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What's new in the Jamf Pro 10.35 Release

Good morning Jamf Nation! Today we released Jamf Pro 10.35 which includes support for user deferrals for macOS Software Updates, cloud identity provider page enhancements and Bearer Authentication for Classic API. Jamf Pro Security IssuesJamf provide...  View more

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Third-Party Security Issue

Update 12/28On December 9, 2021, a Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) was identified in the log4j library (https://www.lunasec.io/docs/blog/log4j-zero-day/). The log4j project released version 2.15 to address this issue. New i...  View more

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Stuck print queues

anyone figure out a way to clear local print queues en mass? Having an issue where a lab full of machines will all stop printing when one or more stations sends a bad job. These are local queues managed by WGM. Right now, I am hitting every machine i...  View more

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mass deploying server

I know this has been asked before but I am looking at different methods of installing OS X server at our work. It seems like one of the ways that on paper may work the best is just creating an image of the installer DVD and then using the bless comma...  View more

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Limiting bandwidth consumption from Casper?

Hey guys, I've got an issue where updates pushed from Casper are taking all available bandwidth to a remote site. Has anyone dealt with this issue before? I'd imagine the easiest way to deal with it would be to limit the connection speed from the ser...  View more

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dummy receipts, maybe a question for miles

Another one, Maybe for Miles, Can you index a dummy receipts, i am guess that because it contains no contents that it cannot be indexed? I have tried to index a dummy receipt, Casper Admin says it has indexed and it then shows up as YES to index and ...  View more

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failed to verify disk

HI chaps Another tester for you. How many of you get disk verified failure on your macs when running the maintenance policy? /usr/sbin/jamf is version 6.01 Executing Policy Maintenance... Updating Prebindings... Fixing Permissions... Fixing ByHost fi...  View more

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failed policys

Hi Chaps, If a policy fails to execute i can get it to send me an email, however is there anyway of getting it to add the failed computer to a smart group? For example the maintenance script fails on disk verify and id like to create a smart group ba...  View more

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Root Certificate

Hi- I’ve been told by our LDAP admin that in order to get proper authentication with LDAP accounts, I need to install our root certificate into “your application.” I imagine he means Tomcat, which is what the JSS runs on. I found this article:http://...  View more

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composer 7

Has anyone got a copy of composer 7 yet? Criss Criss MyersSenior Customer Support Analyst (Mac Services)Apple Certified Technical Coordinator v10.5LIS Business Support TeamLibrary 301University of Central LancashirePreston PR1 2HEEx 505401772 895054  View more

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Installing Printers Via Policy

Has anyone had success using Casper to deploy printers? When I add a printer in Casper Admin I get this error message "There was and error creating the new object in the JSS"followed by -1Inserting Printer: java.sql.SQLException:Unknown column 'conte...  View more

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Deploy Studio

has anyone looked at this? While I don't see anything it does that Casper Doesn't, it does do one really neat thing. I supports PXE booting. So, you can feasibly have PC clients netboot (or PXE boot as they call it) to it and image Windows or Linux t...  View more

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feature request, more in depth documentation

Hi everyone, I have just recently found out that Casper has it's own set of variables when running a script from the casper client. It seems $3 will loop through all your users for you when used. This is not documented very well. I would like to see ...  View more

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Tracking Peripherals and other assets

I was hoping to find out how others are tracking peripherals and other ITassets that may not be attached to a computer. For example, KVM switches,network switches, fibre switches, printers, etc, all items that have serialnumbers but aren’t necessaril...  View more

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Thank you

Dear list, I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who responded to my request for Casper testimonials a week or so ago, my management was very impressed!As of today I am the proud 'owner' of the Casper suite and look forward to putting it through...  View more

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papercut login hook

Hey there folks, One of our High Schools uses Papercut (sp*) for managing printing in hisbuilding. In any case he's got a login hook that starts papercut andsets it so that if it's closed it re-opens again. This is all well and good, but as soon as t...  View more

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boot camp help

so even though imaging a boot camp partition is no officially supported we decided to take the plunge. we have successfully captured the windows image following the instructions from the resource kit however i cant get it to deploy. casper imaging in...  View more

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Erasing the Hard Drive During Imaging while Netbooted

During the Imaging process with Casper, we could not "Erase Macintosh HD", even though we checked the box to do so. The process went extremely fast and no image was copied to the Target drive. Running Disk Utility would not unmount the drive and allo...  View more

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Script to open an app after install

I am trying to write a script that will open an app once it is installed bya policy. I have to script set to run after but no luck. #!/bin/sh open /Applications/Utilities/MyApp.app Rich DagelSenior Technology Specialist Landor Associates1001 Front St...  View more

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Adding iLife '09 with Casper Admin

Has anyone added iLife '09.mpkg to their JSS via Casper Admin? When I do,it fails with a permission problem. Then if I repoen Casper Admin, itsthere but says its missing the file. So then I copied the file overmanually via AFP. Now Casper Admin says ...  View more

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Network Locations

Asking this experts. Is there a way to script or package creating Network Locations? I currently have two network locations that I create on our base build; one with Proxy enabled and one without. I am wanting to move the function out of the base bui...  View more

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Self Service Usage

We are about to roll out the self service feature. I am wondering whatcool things others are using it for. I have added all of our printers to ours.Have a fix my mac policy that dose most of the stuff under the advanced tabof casper remote.Fix keycha...  View more

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Running inventory reports by partition schema

We now have a need to figure out how many machines have windows on them or not. I would like to run a report with Casper that will go through inventory and if a Mac doesn't have a NTFS partition on it with Windows I want it on one list, and if it doe...  View more

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Screen Sharing Issue

FYI... I had asked if there was a way to inform people they were being remote observed/controlled as my machines weren't informing users of this and I thought that there was a way to integrate it into the ARD binoculars... As it turns out, in the JSS...  View more

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Netinstall too slow on new Imac Silver

Dear All, I have the issue that when I want to deploy a new system via Casper Netinstall on the new imac Silver the process takes double the time that on a new macbook or macbook pro or on a mac-mini I did a new OS image from the iMac as well as a ne...  View more

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Packaging Server OS

Are any of you packaging OS X server? If so can you share how you go aboutpackaging it and if you can comment on the following questions I have? Recommendations on serializing when no site license available. Is itpossible to script serialization/regi...  View more

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Imaging with NeoOffice Patches

Hello, If you are familiar with NeoOffice you know that they release patches often. They come in a nice PKG format that are easy to deploy with ARD or policies. Here my problem: I can't seem to get the patches to install correctly while the computer ...  View more

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Screen Sharing

Off the Casper topic, but what the hey, you folks are smart... I'm using Screen Sharing in Leopard to admin servers when I need to use the GUI. The server is in Active Directory, and I have a group in our AD that can admin the server. AD users in tha...  View more

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