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Jamf Pro 10.38.1 Now Available

Hello Jamf Nation,Today we are releasing Jamf Pro 10.38.1. To learn more about this release and the product issues it addresses, please read the Jamf Pro 10.38.1 release notes here.There are no changes to this weekend's cloud upgrade schedule. To vie...  View more

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Jamf Pro 10.39.0 Beta 2 Is Now Availlable!

Hey Jamf Nation!We've just released Jamf Pro 10.39.0 Beta 2! This release has many exciting UI improvements including an updated user interface in User Initiated Enrollment and Patch Management. App Installers now has an indicator to show if apps are...  View more

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CS4 vs CS3

When we install CS4 via Casper using the JAMF reresource kit method it seems to break our existing CS3 installs. We get a licensing error when we launch CS3. Has anyone else experienced this? If so, what have you done to get both CS3 and CS4 working ...  View more

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Fall 2009 Minneapolis area Casper Users Group

Hello Everyone! The Date has been set for the fall Casper User Group in the Twin Cities area! This CUG will be held at the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Public Schools district offices on October 29th. Here are the particulars: October 29, 200912-4pm ...  View more

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Fall Casper Users Group Twin Cities

http://www.district196.org/District/ContactUs/CUGmeetinginfo.cfm hey there folks, we're going to be hosting a Fall Casper User's Grouphere on October 29th. We didn't want Hopkins School District to haveall the fun! Seriously though, John Wetter is th...  View more

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Final Cut Express (and other pro applications)

What is the best way to create images for Final Cut Express, Final Cut Pro Suite, and the other apple pro applications? I created the package the normal way after Installing the software, getting the updates, running the application (and doing the re...  View more

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iwork 09 license file?

We have a volume license for iwork, but i have a user who downloaded the trial. He worked on a presentation and the trial ran out while it was open. Now he cannot save. Anyone know where the volume license file is located? I'd like to transfer my vol...  View more

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well that's odd

Anyone else notice that on the second page of the Casper 7.1 manual it says, "Maker’s Mark is a registered trademark of Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc." yet there's no mention of Maker's Mark (that I can find) in the manual?? weird...---Jared F. Nic...  View more

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Upgrading Casper Imaging on Netboot volume.

I am getting ready to upgrade to v7.1 from v6. My one outstanding question relates to Casper Imaging on the Netboot volume. I know I have to upgrade it too... do I have to rebuild the netboot image or can I just open it and replace Imaging v6 with v7...  View more

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Apple Licensing

With Apple's new Education Licensing program, I need to quickly identify how many computers are under 4 years old. I can create a smart group to find how many are over 4 years old, but I can't seem to think of a way to easily create a group for compu...  View more

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Weird JSS problem with NetBoot server setting

This one is driving me nuts: I cannot save NetBoot server info for a particular group of machines in my JSS. To be more specific, if I set the NetBoot server by editing the properties of an individual computer in the JSS, the change isn't saved at al...  View more

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how to see what's been cached? - REDUX

O' Boy.... my first reply on this list and my first mistake... I left out the final directory that actually houses the cached items. du -hs /Library/Application Support/JAMF/Waiting Room/*  View more

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how to see what's been cached?

All, I have a lab setup with a Restore partition on each machine. How can I see which packages have actually been cached on each machine? -Baker Baker FrankeComputer Science Dept.University of Chicago Laboratory Schools773.702.5419  View more

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vpn under 10.6.1

Dear all Do anybody knows which is the file/s created when configured VPN under System Preferences?I want to be able to deploy this on a package many thanks Carmelo Lopez Portilla ITS EMBL Heidelberg  View more

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Windows Recon Rollout

We are looking to roll out Recon on Windows using group policy.I found this command through some googling: PATHRecon.exe -server DOMAIN.COM -username USER -password PASS But all the command does is launch Recon. Did the command change for Recon on Wi...  View more

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Update\Change LDAP Settings - Entourage

Hi - I was wondering if anyone has found a way to change the LDAP settings (host name) in both Entourage 2004 & 2007 through automation? The updated res kit that is released has a script for entourage setup however it focuses on setting up the profil...  View more

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ARD ad Groups

Howdy, I've been working with the admin packs ard script. The problem I have is I don't want to add individual users I want to ad AD groups. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Theodore "Teddy" HermanSystems EngineerSpring Branch ISD  View more

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Send messages

Good Morning, Is there anyway Casper remote can send messages to the user without usingthe reboot tab. Thank you, WILLIE PEREZ SCHAWK!T 905.219.1600D 905.219.1658M 416.435.1085wperez at schawk.com1620 Tech AveMississauga, ON L4W5P4 CANADAschawk.com S...  View more

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imaging error - NilObjectException

On several recent occasions, when imaging computers, I get this errormessage: "An exception of class NilObjectException was not handled.The application must shut down." I have not discovered any pattern to this yet. Most recently, it's come upwhen re...  View more

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duplicate entries on imaging plan

All, Another oddity. Many of my machines now show duplicate entries of some packages in the imaging plan (left side bar) of the imagining window. For example, the plan says: OS 10.5.8 base.dmgAdobe Acrobat.dmgAdobe Acrobat.dmgAdobe Acrobat.dmgAdobe A...  View more

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erratic imaging

All, What's going on when my imaging logs say: "The file: nameOfSomeFile.dmg does not exist on server" ? I'm imaging a computer lab nightly (from a Restore partition). Most of the machines image properly, but many don't, and the logs are filled with ...  View more

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notifying users

Hi All, Previously people have asked how they can inform users when Self Service, or by other means, items have been installed etc. growlNotify can inform users via shell scripts. I use Hardware Growl to let users know when devices have been attached...  View more

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update on naming conventions

Tried and tested it out today. It works as advertised. http://tlarkin.com/tech/2-shell-scripts-maintain-standard-naming-conventions Every time I changed the name of the computer using any method then ran the second script it changed it back to what i...  View more

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Deploying Adobe CS4 with Casper 7.01

Hi ppls I’m just after some direction deploying Adobe CS4 apps in Casper 7.01. I’ve looked through the KB and mailing lists without success. The error I’m getting when Casper tries to install the Adobe CS4 Web Standard Suite (as well as other CS4 sui...  View more

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GSX Stopped working

Now that Apple has updated or changed how there GSX systemauthenticates, has anyone else had problems with the GSX integration inCasper? We are still on version 6.1 of Casper so I'm wondering if maybe a fix isalready addressed or in place within Casp...  View more

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Policy not deleting an account

Hi- I'm trying to make a self service policy that will remove a known setup account. However, when you run it, it doesn't actually remove the account. Jamf.log checks out ok but there's not much detail there. I can however, successfully remove the ac...  View more

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use casper to ensure naming convention solution

I know this has been discussed over and over again on the list, and I have come up with a solution. Borrowing from the dummy package system, I have devised a very simple method of enforcing computer names so if users that have rights change the name ...  View more

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font?

Does anyone know what the "Jamf" font is? Or, at the least, one that's close (if it's a licensed font). j---Jared F. NicholsDesktop Engineer, Infrastructure & OperationsInformation Services DepartmentMIT Lincoln Laboratory244 Wood StreetLexington, Ma...  View more

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logout getting stuck

I'm managing logout on public machines for a certain amount of timeidle, but there are certain applications that prevent that fromhappening. Safari, being one of them, paper-cut being another. I seethis also, when a network user clicks "log off" and ...  View more

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Trust Certificates

Does anyone know if there a way to push browser trust certificates and makethem machine-wide? Julius WilponDirector, Technology SupportPearson | Architecture, Engineering & Support1 Lake StreetUpper Saddle River, NJ 07458201-236-7817 Office201-574-69...  View more

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