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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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Wireless authentication & Active Directory logins

Hi,We have several mobile shared iBook and MacBook carts in our campus'swireless network, and all students and faculty use Active Directoryaccounts. We're implementing the 'Golden Triangle' setup of having Macclients authenticate users with the Activ...  View more

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Byhost issue?

Howdy all, OK, hopefully this is an easy one. Working on our new 10.5 image, and when we push out a fresh image to a test box (while netbooted), I can't get Software Update to stick (in the Off position) for any user (1admin, 2 managed). Don't think ...  View more

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Not a valid JSS

Hi All, Ive used autorun on a number of mac this week and last, and now when i try to autorun to image a mac i get "The server that Casper received data from does not appear to be a valid JSS....." It gets to this after the check for autorun and "Gat...  View more

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Default PDF Viewer

Hi All!I need to force all user profiles to open PDFs by default in Adobe Reader (8.12).I cannot seem to make this stick.I have tried adding the launchservices.plist as a package, and also editing the file on my OS package (10.4.11 PPC)both in the lo...  View more

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boot camp commands on windows

Is anyone running any kind of scripts or hooks with in the windows side that use boot camp? Like, how would you force someone in windows to change the default boot volume back to OS X and reboot the system? Thanks, Thomas LarkinTIS DepartmentKCKPS US...  View more

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Adding to First Run script

Is there a way to add to the First Run script permanently? I want to add some shell commands to the script that run every time I re-image a machine. Right now I am just setting Casper to not restart and then manually editing the script, but I'd rathe...  View more

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Issues with scripts and Adobe installers...

I have been having some interesting issues lately with scripts in Casper andthe adobe installers (not sure if these are related or not). When a policy tries to run the script I get an error that 'Error: The scriptcould not be found.' I have had this ...  View more

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More : CS3 Strategies

We are looking at doing a lot of deployment of Adobe CS3 this summer. I've read some of the various strategies that people are using here on the mailing list as well as the manual and knowledge base article. There seems to be lots of different opinio...  View more

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Add Dashboard to Dock?

Sorry if this is a basic question. When I attempt to add Dashboard to the Dock items, it shows up in Casper Admin as an app, but has nothing for the name and nothing for the path to the app. Does someone have a workaround for this? Thanks,Eric Anders...  View more

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Adobe Reader 9.0 pkg

So I see that the new Adobe Reader 9 installers are in Apple Package format. (But why not Universal I have no idea.)Has anyone tried rolling one of these packages out with Casper ? Does it work ? Although they are in Apple .pkg formatsomething does s...  View more

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imaging behind NAT

So For our summer imaging project I am running into a few snags. We have pulled a server out of our server room that was extra and are making a mobile imaging cart to take out to all of our laptops. Well, since every building is on different VLANs we...  View more

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10.5.4 update hung

Hi, I just tried to roll out the 10.5.4 combo pkg, but the install hung on updating receipts. I rebooted the machine and it did say 10.5.4 was install ok, but I don't trust it. Has anyone else seen this? Best wishes Michael  View more

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help - cant add computers to the jss

Ive recently installed casper and jss to a server I cannot add any computers to the jss, ive tried via quickadd package remote scan and local in recon It says added successfully but when i go to the web interface and search the inventory no computers...  View more

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Casper and Undercover

I've seen a few posts about using Casper in combination withComputrace/LoJack, but does anyone here have any experience with Undercoverby Orbicule? We're looking into using that in our installation, and I waswondering if anyone out there had any advi...  View more

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Keychains

Hey All- When you are making your base OS images do you delete the keychains? I just noticed when testing a 10.5.4 one that when I open Safari it asked me to unlock a login keychain. I looked in Keychain Access and there is a "Safari Forms Auto-Fill"...  View more

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Add printers without admin rights

We are currently rolling out Macbook Pros to mobile users that need theability to add printers on their own when in not company locations. We arenot wanting to give these users admin rights. Has anyone been able toproduce a script or a package that w...  View more

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Dual booting Macbooks!!!!

Due to powers that be it looks like I must load Windows on all of our Macbooks for one piece of software. This is a critical piece of software that our users need and there is no alternative, for a long story short. So, the software company that is i...  View more

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License Information Not Traveling to Images

Hi, we're relatively new to this whole imaging thing, our Jump Start endedyesterday, and we've run into a problem that looks like it's bound to repeatitself with other software. We're running Graphic Converter under a site license. In the old days, w...  View more

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MPKG's

Hello all, I feel as if I should know this, but admittedly, I do not... Is there a good method to follow for deploying MPKG's? In particular, thenew XML File Format Converter from Microsoft, or any of their otherupdaters? Part two of this, is what ab...  View more

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BASC and CompuTrace installers

Has anyone had any luck with creating a package for either of theseprograms? BASC is what our psychologists use for testing and CompuTrace is lojackfor laptops. For some reason BASC will only install/update if the user is an admin. The CompuTrace ins...  View more

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New computers not properly entering smart groups

Hello all, I was wondering if anyone had experienced computers not entering intosmart groups properly? For example we just received some new macbooks that we imaged with afreshly built 10.5.3 base, the image went well and everything laid downexcept f...  View more

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Juniper VPN Client

Hey, Has anyone taken a crack at creating an install for the Juniper Client? Paul AustinWachoviaInformation TechnologyEnterprise Strategy and Design704-427-0903paul.austin at wachovia.com  View more

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Firefox Plug-ins

Does anyone know how to install plug-ins (Add-ons) for Firefox using Casper? It seems like the path that Firefox uses to store the plug- ins is: ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/ xxxxxxxx.default/extensions/ [where: xxxxxxx = randomly g...  View more

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Casper v the others

Hello Casper Community, I have been asked to put a report together on the Pros and Cons of Casper v Filewave, LANrev, RADmind and LANDesk. Has anyone done such a thing? Rather than spend months doing this when we will almost certainly go with Casper,...  View more

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Recon on a PC using group policy

Has anyone been successful in getting recon to run on a PC using a grouppolicy? We have tried but it never really seems to report back. Rich DagelSenior Technology Specialist Landor Associates1001 Front StreetSan Francisco, CA 94111United States415 3...  View more

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binary question

If I wanted to create a new installer package with all my serversettings for the clients, how would I do so? When we set up everythingJosh did it for us. I want to create a new package that has the newestbinary for Leopard 10.5 and is set to our serv...  View more

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Local KDC and imaging: Feature Request

Hmm, an almost deafening silence on this one. Well, I wonder if it On 16 Jun 2008, at 16:35, James Partridge wrote:would be a good feature to add in to Casper to reset the LKDC at image creation time and/or post-imaging. Just for clarification I disc...  View more

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Local KDC and imaging

I was wondering what strategies, if any, people were following to deal with possible problems with the local KDC caused by imaging 10.5 Macs and binding them to a directory service. I have in mind the specific problem described at . Is anyone resetti...  View more

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Quark 7 install issues

Hi Guys, Hope you can shed some light on a install issue I am having. I've created a quark install image in composer by creatingthe before & after snapshots. The install is for Quark 7.2 PPC, when running the installthrough Casper it takes about 15 s...  View more

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hidden users in 10.5

Since we are migrating into 10.5 I want to set up a few local hiddenuser accounts. 1 for local administration by the IT staff and the otherfor all the casper stuff. Before I would just create the user, move itto a different directory, change and appl...  View more

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