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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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Mount multiple SMB shares at log in to desktop?

I'm trying to work out a script that will mount SMB shares and have them available on the desktop for the users. I searched around and did come upon a few posts that helped get me started, but I'm not sure where it's getting stuck now. My script look...  View more

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Restricted Applications in 9 Beta

Hello all, We put up a post a while ago about how the restricted software does not work on something that is renamed and for some reason does not catch the process name at all. (Confirmed by JAMF before it is questioned like it was before...) Was loo...  View more

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iOS app restrictions

Hi all. We have a school, where the students can purchase an iPad (from the school). They wish to be able to allow the students to use the iPad un-managed at home (as it is theirs) but then apply restrictions on the iPad in Lesson time. The main thin...  View more

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Dockfixup

I have a set of computers in a lab type of environment where I want the dock to be uniform on all machines and using my customizations. I currently have a package created for the dock items, and the following script setup to delete the com.apple.dock...  View more

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Deleting computers

What are the best practices and processes people use for removing computer records from the JSS when the computers leave the environment.Does anyone have any cool tricks?  View more

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SUS Appliance with 10.6 Server

Hello All, I am attempting to begin the process of testing deployments of Mac OS-X 10.8 client version within our environment. Currently we are running 10.6 server with OD and we were running our SUS on our 10.6 server. I need to find a solution to p...  View more

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Munki / Casper

I've been struggling to get system patches handled in a more (end) user friendly way for quite a while but usually come across one set back or another. I know many of you are utilizing munki and casper. I saw in the mactech weblink on the munki page ...  View more

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RPC timeout for netboot server

Hello Nation, I've been having netboot issues that started yesterday, when I verbose boot to any netboot image on my server i see the error RPC Timeout for server ###.##.#.### (ip address of my netboot server) Mac OSX 10.8.2 Server Version 2.1.1 I re...  View more

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Unable to purge from JSS (getting error)

We have a Smart Computer Group that contains computers we want to purge from JSS. For some reason we are getting the below error when we select Delete Computers. Is anyone seeing this? The admin has [x]Manage Smart Computer Groups and [x]Delete Inven...  View more

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mv -f

I ran a script from the Resource Kit to delete Adobe CS4 applications. It did remove CS4, sort of (it moved the pieces to /Library/Application Support/JAMF/RemovedFiles/). It also broke CS5 and CS6 in the process because it moved to entire Adobe fold...  View more

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Dockutil 1.1.2 issues with 10.8 Mountain Lion

Just wanted a sanity check. I was rolling with Dockutil 1.1.2 and 10.7 Lion running a user-owned launch item script that would manage the Dock once per user, per computer. It run beautifully with no issues whatsoever. Now after testing the exact same...  View more

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EA to detect Dalai Lama malware infection?

Hot off the press, looks like it's a twist on the Flashback malware that hit us a while back...hoping an Extension Attribute can flag any of our Macs that might have it. "We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without baco...  View more

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netsus on Redhat distro.

Does anyone know if the github netsus project will install on redhat? If not is there a documented method to setup the netsus environment using redhat as the base OS? Thanks.  View more

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Blocking Widgets

Is there a way to block widgets in Lion? We have students that are playing wdgt games and running other time wasting apps. Is there a policy or a script that could be run? Thanks Eric  View more

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Apple Software Updates in Mountain Lion

Apple Software Updates were easy back in the day....I had my own SUS and made updates available at my discretion and I the needed updates per hardware were only available to that hardware.Now, it seems that Mountain Lion gets all its software updates...  View more

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Adding OS dmg to Casper Admin

New to Casper, so be gentle. I am running Casper Admin 8.6 on Mountain Lion (10.8.2). I created another Mountain Lion image on a seperate partition and created a DMG of that OS using Composer. My problem is that is get an error message when I try to ...  View more

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System preference option for Profiles

I'm using MCX to hide certain system preferences. Everything seems to be working nicely until I tried to add a mobile profile. It tells me it can't open the "profiles" preference pane. But I tried adding com.apple.preferences.profiles to my list - bu...  View more

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Using Python?

Who out there is scripting in Python for their Macs? What do you use it for that's better than using Bash for? Anyone move over to Python from Perl? Just curious...  View more

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How to add printers to JSS?

Hello, sorry if this has been discussed somewhere or if there's documentation I missed. I've tried searching but haven't been able to find anything. I am trying to add printers to JSS. Whenever I try to add one, I click browse printers and get a mess...  View more

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Configuration Profiles and Office 2011

I am testing using Configuration Profiles to push out com.microsoft.office.plist to 10.7 Mac. Has anyone tried this? I am trying to suppress the first run for Outlook 2011. So far I see the plist loading on the Mac, but when I go to use Outlook for t...  View more

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Find unauthorized Admins

So... My predecessor had the bright idea give our users permanent admin privileges when they "called the help desk way too much"... Does anyone have a method of searching for admin users that are NOT the admin users that all imaged Macs come with? If...  View more

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Problems with self signed certificates.

Hello,We use jss in an ubuntu x64 server environement with tomcat7 and apr.now the mss url has its certificat and subca and root ca. So a browser can correctly chain the certificats.The problem is now device enrollment. When trying to enroll an iPad ...  View more

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CCA and CMA

Hello again everyone! I will be in Minnesota to obtain my CCA and CMA this January and I have a few questions:1. Is there anything I should focus on before arriving (as far as knowledge) as to not be blindsided when I am there?2. Will there be bacon?...  View more

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Configuring Outlook

I am trying to configure MS Outlook. Every time I run setupOutlook.scpt it get an error and want to run the First Run setup. I then tried pushing out this a script defaults write /Users/$USER/Library/Preferences/com.microsoft.office "14FirstRunSetupC...  View more

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