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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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JDS Usage?

Has anybody setup a JDS and used it to manage multiple sites? Outside of the initial setup woes, how has it performed? How quickly does it replicate? Does it need a lot of babysitting once up and running? Any gotchas people should be aware of? I'm st...  View more

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XProtect on 10.9 Mavericks

Hi All, Just to note that under 10.9 there appears to be no LaunchD item for Xprotect Update. The updates are delivered via SUS so as long as your using Reposado or Apples SUS and they have the 10.9 sucatalog then you can ignore the updates forever. ...  View more

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One Recon to Rule Them All

If there are multiple policies being applied by a trigger, sometimes recon is run multiple times. Is there a way to specify, "do this stuff and when all the other triggered stuff is done run one recon to update the inventory on JSS?"  View more

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MacBooks randomly becoming unmanaged

Hey everyone, we have had an odd ongoing issue for a little while now and it seems to be getting worse lately. Random MacBooks are becoming unmanaged and we have to run the quick add package in order to bring them back under management. These are mac...  View more

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App Packaging advice

Hey all:New here to JamF and Apple System administration in general so I apologize in advance for stupid questions. Here is my question: When packaging apps with Composer and say there is a preference that I want to apply to all users but it is a pre...  View more

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Self Service & Student Environment

Hello everyone! I have recently discovered the best thing in the world for my students and I don't have to get bothered as much asking for updates and so on! Self Service has become a new staple for me to get new things out to my students but I am wo...  View more

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Self Service & Student Environment

Hello everyone! I have recently discovered the best thing in the world for my students and I don't have to get bothered as much asking for updates and so on! Self Service has become a new staple for me to get new things out to my students but I am wo...  View more

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Convert file based distro point to JDS

Just wondering if there is a way to convert a file based distro point to a JDS without having to re-replicate all the files that already exist on the distro point back over from the master. This would be very useful for distant locations where there ...  View more

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Security Restrictions

Hello,I am trying to create a new Configuration Profile to push out to our student Macs. In this, I want to disable the option for users to change password. When I push out this new configuration profile I see an error when I look at the management h...  View more

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Set Building at Imaging Time?

Hey all: JSS 9.21 We have network segments to set a machine's building, but sometimes we're imaging (Netboot, Casper Imaging) a computer not at the destination office, so it gets the Building it was imaged in, not the Building we want. Anybody dealin...  View more

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Deploy a config profile via pkg/dmg workflow

With the changes to 10.9's app store lock down and the config profile not working through the JSS/APNS push, is there a way to download the config profile and then bundle it up so it gets installed via the deployment workflow?  View more

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Backups not working - unable to connect to database

Took the plunge yesterday and upgraded the server to Mavericks and JSS 8.73. Everything is working except that the backups didn't run last night. I've launched jssDatabaseUtil but it seems it can't verify the database and i get the following error me...  View more

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In-House App Update Problems JSS 9.21

Hi there, I have just updated to 9.21 this evening and everything looks great, except a select few in-house app updates, which are asking me to update apps which are already up to date... We deploy all of our apps as in-house and the vast majority se...  View more

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Viewing failed config profiles in 9.x

I apologize if this is a duplicate thread...I can't find it anywhere. How do I track down which of my config profiles have failed in 9.2? I see in my Config Profile graphs that some of them have completed, some are pending and some have failed on cli...  View more

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Self Service won't close on restart/logout

I've noticed that the Self Service app will hang logout/restart attempts. The app refuses to close unless a Force Close from the finder menu is used. The app doesn't seem to be "Not Responding". It just doesn't close as it should. Anyone else notice ...  View more

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Deploy Individual License Keys

I have a situation where we purchased a plugin for Sketchup 2013 Pro, however the developer only licenses it individually and not in any sort of network/concurrent fashion. I have 20 licenses I would like to deploy to each machine in a specific lab, ...  View more

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Xserve and JSS v9

Hi All, for those of you still using Xserves for your JSS:When upgrading to Casper Suite 9.x.x did you upgrade server to 10.9.0, or to 10.8.5? Are you running other services on that box or other XServes?For my main boxes I've got 2 2009 Xserves, w/ 2...  View more

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Can't scope policies by LDAP group?

Hey all, Currently we're on 9.21 and when creating new computer policies, we noticed we can't limit policies by our AD groups, only by our network segments. Previously created policies are still limited by groups but the option isn't available for ne...  View more

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Unlock System Preferences in 10.9?

I came across a problem we have with Mavericks in reguards to the unlock of system preferences.As our users are non admin users on there machines they can acess some system resources like Network settings without them. After testing Mavericks we came...  View more

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Error remediating recovery key: Authentication error.

Hello, I've set up a policy to regenerate the file vault encryption recovery key at certain intervals. It seems to work ok however, every so often it will fail with the following error: Error remediating recovery key: Authentication error. I can't wo...  View more

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Built Date / Exclusions

Apologies if this is a duplicate, i remember seeing something but cant find it now. We have a process to build via configurations (10.9 or 10.8) then after a reboot we have a set of policies that we trigger based on naming so that departments get the...  View more

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