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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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Scripting issues

I am writing a script which will need our helpdesk techs to add a couple parameters when running it with Casper Remote. The problem i am having is that it won't pass Parameter 6. (I guess i should feed it more bran) After testing and seeing failures,...  View more

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Since we are asking silly questions

In Casper remote, is there a way to move from 'tab' to tab without using the mouse? I can Find a computer with Cmd-FI can move up and down the found list with the arrow keysI can select and deselect a computer with the spacebar. How can i move over t...  View more

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Silly Question

Is there a way to send out a default web address to Firefox? Safari picked it up via imaging, but Firefox did not. Thanks!Kathie IorizzoLower School TechnicianThe Latin School of Chicagokiorizzo at latinschool.org312.582.6136  View more

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nerds unite! script help!

Hi- Perhaps an über script geek can lend me a hand... throwing up the bat- signal... From the command line, I'd like to remove an account's admin privs. It's easy enough with dscl . -delete /Groups/admin GroupMembership <> However, I'd like to build ...  View more

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Smart Notebook software & composer

We've had no success building a package of the Smart Notebook 10 software(drivers and tools) using Composer. Either we get an error related tohdutil, or we successfully build a package only to have it freeze whiletrying to update the software on firs...  View more

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correct way to remove admin rights

Hi- I need a way to script the removal of a local account's admin rights. The way that came to mind is to use dscl . -delete /Groups/admin GroupMembership <> Does this look correct? 2. Is there a better/more correct way? Thanks j---Jared F. NicholsDe...  View more

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Adobe plugins

What is the best way to distribute or install with policy Adobe plugins, Shockwave and Flash?Use the package that Adobe made and drop it in Casper Admin or Build your package?  View more

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Deleting a Cached Package

Hey Jason, Im not in front of one of our machines at the moment, but if memory serves, yu can find the cached packages under /Library/Application Support/JAMF/Waiting Room/ Deleting the from that directory will remove them from being run as cached pa...  View more

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Deleting a Cached Package.

I cached CS4 and installed it yesterday. Today I cached Final Cut Pro and had Casper Remote installed the cached package, it installed CS4 over again and then Final Cut Pro after. How do I delete the previous Cached package or am I doing something wr...  View more

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Lotus Sametime

Has anyone ever packaged Lotus Sametime ? It doesn't adhere to any standards as far as a Mac installer goes. Having some trouble if anyone's run into it. Thanks j---Jared F. NicholsDesktop Engineer, Infrastructure & OperationsInformation Services Dep...  View more

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Authenticated Self Service

What method does Self Service use to authenticate users? Some of my users can log in with their creds, some can't. My JSS doesn't have any settings for LDAP. Jeffrey A. StraussDepartment of Educational TechnologySystems AdministratorLoyola High Schoo...  View more

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Adobe CS4.... install stuff

When recently discussing CS4, someone mentioned getting one large image from Adobe. Is that the Creative Suite 4 Deployment Toolkit from Adobe that you are using? Peter  View more

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Run Command

Looking for command for Sophos anti virus to run 'Update Now'  View more

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10.6 and casper tools

Hi- Don't know if anyone was curious, but all of the administrative casper 6.01 apps work fine under Snow Leopard... been using them that way for months. j---Jared F. NicholsDesktop Engineer, Infrastructure & OperationsInformation Services Department...  View more

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Software vetting (was DVD authorization)

Honestly thought, as engineers, is something that we need to be aware of and not just in VLCs case. Part of the vetting process of whether an application is distributed should include a look at the EULA and at least a skimming of any potential legal ...  View more

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permissions on a partition

I have a computer lab setup where I have a partition where students can save documents that will survive the nightly re-imaging. However, by default the partition has rw permissions for root only. How is the preferred way, or where is the best place,...  View more

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Compiled Configuration

Hi All, For those that are interested. Ive been testing complied configurations, and thou they take a while to compile the are defiantly worth it. My core student configuration is 97GB, this is due to Final Cut, and Logic which academics require is i...  View more

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DVD authorization

Does anyone have a policy that would set the region code for DVD Player, on 10.5.x? Thanks,Robert  View more

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/etc/authorization

Anybody allow standard users to control Time Machine via /etc/authorization mods? I can't find any obvious keys to allow this to happen... Jeffrey A. StraussDepartment of Educational TechnologySystems AdministratorLoyola High School of Los Angeles190...  View more

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Disabling Bonjour in iChat?

Has anyone been successful in disabling Bonjour in iChat? I know how todisable bonjour system wide, but I only want to deny its use in iChat. Iknow that the setting is not stored in any of the ichat plists, and waswondering if anyone knows of an Mana...  View more

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software update not delaying reboot

Hi- I've had reports of some people losing work because the softwareupdates that were forced down never prompted them that they were goingto reboot and that they needed to save their work. I've got thepolicy set up to prompt them that it's going to r...  View more

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Size of NetInstall Set

Are the NetInstall set created from Casper NetInstall Creator suppose to be 8 GB and more ? I remember the ones created off NetRestore were around 1.8 GB. I think the size of this NetInstall image is dragging down my mac when they are all booting off...  View more

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Casper NetInstall Image Creator

I'm trying to create a NetInstall image using the Casper tools. We've previously done this using Apple's image creator, and this always worked fine, but now I'm trying to use Composer to make the initial image, and then the NetInstall Image Creator t...  View more

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Pushing large packages

Anyone deploying Adobe CS4 Design and Final Cut Studio 2 and running into the jobs stalling ? I will use Casper Remote to install Adobe CS4 or Final Cut Studio 2 in a lab of 21 Macs, the logs says its installing but it will never complete. Tried leav...  View more

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Adobe CS4 Individual Installer

I have a big dmg file for CS4 Design Premium.I then create an Adobe Installer out of the dmg file and all is workingwell.But now I need to create installer for each individual application.  View more

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Self Service Question

Is there a away to offer a self service policy to only one specified local user, such as the "admin", and not any other user account? Thanks,Cindi StarrRapid City Area Schools? Computer Support Specialist  View more

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Questions regarding Multicast.

Hi everyone, I'm in the process of migrating everything over to Casper. I'm in that in-between phase where I haven't had the chance to create all of my individual packages yet, so for the moment I'm still deploying "NetRestore Style" monolithic image...  View more

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Upgrading from 10.4.11 to 10.5.8?

If I want to upgrade several computers to Leopard, is it best to do thismanually with the install DVD, or is there a way to use Composer/CasperImaging to do this upgrade? Would I snapshot the new OS (new & modified) orcreate an OS package?TatianTatia...  View more

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Casper Admin not showing file names

I have a problem with Casper Admin where the file name column of the tableis blank.I've run into this problem before, and a restart fixed it.Not this time, however.It's been like this for 2 days.Anyone has a fix for this?Thanks. Tony S. WuIT Internto...  View more

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