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Jamf Pro 10.41.0 Beta 2 now available!

Hey Jamf Nation!We've just released Jamf Pro 10.41.0 Beta 2. This is our compatibility release with the new operating systems coming from Apple this fall. There are a number of updated or new keys, a GSX Update, and updates to the Azure AD migration ...  View more

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Jamf Pro 10.40.1 Now Available

Hello Jamf Nation, Today we are releasing Jamf Pro 10.40.1. To learn more about this release and the product issues it addresses, please read the Jamf Pro 10.40.1 release notes here. Cloud Upgrade Schedule Your Jamf Pro server, including any free san...  View more

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Deploy Software to Currently Logged in User

Is there a way in to deploy packages/DMG's (created via Composer) with Casper Remote and install the /Users/username files only to the currently logged-in user on the machines to which you deploy said package? I know I could just fill existing users,...  View more

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Managed Preferences for PAC file

Hi All, I'm trying to set up managed preferences to point all of my Macs at aProxy server via a PAC file. Does anyone out there have any experiencewith this or maybe a different way to achieve the same goal? Actually,now that I think of it this could...  View more

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Survey: JSS Server Environment

Hi everybody- We're getting very close to the release of Casper Suite 7.2, but have stumbled upon an issue that wasn't foreseen. The 7.2 version of the JSS requires Java 6, but unfortunately, Apple only makes Java 6 available for 64-bit Intel process...  View more

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Summary reporting?

I'm sure there's a simple way to pull this but can someone help me to determine how many Macs updated their system updates successfully? I have 300 clients do a weekly check on Tuesday, then the next 300 Wednesday, etc. Is there any easy way to pull ...  View more

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Packaging Final Cut Studio

All, I have been trying without success to package the Final Cut Studio suite. I have tried to package JUST Final Cut and this hasn't been any better. Essentially, I am able to grab the users data, but when it comes back down from the server and I op...  View more

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issue with Firefox 3.6 and Logs from Casper Remote

Hi , Since I updated to Firefox 3.6 I cannot longer open the Logs on Casper Remote after deploying packages.If I enable Safary as default web browser then it works Has anybody seen this? Any ideas how to fix it? Many thanks in advancecheers Carmelo L...  View more

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IP Address script with AppleScript dialog window

I whipped this up today and thought I would share. I threw it into Automator in a "Run Shell Script" action and saved it out asan application. Then I replaced the default *.icns file with something alittle more appropriate and pushed it out to /Appli...  View more

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Flash Player

Is there a way to determine if a user has an older version of the Flash Player so that I can determine if they need the most current version? My problem is that some users may be running the 10.1 beta and the version I want to push out is 10.0.45.2. ...  View more

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Creating separate packages for iLife 09 apps

Has anyone created separate packages for the ilife apps ? I see composer has diffs for iDVD, iWeb, Garageband, iPhoto, but wheres iMovie ? I preferably need a package for just iMovie? Jason Kong  View more

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distribution point...

Hi, Does anyone know how one could retrieve a machine's default distributionpoint through shell? I can't find a way using the jamf binary and I don'treally want to query the jss database directly. John McLaughlinTechnical Support SpecialistNewton Pub...  View more

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Quicktime losing its pro status after imaging

Help.I've created a Final Cut Studio Pro dmg. After imaging a workstation we discovered that Quicktime Pro did not retain its pro status. Any ideas where this information is kept so it can be added to the image or removed from the Final Cut package f...  View more

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Error using ShowSUSUpdates.jsp report

I added the ShowSUSUpdates.jsp Custom report to my jss and I get this errorwhen I try and run it. There was an error processing your request. org.apache.jasper.JasperException: An exception occurred processing JSP page/WEB-INF/reporting/ShowSUSUpdate...  View more

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Change Default SUS Server

We have not upgraded our servers to 10.6 yet, but I have deployed several10.6 machines. As you know, you cannot use SUS on a 10.5 server to update a10.6 machine. So, that leaves me using the Apple SUS servers to pullupdates from. I've tried changing ...  View more

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Off-topic: Lifehacker article

In light of recent drama on the list (because that's as close to drama as we are ever gonna get), Lifehacker put up a nice article this morning on basic etiquette for email lists and forums. Tis a good, short read. Enjoy. http://lifehacker.com/547385...  View more

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Removing the install button in Self Service

Hi- Before I go diving in, has anyone removed the Install button from the listview in Self Service? I have a few choice items that I really want to makesure the user reads the description and if they click Install on the listview it circumvents me fr...  View more

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"missing bundle identifier"

Hi- Is anyone else getting these errors on logs? 010-02-17 05:41:05.114 installer[2482:3123] PackageKit: *** Missing bundleidentifier: /Library/Receipts/Flip4Mac Web Plugins.pkg This is one that I get frequently. I also get it for our Cisco VPN clien...  View more

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Ideal battery capacity alerts?

OK, so I'm finding it pretty slick I'm notifying my users when they have hard disks that are almost full, and hard disks throwing Failing for SMART status. I now want to alert users when their battery capacity is diminished to the point that they sho...  View more

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Mobile Recon question

Has anyone created a profile, then push it to an iPhone or iPhones? Once you have a profile installed, have you tried pushing a replacement profile to replace the initial one? We're looking to remove our Exchange profile for the iPhone and replace it...  View more

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custom queries using just mysql

Is anyone using just mysql to pull data from the jss? I'm trying to get a handle on mysql join syntax to grab details like "all computer names with these supported apps (list) and not in these departments (list)." So far, I'm spending more time learn...  View more

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policy frequency

Does anyone know if there is a way to set a custom time setting for policy frequency? Instead of every 30 minutes or once per a day, I would like a certain policy to execute say every 12 hours, or every 6 hours. I want it to check in more frequently ...  View more

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Macworld 2010

For those of you who were unable to attend Macworld this year, we've posted a brief movieoff our website highlighting some of the new features in the upcoming 7.2 release.Check it out, let us know what you think. -Lance --Lance OgletreeSystems Engine...  View more

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Update List of Restricted Software

It has been long time since I have updated my list of restricted software.I have listed below what I currently have. Would love any input as to appsto add to the list. Most of the black listed software is BitTorrentsoftware. Any other suggestions on ...  View more

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Deploying Epson 3800 Printers with Casper.

(Apologies if this has been sent to the list twice - I had some e-mail issues earlier today and I'm not sure if this went through properly.) Hi everyone, Has anyone had any luck packaging and deploying Epson 3800 printers? I created one package using...  View more

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running jss on linux in a vm

Is anyone currently running Casper's JSS on another platform, either on real or virtualized hardware? It seems easy enough to do as long as tomcat, mysql, and maybe a few other things are available. I'm mainly interested in doing this for testing but...  View more

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JSS Slow Response Times

Lately we've been having slow response times from our JSS, mostly whenrunning large queries.. In short I believe I need to bump up the MySQLmax Packet Size as the JSS Setup Util will only allow you to bump it upto 16M. Does anyone have a recommendati...  View more

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Packaging and deploying Epson 3800 printers.

Hi everyone, Has anyone had any luck packaging and deploying Epson 3800 printers? I created one package using a Composer snapshot for the Epson 3800 printer software. Then I added the network printer queue for the Epson 3800's to Casper Admin. For so...  View more

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