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Jamf Pro 10.39.1 Now Available

Hello Jamf Nation,Today we are releasing Jamf Pro 10.39.1. To learn more about this release and the product issues it addresses, please read the Jamf Pro 10.39.1 release notes here. Cloud Upgrade ScheduleYour Jamf Pro server, including any free sandb...  View more

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Jamf Pro 10.40.0 Beta is Now Available!

Hey Jamf Nation,We're pleased to announce Jamf Pro 10.40, which has a huge amount of enhancements and fixes we think you're going to love! Deployment status is now viewable for App Installers, removing the need to create a patch report. Additionally,...  View more

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Error NetBooting

Hit a snag while trying to reconfigure our NetBoot procedure today and washoping someone has seen this before.. Currently we have been making our NetBoot images using Mac OS X Server toolsand the booting of client machines has been working fine. Howe...  View more

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video of our dual boot management

So, I know a lot of you probably had read a past email about us managing a dual boot image in OS X and allowing managed users to dual boot between OS X and Windows XP professional while keeping the machine completely managed. We couldn't have done it...  View more

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Sus not working

Check the plist being hosted by the web directory. See if the fqdn matches. You might need to do a changeipaddress command.--sent via a blackberry  View more

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software update server, what I am doing wrong?

So, I have a SUS set up with static IP and FQDN, and it resolves and I made it part of the open directory. In WGM I assigned all groups to the SUS, by IP and when I run software update it shows it connecting to the IP of the server but says no update...  View more

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Adobe Air

Hi, I have made an image to install Adobe Air and that seemed to work well. The problem is, the Macs won't see it. I have an application, but it looks like a terminal window. If I do double click it will ask me which app to run it with. How can I ins...  View more

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Aperture2

Having difficulties creating a package for Aperture2.I found out from Apple that the software looks to the MAC address forindividual serialization. I have a volume license and would like to be ableto deploy this without having to serialize each machi...  View more

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NetInstalls for new, out-of-the-box systems?

We're just getting ready for our Jump Start with JAMF next week and puttingtogether a lab of a couple of dozen new Intel iMacs. We're having troublewith the NetBoot process. We have had the image on the Casper server and alocal distribution point. Bu...  View more

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root account(feature request?)

I've thought about this for quite some time now and it's not a big deal but would anyone else benefit from having the option to fill the root account when you fill existing users?? Also, I think that the fix ByHost files should fix the root ByHost fi...  View more

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help with netboot override

Help pls chaps, Background - I have 2 netboot servers running a Casper netinstall image for imaging my macs, the image is load balanced between the 2 servers, i.e it has the same ID and is the same netinstall image. It is set as the default image on ...  View more

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Netinstall Image Creator Problem

Has anyone used the Casper Netinstall Image Creator? Everytime I use it, and have it save to the Netboot folder, all it does us create a nbi folder with a pref file in it and that's it. If I have it save onto the desktop, it creates the dmg as it sho...  View more

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Windows Recon

I can run recon locally on all macs OK, but not on our Windows XP boxes - it just complains of not being able to locate the server....any ideas what could be wrong? I have a plain-vanilla install of XP with recon 6.01 on it...no dice. Thanks,j  View more

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printers - authentication required

We had a lab printer go offline for a period of time. During this time some of the computers in the lab attempted to print. Somehow this stopped the print que. When the print que is stopped and a student attempts to print they can addthe job to the q...  View more

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server performance

Hi, what is maximum bandwidth you guys get from you Xserves, my networks tell me I can never get more that 480MB/sec from my XServer no matter what NIC i have in it. Do any of you guys get more than that? Regards Criss Criss MyersSenior Customer Supp...  View more

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MacBook Air (MBA)- Printing Issues

Does anyone on the list have MBAs in their environment? If so, any issuesprinting? I'm using a 10.5.4 image built on MBP 2.6 using retail OSinstaller. I can setup print queues but when I send a print job it getsstuck in the queue with a message it'll...  View more

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software update server

I have one in place, and have a self service policy set to ongoing that will set the server and install all updates, and I have the server set in my JSS and have it set as default update server on all of my network segments. Yet when I run software u...  View more

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self service supports HTML

I don't know if you all were aware of this, but I am downloading open source software and making optional self service installs. I wanted to create links to the license type and to the software's main page so the end user could view them before insta...  View more

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User Environment for group of users

We've started preparing for our online testing deployment and I'd like to trigger installs of software and user environment settings based on a login of certain users or a group of users. For example, when "testing1" logs in who is a member of the AD...  View more

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killing processes

So we're creating some small scripts to kill processes off before upgrades via self-service... Since I've been in cocoa land for awhile, I'm not sure what it means when you see a "_psn_xxxxxxx" after a process. Of course, those are the ones that wont...  View more

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Mass edit of Location information - Inventory

Hi, I was wondering if there is a way to mass edit location information formachines. I have some labs that I want to tag against a business owner ofthe equipment and don't want to edit each one individually if I can help it. Chris  View more

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Distribution Point - Update Now

Is there a way to force an immediate update of a and/or the distributionpoint(s)? I determined I can set a schedule for the next available 15 minutes, butthat kind of seems like a hinky way to do it - I was hoping there was abutton I could push somew...  View more

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Removing entries from Search paths

Does anyone know how to remove entries from the Contacts search policy in Directory Utility from the command line? I can remove entries from the Authentication search policy, but not Contacts. Thanks, Jeffrey A. StraussDepartment of Educational Techn...  View more

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Reset Printing System from Command Line?

Is anyone familiar with a way to run the Reset Printing System from thecommand line? Since OSX 10.5 requires an administrator password just to addand remove printers, I'm building a Self Service package that our end userscan use and I'd like to inclu...  View more

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dmg vs pkg

Hi All, Which is better for perfomance and speed during delivery ? A dmg package or a pkg package? I notice that when i convert a pkg to a dmg it was much much bigger Cheers Criss Criss MyersSenior Customer Support Analyst (Mac Services)Apple Certifi...  View more

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AD binding issues

OK, so this time it's an AD binding issue: Can I delete the /Active Directory/All Domains entry from my Authentication and Contacts search policies in Directory Utility with Casper? Every time I test my binding procedure, duplicate AD entries are dis...  View more

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Creating .dmg from .pkg

Hi all, Can I use the convert function in Composer to create a distributable .dmg from a .pkg file I've created? If so, how do I do it? Just point Composer to the .pkg and hit go? Thanks! Jeffrey A. StraussDepartment of Educational TechnologySystems ...  View more

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Distribution Point

Hi, We are setting up a remote site with approx. 30 machines that will need management through Casper. We obviously want those machines managed from a local distribution point at the facility, but does that machine have to be running a server version...  View more

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2 part question - Software update server and MySQL

First and easiest question I have set up a SUS and it is now currently caching downloads. It has a static IP and FQDN. I have it set as the default SUS in all network segments. Now, I can go into WGM in our open directory and apply the Software Updat...  View more

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Active Directory and Recon Inventory

Hi all We currently are getting all of our Mac and PC running recon withoutproblem. However I am wanting to get a username against our PC assets thatshow up in the inventory. Has anyone done this or have any ideas how to goabout it? Appreciate it. Ja...  View more

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