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Jamf Pro 10.32.1 Release

Hi Jamf Nation,Today we're releasing a hotfix for Jamf Pro that addresses a recently responsibly disclosed security issue.We strongly recommended that you upgrade to Jamf Pro 10.32.1 as soon as possible. The following CVE is addressed by this release...  View more

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What's new in Jamf Pro 10.32 Release

Update: This release includes fixes for security vulnerabilities and it is recommended that you upgrade to Jamf Pro 10.32.0 as soon as possible. The following CVEs are addressed by this release: [PI-006352] CVSS 8.3 https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cven...  View more

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Contract Mac packagers

Hi Folks- Wondered if anyone knew of a individual or company who could help with overflow mac packaging. We have an initiative to convert our existing vendor installers (of various formats) to .pkgs with some requiring tweaking (basic shell scripting...  View more

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disk identifiers

Hey all,I know that disk identifiers (disk0, disk1, etc) are assigned in the orderin which the disks were attached. For example, if you boot a Mac with asingle internal drive, that drive will be disk0. Once booted, you caninsert an optical disk, and ...  View more

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Favorite Servers

Greetings everyone. Casper newb here. I would like to create a package for my mac users that contains 8-10 standard SMB network shares. The idea being a new user would have all necessary network shares saved in Connect to Network > Favorite Servers w...  View more

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Allow Non-Admin Users to Add Printers in Leopard

Hi, I want users to be able to add printers without filling in the administrators password. I did some research and found out that I just need to remove the following lines from the /etc/cups/cupsd.conf: AuthType Default Require user @SYSTEM Order d...  View more

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Office 2008 12.1.5 Update

Has anyone tried deploying the .mpkg for the 12.1.5 update? Does it work as is? Thanks j--Jared NicholsISD Infrastructure and Operations - Desktop EngineeringMIT Lincoln Laboratory244 Wood St.Lexington, MA 02420-9108(781) 981-5500  View more

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inventory section of the JSS

Hi Guys Im running the latest version of Casper and the JSS and 10.5.5 Server Has anyone had any problems with the Inventory Recon section? My recon data is incorrect, it reports that computers do not have 10.5.5 when they clearly do, as well the rec...  View more

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what happens when a logic board is replaced

does it just update the MAC address of the built in ethernet in Inventory? Does it create a new entry? What exactly happens? Anyone know for sure? Thomas LarkinTIS DepartmentKCKPS USD500tlarki at kckps.orgblackberry: 913-449-7589office: 913-627-0351  View more

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10.5.6 Server and Casper

Anyone installed the update yet on their jss server? Wondering if there areany issues with the update and the jss. Rich Rich DagelSenior Technology Specialist Landor Associates1001 Front StreetSan Francisco, CA 94111United States415 365 3933http://ww...  View more

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after image, first time run scripts

Hello everyone, I am looking for a way to automate a few things after a machine gets imaged. By default in our image both the Airport and the NIC are turned off. They are turned off because we use certain software packages that will register MAC addr...  View more

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Running out of HD space on Distribution Points

Hey guys, I'm having a bit of a critical issue. My Master Share clocks in at about 85GB. In addition to the normal stuff in there I also have keep 14 days worth of database backups. I have about 12 remote Distribution points. I use remote sync on all...  View more

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resource kit, enabling ARD users

So, I have the task of creating a specific user account just for ARD access, and I was writing my own script for it. Then I take a peek in the Jamf Resource Kit and they have a script as well, which is pretty much the same thing as my script but with...  View more

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Adobe Photoshop Elements

We are attempting to deploy a lab with Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.I originally started to try to create a package as an Adobe Installer in Casper Admin, however it never recognized the Elements installer as a valid CS3 installer. (Which it is, it use...  View more

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MS Office 2008 configuration

I'm curious to see what customizations folks are using for their Office 2008deployments.I have the following script that runs on any machine with Office 2008installed, at login, once per user: #!/bin/bash # scr_app_office2008FileFormats.bash## Set Of...  View more

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Updates

Hey all, Do you guys have any procedures for deploying updates to machines? If so, can you shed some light on how you handle updating clients? Thank you much! Jeffrey A. StraussDepartment of Educational TechnologySystems AdministratorLoyola High Scho...  View more

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Casper VNC crashes

It seems that more and more frequently when I use Casper VNC, it will crashthe Casper Remote program when I disconnect from the remote machine. Thishappens on both 10.4 and 10.5 admin computers using Casper Remote 6.01. Sothe only thing I've found to...  View more

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scripting the firewall

Before I exercise my Google-fu, I'm hoping someone can point me at thecorrect commands to manage the Mac OS X firewall (on OS X Server, if there'sa difference) via shell script.Thanks in advance. ----------Miles A. Leacy IV ? Certified System Adminis...  View more

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Scripting MS Entourage 2008 Configuration

We are getting ready to move away from Apple Mail as our mail client and onto Entourage 2008. We are making this move to take advantage of Kerio’scalendar (we are getting away from Meeting Maker). However, now I need toconfigure Entourage for 90 user...  View more

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JSS user reporting user as admin dscl says no?

everyone, So a user has a true flag under their account in the JSS for the inventory of that machine, I will just copy/paste an example, sorry if it doesn't format correctly. User in the JSS shows this: Username Real Name UID Home Directory Home Dire...  View more

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QuickAdd Packages

I created a quickadd package using Recon - no special SSH restrictions or anything...which creates a new account. I can execute policies and such, so it does appear to be working, and I can login remotely via SSH, but cannot login to the OS (GUI) or ...  View more

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hidden account is inaccessible?

I created a hidden account using casper:sudo jamf createAccount -username macadmin -realname Mac Admin - password temppassword -home /Library/IT/macadmin/ -admin -hiddenUser ...the account and its directory appear to be created correctly, but I canno...  View more

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InstaDMG & Casper postmortem

Hi all, I thought I'd share some thoughts after exploring InstaDMG. I assume thatthose of you who are familiar with both Casper and InstaDMG will probablyagree, the two tools have a certain similarity in approach to the problem ofimaging. There was s...  View more

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Remote Control

Maybe a dumb question...Is there anyway a client can either be prompted to accept remote desktop or to see that someone is viewing/controlling them? I thought the Apple binoculars would reflect this but it doesn't appear to... j--Jared NicholsISD Inf...  View more

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Netboot and casper

Ok I did this in the past and for the life of me I cannot remember how. I am trying to create a netboot image. It will then autolaunch the Casper Imaging tool by placing it in my startup items of the netboot image. I got it all worked out up until......  View more

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Casper and One to One

Hello Everyone, I am going to throw this question out here and see if anyone isinterested. I work for a small K-12 school district in Park City, Utah. Weare looking at doing a one to one project starting in a year. We currentlyuse Casper for our lapt...  View more

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[Feature request] jamf mount -fileserver

I'm writing a simple script to use the silent install switch with Adobe CS4and would prefer to run the Setup application from a disk image on a server. We have about a dozen servers in as many locations and I'd like the scriptto be smart enough to co...  View more

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How to make PKG run at reboot

I was under the impression that if I put a pkg installer in a config that it would run at reboot but apparently I'm wrong about that. Does anyone know of a way to do this. I know I can create a custom trigger and a policy that will do the install, bu...  View more

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Computer Report

Hi all, I am trying to audit of all of my machines to gather MAC addresses for both ethernet and airport. So far I can only seem to pull ethernet addresses in my reports. I figure I must be missing something. Any ideas? Ron PrueTechnical ServicesNoah...  View more

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Offsite backup for Macs

Hi All, I was wondering if you all could suggest a good off-site backup solution forMacs. Are any of you using an off-site solution? Have a great Thanksgiving! Thanks, Gary -- Gary CollierIT AnalystQuestex Media GroupSanta Ana, CA714-338-6762 www.que...  View more

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