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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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SoundStudio3

Has anyone had to deploy the app SoundStudio3 by FreeVerse? If I type in the registration information for one user, log out andlogin as another user, the "10-uses or register" appears. I called thecompany and they said that each user has to type in t...  View more

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Using $1, $2, $3 etc...

Does anyone know if there is documentation anywhere on Using $1, $2, $3in scripts to cycle through the users etc.... I know this has beendiscussed a bit before but in digging around the KB and the resource kitI can find it in use but would like to re...  View more

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Xcode

Has anyone distributed Xcode through Self Service? Just wondering if the mpkg is handled ok. Thanks j---Jared F. NicholsDesktop Engineer, Infrastructure and OperationsInformation Services DepartmentMIT Lincoln Laboratory244 Wood StreetLexington, Mass...  View more

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Casper NetInstall creator

Any tips on creating a Casper NetInstall image? I'm using theirNetInstall Image creator 2.02. I was hoping this tool would be build a NetInstall image similar to howNetRestore does, but this doesn't seem to be the case. Building my Casperinstall imag...  View more

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load balancing distribution points

Hi Peps I am now testing multiple distribution points, up to now I have only had 1 JSS server but i am testing out 2 brand new xserves to test a possible new setup. I have setup server 1 as a JSS and Distribution point I have setup server 2 as a Dist...  View more

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SMART status

Is there a good way to make a smart group based on SMART status of just the boot drive? I can do the smart status, but if someone has a disk image mounted or external disk mounted, my flag of "is not" verified will get tripped. Is it limitable to the...  View more

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self service command to mount share as current user?

I am looking at the jamf mount command and I want it to map a certain share via self service as the current logged in user. However, I want it to wait for the user to input their password, then once it mounts the share I want it to launch an applicat...  View more

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Imaging vs remote

I have a timing question....I am going to be imaging teacher laptops - I can wipe them clean and havecreated all my packages to reinstall. When I image one - or two - or even three at a time it takes about 20minutes start to finish - for the image pr...  View more

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Adobe Flash Player

For some odd reason I can install Flash via ARD and locally, but not using Casper....well, it actually installs, but every browser refuses to acknowledge the plugin. I've checked permissions and structure...everything seems OK. Anyone have any histor...  View more

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Permissions issue

I have this issue: Some of my users are connecting to their home directories, which are on Windows machines, using the Connect To Server dialogue box in the Go menu of the Finder. In some cases, they're not connecting directly to their directory, but...  View more

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Check for Open Firmware

Is there a way to check if Open Firmware is enabled on managed machines? Jeffrey A. StraussDepartment of Educational TechnologySystems AdministratorLoyola High School of Los Angeles1901 Venice Blvd.Los Angeles, Ca 90006(213) 381-5121 x265 Please cons...  View more

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restricted software

So, I am just now getting around to updating some restricted software through Casper. I want it to kill and delete skype. Before I was using the find command and a script but I think that flooded my database with a bunch of jibberish in the log files...  View more

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Unable to uninstall package

I have a package (dmg) I want to uninstall on a few computers. I haveindexed the package but the option to uninstall still dose not show up. Ihave tried reindexing and saving the file but have not had any luck. Rich DagelSenior Technology Specialist ...  View more

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Running script as current user

Hi- Is there a way to run a script as the currently logged in user instead of root? What I want to do is have the software update background check run, do the auto download and then prompt the user that updates are ready for install. I can do this wi...  View more

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Sophos AV install question

Hi, I am in the process of building packages to use with our brand spanking new Casper Suite. I have run into a couple of problems but I'm going to post them one at a time and try and get some feedback on them individually.We use Sophos AV and I have...  View more

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Trolling the Logs

Greetings. Feel free to scroll down to my (somewhat generic) question that comes after a bunch of specific pre-amble. We (still) have an issue where students are unable to authenticate, which does not seem to be tied to which machine they are using o...  View more

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Battery Capacity?

Hello, 2 Questions: 1) In JSS, for each computer, there is a entry called "Battery Capacity" -- what exactly is this? It shows any where from 98% - 109% 2) Is there anywhere that it collects "Cycle count" for the installed battery? Thanks----------Br...  View more

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Deploying .app packages

Hey All- I received a package from a developer but it was saved as a .appfile. Can Casper deploy .app files? Has anyone tried this? Thxjon -- Jonathan H. Smith | Sr. Systems Engineer | Genentech | office: 650-225-4968| mobile: 650-302-6985 | smith.jo...  View more

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Imaging Problems - Permissions

Hi All, First of all, my apologies if this has previously been discussed in the casper-request forum, however I've searched though a year or so worth of emails and haven't found the topic raised. This is probably nothing more than me missing a simple...  View more

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 6

Hey Casper listers... I am new to Casper (we just bought and installed a couple weeks ago) and I am having difficulty with Photoshop Elements. If I use the "Adobe" method in Casper Admin, I add the dmg and go to the 'options tab' and select "this is ...  View more

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possible to image with no JSS?

I think this has been covered before, but is there a way to netboot and image with out the server being able to connect to the JSS? Just curious... Thanks  View more

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Smart group by boot volume name?

Is there any way to create a group by boot volume name? In the inventory details it displays the name, but I don't see where I can add it for a smart group. Jeffrey A. StraussDepartment of Educational TechnologySystems AdministratorLoyola High School...  View more

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Network users can't access Documents

In testing the final steps before imaging 700 Macs, I found that my test users can't access their own Documents folder. It gives an "insufficient access privileges" error. They're pretty heavily managed with WGM, but I hadn't noticed this problem dur...  View more

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time bomb accounts - exchange program

Greetings. This only peripherally addresses your question, and goes against what you said about re-assigning computers, but I thought you'd find it interesting as a different approach. The idea was synthesized from two facts: 1) the techs didn't like...  View more

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time bomb accounts on a smart group

So, the last two years of our 1:1 has been fun. There is one problem that I have though that takes up a lot of my time and there is no good solution. That is when I give out a spare laptop to a user while theirs is in for repair. These laptops are in...  View more

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10.4 vs 10.5 server for test environment

Hi- I'm going to be setting up a test environment on a second xserve. Basically, another JSS. 2 questions about this: The hardware I have available has 10.4 server on it. Is there that much of a difference, that I should go with the cost of upgrading...  View more

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Self Service network port

Hi- I was looking over this article:http://www.jamfsoftware.com/kb/article.php?id=034 I noticed that it doesn't mention specifically what port Self Service uses to communicate with the JSS. I'm assuming that since it's using HTTP rendering for most o...  View more

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KVMs

Sorry for the off-topic post, but I figured that this is a group that wouldhave some information and opinions on the subject.I have inherited some aging data centers, and I'm trying to update them. Doyou have a brand/model of rackmount, Xserve friend...  View more

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