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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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Script to find folder doesn't find folder.

Developed a quick script to do a simple task, remove the iMovie (previous version) folder. While I was thinking of how to do this, I thought... "Why don't I make a script that could handle any folder path", so I did. But now it won't recognize the "(...  View more

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Picking a Load Balancing solution

Anyone out there gone through the process of implementing a load balancing solution for JSS? Did you have to choose the solution? What was your criteria and how did you make your decision?  View more

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Screensaver and Software Update

Hi, Can any one provide the script for screensaver to start about 5 min and require password back(10.6,7 and 8) I also require script to redirect all 10.6 client to SUS. Thanks,Anil  View more

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When does Self Service get installed?

Hi there, after Imaging a computer after the first boot - when does the Self Service get installed?Directly after booting it is not installed. We triedsudo jamf managesudo jamf policy -trigger every15sudo jamf recon with no success - it does not get ...  View more

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iPad not displaying OTA webpage

Hello All,we have a strange problem in that some iPads will load the OTA enrolment page but display a completely blank page. These appear to mostly iPad models 2,3 and 4 running iOS 6.0.1It doesn't appear to be all iPads of these models or iOS versio...  View more

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VPP codes for Custom B2B Apps

My company has an app that has been made available to us through Apple's VPP, but it is a custom B2B app. This means it is not available on the public iTunes App Store. So far I am yet to find a way to get this app onto our JSS to be distributed with...  View more

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Clear out pending push notifications

I had a few push notifications from Profiles that were removed, but they just never seemed to go away. This is a way to get rid of them: Open a shell prompt sudo mysql Once at the prompt, type: use jamfsoftware Then type the command: delete from mobi...  View more

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Scripting with Perl

Greetings, At JUNC I talked to several other people also interested in perl scripting in the managed client space. In fact, enough so that I agreed to make this post and see if, indeed there was enough interest in that as to fuel one or various thing...  View more

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Mountain Lion Breaks Login Script

Hi all, We are running into a show stopping bug and wondering if anyone has any input on why this would occur. We have a startup script that runs at login based on user group that essentially maps the users documents and desktop to an smb share on th...  View more

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Can't upload icons for mobile webclips

I am trying to upload icons that I made for a few of my mobile webclips. I have tried both .jpeg and .png files and get a Unable to load image. Null error. I have also got a -4 instead of the null a few times. Is there something I am doing wrong when...  View more

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Java (Final Cut Server) Runtime Error

I am getting a "To open “Final Cut Server,” you need to download the Java Runtime Environment for Web Start applications" error although Java 6 and 7 have already been installed and the app launches and runs fine as a local administrator. (but not as...  View more

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Policies for wireless clients

Hi all, How do you handle policies that execute on mobile laptop carts? I'm hesitant to treat them the same way as lab/desktop machines (i.e. deploying software updates via policy, etc) because 1) they're on a slower wireless connection and 2) we nev...  View more

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Smart Group Question

Trying to create three separate Smart Groups that gathers all 10.6.x, 10.7.x, 10.8.x Macs. It usually returns zero members. The JSS is very specific listing 10.6.3, or 10.7.2, 10.7.3, etc. I just want to know all the 10.6.x, 10.7.x, 10.8.x. regardles...  View more

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1:1 iPad questions from Admins

We have currently deployed around 5k iPads, and our district is considering going completely one student one iPad. That would put us somewhere around 13k iOS devices for students alone. My administrators have asked me if I could reach out to other di...  View more

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Query for Web Help Desk

I'm building a query for a view to work with Web Help Desk. The one they give you here: http://knowledgebase.solarwinds.com/kb/questions/4199/Importing+mobile+devices+using+JAMF+Casper sucks! So I wanted to start from scratch. The only thing is I can...  View more

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Passcode access on iPads

Is there a way to lock access to the passcodes on an ipad? We do not want students to see any options in passcode. Students are setting passcodes or are being locked out trying to enter passcodes. I do not see this option in configuration profiles.  View more

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AD Password Change Process

I'm in the process of creating a script that will notify users when their Active Directory password is 10 days away from expiring, and then remind them to change it every day until it expires. Right now I'm struggling with finding a programmatic meth...  View more

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Applying Desktop Background To Users

Hi, I'm new to the JSS and seeking some advice/help. I am trying to deploy a desktop background to all users.What i've done so far is deploy the image to the /Library/Desktop Pictures folder on all clients, but now i want to set the background and ha...  View more

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Adding users to FileVault 2 (10.8) via a script

I didn't see a script posted for this anywhere so I hope this helps you has much as it has helped us. You need to define 4 parameters (variables): #4 - Any admin user on the system, #5 - The password for that admin user, #6 - The user that you want t...  View more

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netboot/SUS Appliance VM requirements

Hi, The documentation says the minimum system requirements are:?? 100 GB of disk space available?? 1 GB of RAM?? Virtualization software installed that supports Open Virtualization Format I need to load around 20-25 machines at the same time. Does an...  View more

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OT: Xserve AFP Performance

I've got an Xserve3,1 running 10.6.8 server, that hosts home directories for some of our students and it seems that whenever AFP connections approaches 280 or higher, performance drops dramatically. Student's can't log in, or students that are logged...  View more

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