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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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Adding Plist data - base64 encoded

I need to add some plist data to com.apple.loginitems.plist as part of a software deploy and have been unable to successfully add the alias data and icon data. If I understand correctly, data is base64 encoded and needs to be decoded before added via...  View more

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SQLException from execute error for 'common_name'

I'm getting an odd error after my upgrade to 8.71 (possibly before, but I didn't dig into the logs too deep). I'm not sure how to diagnose or approach this error. It repeats every 1-5 minutes. 2013-07-23 10:10:35,476 [ERROR] [JAMFPreparedStatement ] ...  View more

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Mouse right click on iMac

An image was create for 30 iMacs using 10.8.3 for a computer lab. The image has been deployed to the iMacs but we have an issue where the right click of the mouse doesn't work. I can make it work by going to system preferences/mouse/ then select 'sec...  View more

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Software Update Script

I've been playing with some more robust ways to run softwareupdate than the built in implementation in Casper and came up with this. Modify as you like to make it work for your environment, it currently only works with 10.8 because 10.7 uses a slight...  View more

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Durable Removable MAC detection

I'm looking for a more durable way to detect Removable MAC addresses in the environment. Currently, I'm getting the name of the service from networksetup and hoping that they haven't renamed the service. However, I would have thought the number in ou...  View more

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[Request for feedback] Check Point Full Disk Encryption

Anyone deploying Check Point Full Disk Encryption on their Macs? http://www.checkpoint.com/products/full-disk-encryption/ Any feedback on experience, deployment, management, stability, reliability, etc...there doesn't seem to be a whole lot of info o...  View more

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Application Usage logs - "No usage logs available"

Hi All, (JSS 8.1) Been tasked with pulling Adobe CS suite usage logs for all OSX users. I was able to to create a template in Licensed software management which does populated a licensed used count of 300 or so. However, when I go into Application Us...  View more

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User inventory?

Hey guys, I'm not sure if Casper has this functionality, but I was looking for input on something we're trying to do. We have a laptop program here at the school I work at and we're trying to find a better way of handling user inventory tracking. Sim...  View more

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Automated emails

Is it possible to schedule an email in JSS for any Smart Mobile Device Groups results. E.g. Send out an automated email every three days to those people who still haven't updated to the latest iOS. Thanks,  View more

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Losing Defaults - Acrobat - Chrome - Outlook

Hi My users are experiencing an issue with 10.8.4 and 10.8.3 in which they setAcrobat for PDF viewerOutlook for default mailChrome as default browser These defaults seem to stick until the user restarts their machine or logs off when the machine is o...  View more

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Slow start up for Imaging app

The banner pops up quickly, and the app appears on the dock, but there's a good minute before the various progress messages start to appear on the banner. Anyone seen anything like it before - i'll start poking about in logs, but I thought it worth a...  View more

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8.71 Imaging Slow "Ckecking https://jss....."

Hello,We have updated our netboot image to handle our new MacBook Airs running, what we call, 10.8.4a. With this update, we also updated the to include the 8.71 binary for Casper Imaging. We are now noticing that when starting the Casper Imaging app,...  View more

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Casper Imaging SID Change

Hello all! We are currently using Casper Imaging to get a set of new iMacs (Dual Boot with BootCampW7) prepped for the new school year and came across an issue where SysPrep seems to kill the USB driver for the new iMacs as the keyboard will not get ...  View more

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Active Directory Lag on Login

Has anyone had an issue with intermittent Active Directory Lag in their environment? We have a subset of our systems that, when waking from sleep, or opening up a new terminal, it takes roughly 20 seconds before the system awakes or the system lets y...  View more

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Casper Beginner - NetBoot Imaging

Hi Folks, Brand new to the Casper world and looking for some pointers. I can successfully image a machine in target mode, but cannot get a network installation to work. I created my minimal base OS, made a NetBoot Image, and successfully hosted it on...  View more

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Apple Configurator 1.3 Crashing

Trying to rename student iPads and installing JSS enrollment profile using Configurator 1.3 (just updated to that a week ago...big mistake!). OS on the server is 10.7.5. It is constantly crashing for me. Something that usually takes 5 minutes has tak...  View more

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Winclone 4.1 and Casper Imaging 8.71 issue

Good people, I work at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). We have been using Casper since the spring. Right now we are working on the fall semester's Casper workflow strategies. One issue we can not seem to shake is with Macs running ...  View more

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Resumable Downloads?

Hey guys, Can any one explain this feature? I know it only works with HTTP but is this only for self service ? Or could it also work with a casper remote install over HTTP ? Also what have you guys noticed speed wise with HTTP vs AFP? Thanks!  View more

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missing receipt

Today I was going to build smart groups, based on which "ideal image" was originally used to image a machine. One somewhat successful smart group was built using the criteria "Packages Installed By Casper ... has ... Mac 10.6.8 July 2012 v6.2.dmg". A...  View more

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Smart Groups and Receipt Info

I've got six Apple security updates loaded into Casper, 2013-001, 002 and 003 for both 10.6.8 and 10.7.5. I'm about to deploy the 003 updates using smart groups > Receipt Info > Packages Installed By Casper > Does not have > 'newpackagename' But when...  View more

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Casper Admin prefs "Modification Date"

After wasting time and losing hair, updating packages, testing and seeing the same log errors, redoing them, testing them, same errors....arghhh!!!!...well, I discovered that Casper Admin's sync preferences defaults to "File Size" which I don't remem...  View more

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