgroup Templates plist

Hi EveryoneDoes anybody know a way of setting the Workgroup Templates location by editing a plist or similar file?I need to find a way of setting the template location without visiting each machine.I've looked in the com.microsoft.office.plist but ca...  View more

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Inventory Problem

For some reason lately when a device runs an inventory there is a process called softwareupdate that runs and fills the HDD, if you manually end the process all the free space comes back. I have manually run Apple updates and this process does not ru...  View more

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Packaging and Deploying XCode 4.4.1

Hi everyone, I was wondering how Casper Administrators are packaging and deploying XCode 4.4.1 in a lab environment? I have some faculty who are interested in doing some app development with students this year, so the request has come down for XCode ...  View more

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Distribution point ssh account

I had been using my distribution points local admin account as the the SSH account. But it seems the group that manages my servers have been monkeying with passwords. Is it ok to promote the casperadmin account on the server from standard to an Admin...  View more

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Recovery Partition not hiding

I'm using the JAMF guide for Deploying 10.7/10.8 with the Casper Imaging suite. I'm imaging with a local replicated Casper repository, via Target Mode imaging - best of both worlds, fast local disk access to the images and packages, with access to th...  View more

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Hidden admin account not hidden

Hi, I use the management section when creating a new configuration to create a hidden user account, and it will create the account. But it is not hidden. There is also a quickadd package that does the same thing (can't create the quickadd package wit...  View more

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Issues with binding in Lion

I am not sure if anyone can help me with this or not, but here goes. We changed our IP scheme at all of our schools this year including our servers. As a result, we are having to unbind and rebind all of our computers to the same servers (even though...  View more

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Mobile Device Tracking in JSS

I have been asked to generate a list of mobile devices that have not been on our network for a certain period of time. We accomplish this with our computers now by using an extension attribute. Right now i can see what devices are checking in from ou...  View more

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