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Jamf Pro 10.35.0 Beta is Now Available!

Hello Jamf Nation!Today we are shipping beta 1 of Jamf Pro 10.35.0.With Jamf Pro 10.35.0 Beta 1, deferrals have been added to Remote Commands, enabling an end-user to delay a macOS update. We have also enabled parents to clear passcodes from student ...  View more

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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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Dock Items - Feature Request

Would it be possible to allow dock items to be associated with configurations in Casper Admin?? When we add a new app to a config it would be nice not to have to rebuild the dock pref for that config, it's just kind of a pain to have to do it as ofte...  View more

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Casper Remote Access for Mobile Laptops

I am in favor of increase remote access to both PC and Mac. I a currently using Remote Desktop to control both platforms. I am wondering if Casper can build similar VNC access for remote access for clients on the road and at home. We are going to be ...  View more

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Feature Request: Windows Remote Client

Hello, I had already sent this request to JAMF, but I wanted to get feedback fromother JSS users. I have asked for a Windows based Casper client mainly forothers within our support/help desk area which is typically a Windowsmajority. All I'm asking f...  View more

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Feature Request

Does anyone else think it'd be a good idea for Casper to have a checkbox toreset the printing system? I'm working on a script to do the same thing, butit'd be great to have the option of removing ALL the client's printersbefore pushing out a new set....  View more

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CCA Training Mpls and NYC

Hey everyone, We are going to be offering our CCA course in Minneapolis on April 17th-20thand New York on May 1st- 4th. We currently have 5 slots open forMinneapolis and 8 slots for NYC. The cost has been reduced to $1750 per student with both group ...  View more

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Casper VNC

I can only use CasperVNC one time, then if I try to get on anothercomputer it gets hung up when trying to launch CasperVNC? the status says"VNC Server is running. Launching CasperVNC..." I'vetried quitting and trying again, I've tried restarting my c...  View more

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Printers

Hello,I am using Casper Suite 3.2 and have run into some difficulties with duplicate printers. Overtime, I somehow uploaded printers with the same name twice into 2 different groups. In a cleanup measure, they were all moved to the same group and dup...  View more

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Casper 4.1 Local mode erases HD

We upgraded to Casper 4.1 a couple of months ago. Recently, we needed to install some new packages to computers in a lab environment which had initially been configured to netboot, run Casper to erase the HD and re-image the computers. When running C...  View more

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Tomcat restarting

I noticed that Tomcat has been restarting on our JSS 4 times in the lastweek. I flushed the cache and repaired the permissions in the JSS Utility,we'll see if that helps. Any other reasons it would be happening all ofthe sudden?We've set 768 MB RAM f...  View more

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Software cached for later installation mysteriously disappears

Hello everyone, I ran into an issue while rolling out an Office 2004 update. I also promised myself I wouldn't send a lengthy email to the list. I have broken that promise...  I wanted to send out an update to Microsoft Office 2004 to the users who ...  View more

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Casper Application Bug Report/Feature Request

Visual Display Bug in Casper: As a user interface element, Column Headers are often expected to function as a sorting tool as well. For example, look at a Finder window in List view. Generally, the Name column heading is highlighted, indicating the w...  View more

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DNS resolution issue

So i have a problem mostly with G5s since they have 2 nics. When imaging with casper I enter search domains under the network tab which works great except when some one switches the plug to the 2nd nic, the machine then fails to resolve DNS names for...  View more

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Login Items

Ya know what I might find helpful?? A login items tab like the dock tab in Casper, so we can add and remove login items. Any takers??  View more

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Background recon at login

What about spinning the recon to happen in the background at login. Wecreate a policy to run at login, in the advanced tab we send this unixcommand /usr/sbin/jamf policy mapbdrprinters & That calls a second policy called mapbdrprinters and background...  View more

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netinfo account mcx migration to AD account

we now have ad integration. and casper allows me to push it to all my desktops.i want to move towards ad accounts and get rid of the manually created local account(netinfo) but preserve the mcx which has all the desktop settings for dock, finder, etc...  View more

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Recon overwrites manually-entered serial numbers

I have quite a few machines whose serial number can't be read from software -- it's a condition that typically results from a logic board replacement. When Recon interacts with a machine in this condition, Recon fills the Serial Number field in the J...  View more

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Updating QuickTime and iTunes using Policies

Hello, Has anyone tried running iTunes 7.0.2, QT 7.1.3, iPhoto 5.0.4 updates onPanther (10.3.9) machines using a policy in JSS? All three are erroring out.The log says 'The package 'XXXXX' could not be verified by the installer'. All packages have be...  View more

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recon

we have about 40 mac's and a policy to run recon on login. it is really slowing down our os x boxes.how can i create a policy for recon to run at random times. Siddhartha ChaddaChief Technology OfficerOLSONT:612.336.7533C:612.986.9310E:schadda at oco...  View more

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Adobe creative suite color settings.

We like to preset the color settings for the creative suite for colormanagement. When we make a package for deployment the settings do not seemto stick. Has anyone had this issue? Thanks Rich  View more

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Software Update Policy

I'm having some weird issues with a casper policy that is suppose to install all software updates and reboot if the update requires it to do so. Here's the output from manually triggering the policy. capps-2400:~ root# jamf -policy installChecking fo...  View more

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Casper Admin's window positioning

Hello, It seems Casper Admin remembers its window positions, which is ordinarily a good thing -- the Admin window is right where you left it the last time you quit the program. Unfortunately, this can cause a problem when using a laptop with a second...  View more

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Adobe Acrobat 8 package

Has anyone had issues with making a packing for the latest version ofacrobat. Every time I make one, a user and to use a admin password andusername to launch acrobat. Thanks Rich  View more

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Firmware Updates

Does anyone have a good means of running firmware updates remotely? Sincemost require being at the computer holding down the power key I'm wonderingif there is an alternative to this. I've built an OS image for new Intel Macs which already has all th...  View more

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Office 2004 updates

We do it the same way, update the entire office suite, make a DMG of thatand push it out via casper. I have seen this article, but haven't tried it out. It uses the VISEinstaller log to build a diff pkg file, that could then be used to deploythe upda...  View more

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Office 2004 Update

Wanted to see how most Casper users run Office updates in their environment.Need to run the latest Office update. Up to now I've been running the updateon one machine and use ARD to push ŒMicrosoft Office 2004' folder with theupdate to machines that ...  View more

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Smart Group errors

Hello, Because I have some computers with Office 2004 and others with Office X, I need to be able to distinguish between them.Rather than manually create two groups of computers, I wanted to leverage the power of Smart Groups to handle this for me. B...  View more

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