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What's new in the Jamf Pro 10.34 Release

Today we released Jamf Pro 10.34 which includes enhancements to the Jamf Parent and Jamf Teacher apps, updates to the Jamf Connect auto-deployment settings, and new Shared iPad session features. This release also gives IT admins the ability to select...  View more

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Package for VMware with temp serial

Has anyone created a package for VMware Fusion using a 30-day seriallicense? There are a number of people that have access to installing our packages andI would like to require each Mac to use it's own serial number for VMwareFusion. I know Fusion wi...  View more

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HTTP Distribution/Packages Verified

So I know we identified the mysterious error 'The downloaded package couldnot be verified' as being related to the HTTP distribution flag on ourdistribution points. However, was a solution ever found for how to enableHTTP distribution for Self Servic...  View more

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Microsoft Office Setup Assistant

Hey everyone, I've created a package of Office 2008, but when I deploy it to a few machines and log in as different users, the Setup Assistant runs and asks me to confirm a few settings. How do I get rid of the Setup Assistant starting up so users wh...  View more

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Windows Recon commandline parameters

To follow up Sean's previous thread on recon scheduling in windows, I believe the info we're looking for is a little more specific. I've gone over the docs, both for casper suite and recon suite, to see if I could find any description of commandline ...  View more

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Windows Recon Scheduling

We're looking to expand our inventory management in the JSS to include Windows machines. The limiting factor for us at the moment is Recon.exe's inability to update the JSS on a regular basis and/or run Recon on its own. Has anyone had any luck with ...  View more

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restart Tomcat from the command line

I upgraded my JSS server to 10.5.5 and now Tomcat won't start up. Cananyone share the Unix command for restarting Tomcat? Thanks, Jeff JohnsonTechnology CoordinatorGlendale-River Hills School District2600 W. Mill Rd.Glendale, WI 53209414-351-7170 x21...  View more

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Update /usr/sbin/jamf version: 5.11 to 6.01

I've created a policy to update the Command Line Applications... This policy is set to Once Per Computer This policy is triggered by everyHour This policy is assigned to Workstations - 10.5 Leo This policy is assigned to EXAMPLE Update Command Line A...  View more

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6.01 Self Service

Is anyone having trouble with Self Service downloads in 6.01? Ever since upgrading, I've received literally 100% more status messages of failed Self Service downloads. Funny thing is, I've spoken to the users about whom I've received the notification...  View more

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self service icons

HI, What format do the files need to be in to add them as icons for applications in the self service application? Criss Criss MyersSenior Customer Support Analyst (Mac Services)Apple Certified Technical Coordinator v10.5LIS Business Support TeamLibra...  View more

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Recon Rollout Question

Hello everyone We are currently running Casper 6 sucessfully in our local office LAN andwant to rollout (in particular Recon) to our other offices in WesternEurope. Many of these are on slower links and do not have a largeinfrastructure and certainly...  View more

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CS3 not serializing

OK...so CS3 installs but asks for a serial number...any clues?I've already included the serial in the Adobe Installer... Thanks,j  View more

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uninstall cs3

Anyone have a CS3 (Specifically design premium, but I'm sure the master collection would be fine too) Uninstall Script? We can do CS3 DP or just Indesign cs3 installs, but when we attempt to create a policy to remove InDesign CS3, we get an error: Er...  View more

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CS3 Master Suite

I went through the list archives and didn't see anything on this. Has anyone been able to get the CS3 Master Suite discs working within Casper? Disc1 shows up as an Adobe installer, with everything from the suite listed as payloads, but Discs 2-3 do ...  View more

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server performances

Hi ALL, As you people seem to have many more servers and clients than me I thought you'd be good people to ask about performance. I have 145 clients, being increased by 83. I have 1 XServe Quad core 2 x 2.8 with 2gb of ram and bonded Ethernet ports A...  View more

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Policy run restriction

Here is one for the group. We are still using version 5.13 here in Saint Paul and plan to upgrade later this fall. However, I'm using more policies to make changes as we migrate to Active Directory, too. [When it rains it pours] Anyway. The policies ...  View more

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smart groups to restrict software

Thomas, Are you running Casper 6.01? If so you should be able to select your smart group, once configured, under the Exempt Computers Tab when creating your Restricted Software. We have yet to test the restricted software feature of Casper but it is ...  View more

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smart group to restrict software

I need to restrict certain applications to a specific small number of machines. I created a smart group and am manually adding in each computer by it's name. The problem I am running into is when i try to restrict software there seems to be no way to...  View more

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help with scripts in policys

Hi Peps I have a shell script which i can run as root and it runs fine, however when i run via policy it doesnt work, i persume this is because it is running as the logged in user CleanUpAdobe.sh / $computerName $userName i persume this in the policy...  View more

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Policy Settings

Can anyone explain how a policy determines where a package downloads from? That is whether it is a download via http or via a file share such as afp? The policies that I have created in 6.01 are failing because they are looking for a http download wh...  View more

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Adobe CS 2

How are you guys going about uninstalling Adobe CS2? Anyone using a script?Thx_matt --------------------------------------------------------  View more

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WEP, WPA, keychain, security

Soooooooo Another project on my road map is to migrate everything to WPA. Of course I need to test this out, and am looking to push out a package via casper that will migrate clients from the existing wireless encryption to a new one, and probably a ...  View more

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CS3 & serial numbers

Anyone else having issues with Adobe CS2 asking for a serial number even ifa valid serial number was entered into Casper Admin? This is the case withall our machines. Thanks in advance! Ben Slutzky  View more

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Adobe CS3

Hey All, has anyone ever installed CS3 any parts (ai-psd-acrobat) and havethe printers that were setup disappear? We had about 25 or so machines thatended up that way.TIA_matt --------------------------------------------------------  View more

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Creating Local Accounts w/ Policies (& MS Office)

Hi,We need to create a local account for ~100 Macs ASAP, preferably right afterimage deployment. I know the built-in method of using a policy has just beensuggested on another thread. Has anyone had any problems with creating auser through a policy? ...  View more

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FEU vs FUT

So, if I package something and say to fill existing users, it will fill out whatever preferences to those existing users, and if I say fill the templates it will modify the template so every user created from there will get the same thing? I don't wa...  View more

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Upgrade to 6 and Restore Partition

Hey, We are about to embark on our upgrade to 6.0. All of our machines have arestore partition that will need to be updated as well. Has anyone puttogether a script yet to mount the restore partition and make the nessesaryupdates from Casper.app to C...  View more

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AFP

Help please Has anyone had an issue with 10.5.4 server and AFP, I can connect via kerberos to AFP but i cannot connect by the "Any method" it was working yesterday for a bit but had not stopped working. I just get wrong username and password And i ca...  View more

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Deep Freeze experience

We will soon be deploying Casper here at the college very soon, so I've been"lurking" on this list for a couple of weeks now. The college has been using Faronics Deep Freeze for Mac for about threeyears. The first OS X versions of the product (origin...  View more

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creating local user accounts

So, I have to create local user accounts, on like a ton of machines. I have a script ready that will use the dscl command to create a local user account for students to log in just in case they can't sync their mobile accounts. however, I do know tha...  View more

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Custom Reporting Functions

Hi Guys, Wondering if anyone has had much experience with the Casper Reporting functions and the custom templates... I have created a couple of custom reports utilising various .jsp specifications, however I need to create a report every so often, de...  View more

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