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Jamf Pro 10.42.0 Beta 2 is Now Available!!

Hey Jamf Nation!We've just released Jamf Pro 10.42.0 Beta 2. We've added support for Apple's Declarative Device Management along with a few refinements and fixes. Jamf Pro 10.42.0 Beta features many fixes and some exciting new enhancements including ...  View more

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Jamf Pro 10.41 Now Available

Hello Jamf Nation, Today we are releasing Jamf Pro 10.41. To learn more about this release and the product issues it addresses, review the release notes here. Cloud Upgrade Schedule Your Jamf Pro server, including any free sandbox environments, will ...  View more

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JSS user reporting user as admin dscl says no?

everyone, So a user has a true flag under their account in the JSS for the inventory of that machine, I will just copy/paste an example, sorry if it doesn't format correctly. User in the JSS shows this: Username Real Name UID Home Directory Home Dire...  View more

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QuickAdd Packages

I created a quickadd package using Recon - no special SSH restrictions or anything...which creates a new account. I can execute policies and such, so it does appear to be working, and I can login remotely via SSH, but cannot login to the OS (GUI) or ...  View more

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hidden account is inaccessible?

I created a hidden account using casper:sudo jamf createAccount -username macadmin -realname Mac Admin - password temppassword -home /Library/IT/macadmin/ -admin -hiddenUser ...the account and its directory appear to be created correctly, but I canno...  View more

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InstaDMG & Casper postmortem

Hi all, I thought I'd share some thoughts after exploring InstaDMG. I assume thatthose of you who are familiar with both Casper and InstaDMG will probablyagree, the two tools have a certain similarity in approach to the problem ofimaging. There was s...  View more

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Remote Control

Maybe a dumb question...Is there anyway a client can either be prompted to accept remote desktop or to see that someone is viewing/controlling them? I thought the Apple binoculars would reflect this but it doesn't appear to... j--Jared NicholsISD Inf...  View more

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Netboot and casper

Ok I did this in the past and for the life of me I cannot remember how. I am trying to create a netboot image. It will then autolaunch the Casper Imaging tool by placing it in my startup items of the netboot image. I got it all worked out up until......  View more

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Casper and One to One

Hello Everyone, I am going to throw this question out here and see if anyone isinterested. I work for a small K-12 school district in Park City, Utah. Weare looking at doing a one to one project starting in a year. We currentlyuse Casper for our lapt...  View more

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[Feature request] jamf mount -fileserver

I'm writing a simple script to use the silent install switch with Adobe CS4and would prefer to run the Setup application from a disk image on a server. We have about a dozen servers in as many locations and I'd like the scriptto be smart enough to co...  View more

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How to make PKG run at reboot

I was under the impression that if I put a pkg installer in a config that it would run at reboot but apparently I'm wrong about that. Does anyone know of a way to do this. I know I can create a custom trigger and a policy that will do the install, bu...  View more

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Computer Report

Hi all, I am trying to audit of all of my machines to gather MAC addresses for both ethernet and airport. So far I can only seem to pull ethernet addresses in my reports. I figure I must be missing something. Any ideas? Ron PrueTechnical ServicesNoah...  View more

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Offsite backup for Macs

Hi All, I was wondering if you all could suggest a good off-site backup solution forMacs. Are any of you using an off-site solution? Have a great Thanksgiving! Thanks, Gary -- Gary CollierIT AnalystQuestex Media GroupSanta Ana, CA714-338-6762 www.que...  View more

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CasperShare permissions

Hi- What are the proper permissions for the CasperShare? I'm getting the attached error and want to set them straight.Thanks!--Jared NicholsISD Infrastructure and Operations - Desktop EngineeringMIT Lincoln Laboratory244 Wood St.Lexington, MA 02420-9...  View more

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Script help

Hi- What's the best way to have a machine report its DAT anti-virus level? We use McAfee VirusScan 8.6.1, which stores its dats in /usr/local/vscanx/dats All I really need is an "ls" on that folder as the folders contained within "dats" are the dat l...  View more

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Printer installs

Hi- I made printer installations self-serviceable and it looks all well and good, but it's taking FOREVER to install a printer...I've tried it on 3 machines and I finally give up after 10 minutes. I figure I must be doing something wrong...--Jared Ni...  View more

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Casper Admin Configs

Is there a way to make a configuration "inactive"?? I want to keep a configuration but not allow any one to use, in fact I dont even want it showing up in the Casper Imaging app. Any bright ideas?? *Please note my phone numbers and email address have...  View more

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Packaging an account

Hey all,Since Leopard uses flat files for accounts, I was wondering if anyone hashad any luck in creating accounts on Leopard boxes via a package or script. I'd be eager to see what anyone might be doing with this. -Miles  View more

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Package Receipts

Hi- What exactly does Casper look for in regard to receipts? Should it list everything that's in /Library/Receipts? I have one machine in particular, I wanted to check if a piece of software was installed (our own internal package that just modifies ...  View more

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Permission problems when using FUT

Hey Guys When I deploy settings for the user specifically (system preference settingseg screensaver etc) and the machine is at the login screen. The preferencefiles will be added to the users preference folder but all the permissionsare wrong, the se...  View more

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Smart static groups

Is there a way to have a "static smart group?" Basically, I'm looking for a blend of a static and smart group. I have a group of 10 machines or so that I'm calling my "beta testing" group so I can try deployments and management out on them. I'd like ...  View more

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Script keeps deleting

Hi All- I have a script that I run for post-Office installation set in my office self service policy. Every few days, when I open Casper Admin, it's been deleted and appears in red "missing." If I go to the CasperShare mount in the scripts folder, su...  View more

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AD Binding Issues with 10.5

Is anyone having AD binding issues with the 10.5 migration? We have a number of laptops and workstations that need to be unbound and rebound consistently. Apple is working on the issue as an escalated ticket but I am not sure if it is just us or a pl...  View more

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CS4 Anyone?

I am starting to test CS4 and starting to look at deployment. I thought Ihad seen something from someone on the list about CS4, but I didn’t find it.Has anyone tried pushing CS4 with Casper, and if so how? I tried using thebuilt in method, but Casper...  View more

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Computer Name is not populating when imaging

Hi Folks! I am testing InstaDMG as a means of creating our base Mac OS X 10.5 image.Currently, I have it creating a fully patched 10.5.5 image and that image isin both our production Casper 5.13 system as well as our testing Casper 6.01system. This 1...  View more

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Nav scripts

I am trying out the scripts that came with the resource kit. I am veryhappy to have them. I am getting good feed back with the nav scan sayinghow many files where scan and if it found infected files and it shows up inthe policy log. Not getting any t...  View more

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Target="_blank"

Has anyone tried to open up a new web page from within Self Service? Is target="_blank" possible from inside Self Service to open a new browser window? Jeffrey A. StraussDepartment of Educational TechnologySystems AdministratorLoyola High School of L...  View more

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Percentage complete in Casper Remote?

Sometimes when we are installing packages in Casper Remote, we will see a percentage install (ex: "24% installed Office2004.dmg"). But not all the time. Does anybody know what the requirements are for this? The biggest complaint from all of my fellow...  View more

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Scripting help - Issue Solved

Happy to say problem solved. Wrong permissions! Not sure how this happened.Usually create my scripts in TextEdit and they typically default to 644 forpermissions. After creating the script I ran chmod +x which should change itto 755. My script was se...  View more

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Scripting help

Questions for scripting experts. I'm trying to run this as a script and forsome reason its not running. Here is what I've scripted. #!/bin/sh dsconfigad -groups "NAdomain admins,NAenterpriseadmins,NAby-r-corpworkstationadmin-wk-f,NAby-r-MacAdminUsers...  View more

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