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Jamf Pro 10.42.1 Now Available

Today we are releasing a maintenance version of Jamf Pro. Jamf Pro 10.42.1 fixes the following product issues: [PI110600] Updated a third-party library to resolve a known vulnerability (CVE-2022-42889). [PI110632] The device inventory record no longe...  View more

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Jamf Pro 10.43.0 Beta is Now Available!

Hey Jamf Nation!We've just released Jamf Pro 10.43.0 Beta. This release includes enhancements to Device Compliance integration with Microsoft Endpoint Manager, a new FileVault 2 Personal Recovery Key Attribute, and several fixes and other enhancement...  View more

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Compiled Image not installing

Hi Everyone, We have a configuration that, by itself, works fine, a little slow for installation, but it works. We have tried to make it a compiled image in order to speed up the block copying process. Instead, the image will not install. It erases t...  View more

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LDAP Issue

For some reason our LDAP server seems to work on and off with the JSS. Does Casper Log this connection information anywhere so I can troubleshoot this? Anyone else had this issue before? Thanks!Noah SwansonImaging SpecialistEnterprise Desktop Service...  View more

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FR: Self Service Buttons and Text

Hello, Right now on the 'Featured' (Home) Self Service screen, or a categoryspecific screen that lists all the possible policies, you have the word'Install' at the end of the line. Attached a screen to make sure you knowwhat I'm talking about. Althou...  View more

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JSS Address

Hey All Just wondering if there is a simple way to update the JSS server address on all the clients?We first installed the JSS without DNS - so the clients all have an internal ip address as the JSS address. I would like to replace it with a fully qu...  View more

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Changing .nbi name

Hi Everyone, Happy Tuesday to all. When I started using the Casper imaging app for our imaging, I started out with the app being installed into an .nbi that shows up in startup disk as Snow Leopard. This isn't terribly descriptive, so I want to chang...  View more

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Final Cut Studio 3

I know that some people were having problems with this, and I don't knowif it was ever resolved. I was able to successfully deploy Final Cut Studio 3 with a Volume licensewith the method below. I don't know if it will work with a single userlicense. ...  View more

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Policy to update field in database

Hello All Have just upgraded to 7.2 - so hopefully my other query will resolve itself! My next query is, that I need to suck some data into the Casper database, so I can query it and spit out some reports.The data I want is, Firefox/Safari/etc histor...  View more

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help with a custom query

I'm trying to pull data from the JSS db to show the total number of instances of a given app within a department. I'd like a simple report, something like the licensed software totals but that includes three columns, possibly like: Department Applica...  View more

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Firefox 3.6.x

Hi, I just tried to install 3.6.2 over an old Firefox 3.5.x and found it just quit. After some investigation I have to delete profiles.ini. If I do that what are my users going to lose? I know they get a setup screen again, but are all the settings/b...  View more

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Entourage Setup Script

Try copying and pasting this into AppleScript Editor and see if that does what you want (changing myExchangeServer to what you want to set it to): property myExchangeServer : "my Exchange Server" tell application "System Events" tell application "Mic...  View more

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Firefox 3.6.2 fixed for opening Casper Remote Log

Dear allI just updated to Firefox 3.6.2 and the issue with old Firefox 3.6 that could not open any new window via an external application (like Casper Remote Show Log) looks like it has being fixed.could somebody else please confirm? thanks a lot, Ca...  View more

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Application Usage Logs

Dear All We are in the early days of our Casper Suite usage - and I am seeing that about 50 machines are not updating their Application Usage Logs. Well have never sent any info up.Any ideas why that might be? The machine connects up, and runs the in...  View more

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Retail DVD, Mac OSX with Casper Imaging - errors

Gang, I've hit an impasse and can't seem to use Casper Imaging withinstalling the 10.4.6 retail version of the OSX DVD. My goal: have asimple way to take deployed Macs and erase/re-image with the stockconfig that would come from using the DVD install...  View more

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Determine mail client usage

Is there an easy way to determine if our users are Mail.app users or Entourage users? We have Entourage deployed on every Mac and Mail.app comes with every Mac. We're trying to determine which users need the patches for Entourage quickly vs the users...  View more

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Odd Active Directory group behavior

Hi- Our new Macs with 10.6.2 are being deployed on our Active Directory domain.We're specifying in the AD-plugin group(s) that should be allowed toadminister the computer if a member logs in, such as our help desk and localIT folks (if a group is equ...  View more

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Run jamf displayMessage from user-run application?

Hi all, I'm building an Automator application that mounts a group of servers forsome of our creative users, but the script is using the bash smbclient,thus the user must have a Kerberos ticket. I'm checking for a Kerberos ticket like this: kerbTicket...  View more

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not binding at reboot

I am frequently having machines that aren't binding at reboot. It issomething that we have dealt with here for quite some time. Even before Icame to the organization in fact. The way we are doing binding is that there is an "At Reboot" script thatsim...  View more

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Run jamf displayMessage from user-runapplication?

Hi Tom, thanks for the idea! We are managing with Casper MCX, bound to AD, and using Kerberos tickets. I'm not even looking to pre-populate any data (actually in Kerberos everything should be pre-populated except for the user's password already). Jus...  View more

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Running JSS on a virtualized server?

Is anyone running the JSS on a virtualized server? We had some modestsuccess with our testing on a "real" test server, but since the JSS wasmigrated to an Xserve running multiple virtual servers under Fusion, we'vebeen unable to NetBoot/NetRestore wi...  View more

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defaults output data

I have a UNIX command I can feed to our Macs that returns value of 0 or 1. Using the defaults read command on a plist reports the output. I use awk to just show me that a machine has 0 or 1. My question is, is there a way to have Casper report that i...  View more

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Casper Admin Packages Read-Only

I am running Casper Suite 7.2 on Mac OS X Server 10.6.2 with a Mac OS X 10.6.2 client trying to run Casper Admin. After I authenticate (either as my self or admin), an error pops up saying, "The Packages folder appears to be read only. Casper Admin i...  View more

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Couple of interesting things happening

I'm at a loss as to how/why things are happening like they are on a fewmachines here, so I'll turn to the group and see if anyone else hasseen/dealt with some of these issues. 1) Mysterious missing administrator access.On a few machines (including 1 ...  View more

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create local user account at login

Hello everyone, I am new to your community so please excuse me if I am unfamiliar with the posting protocols. Here is my question: Does anyone have a script that can be implemented as a login-hook to create local accounts on the client computer? My d...  View more

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Portable Home Accounts Not Syncing

Hey, not a Casper question, but something that Jonah suggested I posted. I notice that there have been posts from other users using Portable Home Accounts and as such, can only think that others have had to work around this. I have configured a Golde...  View more

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Stuck Policies going nowhere

Howdy all, I have a policy called Force Recon {All Computers > Once per > triggered by every 5 mins (Scheduled task I made randomize by 1 minute runs as Root)}All this policy does is Update Inventory (Recon)I made this policy 24 hrs ago and been runn...  View more

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Facebook Group

Figure I'd see if anyone was interested in this. I'd be glad to see faces of the people I correspond with on this mailing list. Might be a good way to better network with another and share similar issues on this: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?v=w...  View more

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Passing a space "\ " in a variable for a sh

Hi all, Yep it's time for my daily question. This one should be easy!! We rename all our startup disks X. So I've written a little script to do this. It's basically; sudo -u $AdminUser -p $AdminPassword diskutil rename $CurrentVolumeName $NewVolumeNa...  View more

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Update: Auto reboots from Safari 4.0.5 update?

I created a policy similar to our Apple updating one and removed check for Apple updates and have instead make it install PGP Desktop which requires a reboot. So substitute one action for another but both require a reboot. Set to 600 minutes. The PGP...  View more

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