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Jamf Pro 11.5.0 Beta is Now Available

Hello Jamf Nation!We have several exciting new features including new Login functionality, Managed Software Updates enhancements, Packages page redesign, and more! You can find more information in the release notes when you enroll.Starting with the J...  View more

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Having problem with script to setwebproxy

I am look for some help with a script I am trying to run that will turn on Airports web proxy, add the domain and port and turn on authentication and the corresponding username/password. I want to have the proxy authentication to happen blind to user...  View more

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Get and Rename Computer Name Interactively

Guys, I am looking for something similar. I already have a rather basic script that returns, ComputerName, LocalHostName, and HostName. Now, I want to add to the script, with interactive function. Enter the "new" ComputerName (which will then also be...  View more

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Get and Rename Computer Name Interactively

Guys, I am looking for something similar. I already have a rather basic script that returns, ComputerName, LocalHostName, and HostName. Now, I want to add to the script, with interactive function. Enter the "new" ComputerName (which will then also be...  View more

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[OT] Outlook email archiving OLM / PST

Got a bit of an off topic question. Does outlook 2011 have a PST equivalent? I see OLM file, but I'm not overly familiar with that file format. Our email department is putting hard limits on mailbox sizes. The Outlook 2007/2010 users setup a PST file...  View more

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Patch Management Ideas

So far the idea is to run updates via this script softwareupdate -i -r at login, one day a week, and give the users about 15 minutes to reboot. Half my users are offsite, so I don't think there's much value in a dedicated software update server at th...  View more

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Changing Shared Name

Hi All, I'm having issues changing a computer's shared name through all Terminal commands I can find online, as well as through Casper. When I change the computer name in the JSS, the change is reverted after an inventory update is given. Does anyone...  View more

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FileVault 2 Lag with Cached Active Directory Accounts

Does anyone have an issue with a 30-45 second lag when trying to log into a FV2 encrypted system with a cached AD account? I'm trying to figure out if its possible to reduce this lag somehow. If the Mac is plugged into the network, we are able to log...  View more

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Help Creating Dock Configuration Profiles

Hi All, Have any of you been successful in Casper 8.62 creating and using configuration profiles in the JSS to manage Docks Applications and Dock Items for OS X 10.8 computers? I go to Management -> Configuration Profiles -> Add Profile -> Create a C...  View more

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Add URL's to Self Service

I would like to add URL's to self service to be on the left hand corner of the page when a user opens self service is there any way I can do this on Casper? Thanks!!Nicholas  View more

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Recon hanging on Finding Extension Attributes

Recently, our 10.8 users have been complaining of computers being stuck at "Checking Policies" and not shutting down. In my investigation, I found that running a recon seems to hang on Finding extension attributes (that's what happens when ssh'd in o...  View more

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Casper demo and CCA course/exam.

Hello. Is there a downloadable demo for the Casper suite? I'd rather have some hands-on experience rather than watching videos. Also, I'm planning on taking the CCA course and exam but I don't have experience with Casper, hence why I am asking for a ...  View more

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How to get user name in reports?

I began a thread a while ago but I can't access my old post. When I view in the inventory page in our JSS web portal I see the following columns. computer name | Managed | OS | IP | Model | Serial number Now, I've added the following columns: Usernam...  View more

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Unable to access Home Folder on exchange server

JAMF Nation I have users running 10.7 and 10.8 that are unable to access there home folder. We running server 2008 R2 32bit. Any OS that is prior to 10.7 is working properly. Has anyone else run into this issue? Thanks, Jon  View more

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Installer via command line

This is a question about the installer command. I am trying to install a vendor's .pkg by placing it in /tmp and using a postflight script to install it. (The software is Tivoli Endpoint Manager aka BigFix Agent.) The installer command in the postfli...  View more

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launchJAMFHelper..

Does anyone know what options are available for the undocumented verb 'jamf launchJAMFHelper'? The only thing I'm aware of now is the -path option.  View more

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Java install and plugin enable

I'm hoping to find a way to install the Java runtime on OS X 10.7-10.8 and enable the web plugin, all using non-GUI methods. I have a whole lab to do and and don't really want to have to sit on each computer to do this! I have tried to use the .pkg f...  View more

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PreStage scope priorities: mac address vs network segment

My site is using Casper 8.61, and we have two types of computers that come through. Loaners, which should be imaged automatically, and client machines, which should log in but not image automatically. I've created two PreStage rules. One based on mac...  View more

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NetSUS Woes: still looks at Apple

Hi!A colleague set up a NetSUS server a while ago, and it seemed to work. however, we soon noticed that it worked, but not according to plan. Now it seems that jamf sets the correct SUS: when I'm looking at a computer and do defaults read /Library/Pr...  View more

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Outlook 2011 SP2 - Exchange Setup Script Issues

Hello, I posted this message over on Mac Enterprise, but I thought I might get some success by posting here as well. I have been using William Smith's fantastic script and guide flawlessly with deploying Office 2011 SP1 to our users via Casper. After...  View more

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#K12 iPad Web Clip Folders

Hi All, I'm wanting to create an iPad "image" that includes a folder that contains several webclip icons. I tried restoring an encrypted iTunes backup of an iPad where I created a folder of web clips, but that didn't work. I tried making a Supervised...  View more

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