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Jamf Pro 11.5.0 Beta is Now Available

Hello Jamf Nation!We have several exciting new features including new Login functionality, Managed Software Updates enhancements, Packages page redesign, and more! You can find more information in the release notes when you enroll.Starting with the J...  View more

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OT: Home / off site filtering products

A post here yesterday had me wondering for those of you who filter students (or staff I guess) off site - do you mind sharing product you use? How many mac clients do you have home filtering with the product, and is it stable? Does it handle reportin...  View more

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Push user accounts to multiple G5's

I have a G5 with an Admin account and 2 user accounts. I'd like to push the 2 user accounts (dock settings, desktop settings, permissions, etc) to a bunch of other G5's. I tried building a package with a snapshot BEFORE creating the accounts and a sn...  View more

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Active Directory LDAP Connection Fails to Configure

I am trying to get an LDAP connection setup in JSS to our AD server and I cannot get it to work. I put in the hostname and domain, but on the next step it says failed to verify user account. I've tried two user accounts, both are in good working orde...  View more

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HELP!!!Multiple Managed Preferences - MCX Settings

Hi jAMF NATION,I don't know how many MCX settings you can apply before the machine starts slowing down. But I believe we should keep it simple and less.I only applied two settings from JSS in my test environment and it already started playing up.I us...  View more

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jamf setup util: STILL OK for newer JSS versions

just a public FYI: i use the old setup until for basic troubleshooting, nothing else. as there's been some debate as to whether or not that's OK, here's the final word. Hi David,I did some checking around here, and you should be okay with doing those...  View more

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jamfHelper "issues"

hey gang, when using jamfHelper before or after a policy runs (we use to to inform users of installations kicking off and then ending) we get odd behavior on our I/O devices: + all mouse clicks are interpreted as right-clicks+ keyboard input is just ...  View more

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Boot Drive Full

I am trying to find computers that have hard drives filling up. I have set an inventory search to "Boot Drive Full more than 80", but when I search it returns 0 results. I have tried going as high as 90 and as low as 10 and still return 0 results. It...  View more

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Prestage Imaging problem

This might be hard for me to explain but I'm having an issue when imaging some machines. I have a compiled configuration that I'd like for our Macbook Airs to use during Prestage Imaging. I have a separate network switch setup and have scoped the Pre...  View more

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8.4 upgrade - MCX user level settings?

We upgraded a test environment to 8.4 and most (all?) of our user level MCX settings appear not to be working. We have had issues with upgrades in past and user level settings stopping the mount of our AD home directories so I wonder if this is relat...  View more

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Anyone using SCEP with OS X clients?

Wondering if anyone is using the scep payload section in 10.7 configuration profiles with OS X, not iOS. If possible, I'd like to use that to enroll our macs with our Active Directory certificate authority . . . .  View more

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Averaging home folder sizes

I have a couple of projects I'm working on where it would be helpful to know the average size of our users' home folders. I see that information in the JSS on a per user basis when viewing the Accounts section of Computer Details. Any ideas on how it...  View more

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Adding users to the _developer group for xcode use.

Pardon my scripting ignorance.I am trying to create a script to add users to the _developer group so they do not get prompted for admin credentials. I am not sure on how to get the users user name and then add it.Scripting is not my strong point, yet...  View more

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Prey via Casper in the wild (almost)

We have recently put an external JSS node into production. To our surprise, several MacBooks that were stolen over a year ago were now checking in with our JSS. I have jumped on this to put a process in place using Prey (http://preyproject.com/) to g...  View more

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JSS Certificate Communication Problem

We have a signed certificate from GeoTrust on our JSS. So I enabled the new "Use certificate communication with JSS" setting. The warnings said nothing about ensuring that the clients can access the JSS with the certificate- only to ensure that the J...  View more

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List of computers with certain process running

We are a school that is looking to use LanSchool and I am working on pushing it out to a test group of machines. What I am wondering is if there is a way to get a list of computers with the process for Lanschool student version running. I have found ...  View more

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iTunes - 4GB File Limit on Mac (but not on Windows)?

I've created a *.mv4 file by combining to LOTR DVDs into one movie for iTunes/Apple TV2 and the resulting file is 4.3GB. I used HandBrake to encode the file (and had 'Large File Size' option checked). The resulting file plays fine with VLC and/or Qui...  View more

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APNs Certificate Expiration/Renewal

Our APNs Certificate is about to expire and I am curious about how to renew the certificate and what impact that will have. Our certificate was created with our Apple Developer Account, not the new non-developer method. How do you renew the Certifica...  View more

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Composer 8.4 changes

In Composers 8.3 and earlier, you could make a package simply by dragging files from finder into Composer. In version 8.4, I haven't figured out how to do this. Can anyone enlighten me?  View more

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Casper GSX connection behind Proxy not connecting

Hi All-Saw a question long ago on this topic but no responses. We have our Casper server behind BlueCoat proxy hardware and the connection to the GSX service in Casper does not work. It just sits at 0% of xxx number of computers. I know it has someth...  View more

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Tomcat redirect from 9006 to 8443?

So in the interest of buttoning a few things up over here I got the LDAP lookups setup with our CA cert so that it is done over SSL. I also got a public wildcard cert installed and setup in Tomcat so I can now goto: https://host.glenbrook225.org:8443...  View more

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Automatic Deployment of FileVault 2

Hello, I was wondering if anybody has a method of enabling FileVault 2 on Lion without end-user intervention?I have the master keychain made so I don't need to worry about recording numbers or sending questions to apple.I tried the script from the re...  View more

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jamf binary failed to install

Hi When I recon 8.31 on a Mac running OSX 10.6.7 I get the error message "jamf binary failed to install" I cannot find any other error or log info. Any ideas?  View more

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Security Audit Of External Storage Devices

Problem Trying to find out the risk of external Storage devices is very challenging. Looking at the machines inventory in the JSS under Storage will only show the external storage devices captured at that time. If a user plugs in a usb flash drive fo...  View more

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