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Jamf Pro 10.41.0 Beta 2 now available!

Hey Jamf Nation!We've just released Jamf Pro 10.41.0 Beta 2. This is our compatibility release with the new operating systems coming from Apple this fall. There are a number of updated or new keys, a GSX Update, and updates to the Azure AD migration ...  View more

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Jamf Pro 10.40.1 Now Available

Hello Jamf Nation, Today we are releasing Jamf Pro 10.40.1. To learn more about this release and the product issues it addresses, please read the Jamf Pro 10.40.1 release notes here. Cloud Upgrade Schedule Your Jamf Pro server, including any free san...  View more

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Policy execution suggestions?

We're trying to prompt users to let them know that there are application updates required for their machines. In summary: PolicyA prompts users to execute PolicyB now or wait until tomorrow.PolicyA runs once a day, until PolicyB has been executed. I'...  View more

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newbie

Hi I have just purchased Casper for our fleet of 600 macbooks and am new to this list. Just wondering if there are any things to watch out for in the early stages of installing/rolling out casper. We haven't done the Jumpstart thing yet so it's not a...  View more

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Slow XServe after 10.6.8? - YES!

I applied the 10.6.8 Combo update to a Xserve2,1 and have seen the hwmondissue. Activity monitor shows that the CPU usage around 93%. This server hosts our JSS, Netboot services, and is a secondary CasperSharehost. I can't tell that the server is bur...  View more

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Apple Engineering meeting

We have a meeting with Apple Engineering Management today. Are there any of you that have any questions you would like to see answered? I know I may not be able to hit everyone but thought I would see what kind of input I could get from the list. Tha...  View more

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Casper and Lion

Just curious what version of JSS will we need to be on for Lion support? We're on 7.31 since it's been very stable and reliable. We haven't looked at 8.1 yet, but was hoping to get an idea if we will *need* to because of Lion. Thanks,Don  View more

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Prohibited app message coming up at login

I'm running into an issue with my Casper 8.1 install, with a prohibited app message. The setup: We don't want to have our folks using the Mac App Store, but we don't want to kill it on startup. Instead we want it to pop-up a message saying (essential...  View more

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Monitoring and Alerting

Is there any mechanism within Casper for monitoring and alerting? i.e. Server down, or hard drive close to full, Casper or some script sends an email/text message If not, what are some of you guys using to know if a server goes down overnight or over...  View more

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firefox 5.0

When I drag FireFox 5.0 into Casper Admin it think's it is a script......anyone else getting this? Running Casper 8.0 here -Tom  View more

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10.6.8 + xerox docucolor 252

Hi- I wanted to post that we have print issues after updating to OS X 10.6.8. Specifically Xerox docucolor 252’s with an external Fiery Rip. When you print, it will place the print que on Hold. Other sites are reporting the issue as well. http://revi...  View more

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OT: 10.6.7 Server and AD weirdness

hello! I'm having a strange issue that I'm hoping someone knows anything about. Ihave a mini running 10.6.7 server, hosting a Wiki and Blog with ADintegrated for authentication when editing/contributing. Everything wentpretty smooth during binding, b...  View more

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SW Update server not "setting"

When I image a new machine, there are a few items that aren't being appliedduring Imaging/First Run - one of which is my SWU server isn't being set. We're running a policy that sets the SW Update server through ANY triggerand ONGOING frequency. The s...  View more

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Reporting on who has admin rights

Hey all- We are removing admin rights from most of our users, but I am trying to figure out who still has admin rights. Is there a good way to get a report from the JSS listing what computers have users with admin rights? Ideally I would like to excl...  View more

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App Store & Composer

Apologies if this has already been discussed, but I didn't see itspecifically addressed. With the advent of the App Store, am I correct inthinking that pkg/dmg files are not directly accessible to the end user? Ifthat is the case, how are you plannin...  View more

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Self Service and jamfhelper

I wanted to add jamfHelper notifications to the beginning of some of my self service installations to notify the users to quit apps or be patient this might take awhile. Is there a way to stop the policy if the user clicks on the cancel button? Thank...  View more

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off topic - Mixing unicast and multicast DNS with .local

Hi all, I have started seeing dns issues with some of our mac clients which havestarted getting dns name MachineName.local when it should beMachineName.uk-group.net Users with this issue now have to enter network creds when accessing somenetwork driv...  View more

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Migrating home folders during re-imaging

Hello all, Would some of you share your process for re-imaging end-users' machines? I am doing a big upgrade this summer and although we have a policy that users are responsible for their own data and need to save everything on the network, and not t...  View more

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Off Topic - Final Cut Pro / Server

Ok. So Apple has now discontinued Final Cut Server. Anyone out there using a video asset system that is similar in feature and functionality?FCPx appears to be a bit of a nightmare for those who have transitioned from a previous version of FCP. Any f...  View more

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where are the accounts?

When you create hidden accounts, like the jss account or a local adminaccount, where does it actually store those accounts? It's not in/Users....  View more

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Gather AD name and plug in to JSS

Few years ago when we first jumped in the Casper pool, someone shared with us a script to gather user's name, real name and department info from AD and then run recon to plug the info in to JSS.Now we can't get consistent results from it. We used it ...  View more

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local MCX, OD MCX, Casper MCX

Hey everyone, So, some debate is coming up on what we are going to do at my work, and I am looking for the list's input. We got 5500 Macbook Airs coming in that will ship with 10.6. Not sure if we have the budget to upgrade all our 10.5.8 servers to ...  View more

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Script help?

So we have had an issue with our M$ Messenger and finally got a fix forit today. The downside is that it requires a bit of terminalinteraction. What would be the best way to go through this as we haveto deploy to about 500 machines... * Save attached...  View more

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Extension Attribute script for Apple Software RAID Status

Here is a simple one for checking the status of an Apple Software.It's a real pain when Mac Mini Servers RAIDs get degraded. #!/bin/sh #get RAID Status status=diskutil appleRAID list | grep "Status:" | awk '{print $2}' echo "$status" --Doug Hanley do...  View more

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