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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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802.1X deploy

We're starting to look at a wireless 802.1X environment. I saw Steve Wood's excellent summation of his overall process - and I even see the ImportCAcert.sh script from the resouce kit, so I'm excited to try and tackle deployment... however, we're see...  View more

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iPad, enrollment profile, network error

Hi All, We are using Casper 8I have been asked by one of my teammates to post the following:"I have followed the steps located in the JAMF Mobile Device Managementmanual to enroll iPads via USB. My laptop has the most recent IPCU installedon it (V3.2...  View more

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MultiCast or UniCast

Happy Tuesday Folks! We are having some real slow copies and imaging from our NetBoot Server and our Applications Image server in our network. We can copy to these two server in about 1/10th the time as it takes to copy from them. We have our network...  View more

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New MBP ship with Mac OS X 10.6.6 (10J3210)

Heads up concerning new MacBook Pro models... Just received the first MacBook Pro 13-inch (Early 2011) with Mac OS X10.6.6 (10J3210) installed from the factory. It would not netboot with our Mac OS X 10.6.5 (10H574) image. (I never tookthe time to cr...  View more

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Netboot - how to disable spotlight?

I have created a Netboot image for 10.6.5, but need help disablingspotlight. It appears that after Casper Imaging erases the Hard Drive, on some systemsSpotlight will begin indexing drives. I think this slows down the imagingprocess. I've found some ...  View more

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Additional Distribution Points on Casper

Hi I was wondering if anyone could help me at all, I am trying to setup an additional distribution point with the view of usingthis in our New York Office. Our main Office is in London (Which is where our primary distribution pointis held) and we hav...  View more

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API & PUT

Hi All, I'm having issues with the following command and wanted an army of eyes toglance over my syntax to see if there was anything you might be able tospot. /usr/bin/sudo /usr/bin/curl -k -u username:passwordhttps://jss.qut.edu.au:8443/JSSResource/...  View more

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Set Preferred Wireless Network for 10.5

We're about to go through a wireless encryption change at one of the campuses, and trying to avoid having to have people attempt to locate 300 laptops on campus. Has anyone had any experience adding a wireless network profile and save into the system...  View more

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Post-Image Scripts

Howdy,Anyone out there willing to share their post-image scripts? I'm still relatively new to InstaDMG and the benefits of using a never booted image. I have some specific settings that I would like to implement, but figure most in the community that...  View more

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IP / Computer Name history

Has anyone come up with a way to log the history of IP addresses and/orcomputer names in Casper? Each JSS record has Hardware/Software Historyand Location History, but nothing containing IP or computer name. Thiswould be really helpful when dealing w...  View more

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auto-mount smb network share

Hi All, Just wondering how people handle auto-mounting of smb/cifs network shares. I've looked through the script from the resource kit, which seems straightforward enough, but haven't tried it yet. I could also use ADmitMac's "browser" app, though I...  View more

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Disabling Sharing Prefs Pane

I want to grey out Remote Login and Remote Desktop from Sharing Prefs Pane, so even admin users can't switch them off. As it stops Client Macs SSH to JSS and ARD connections. I wanted to do this with using Casper MCX. But removing the string from Sys...  View more

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M86 Authenticator

Hello everyone, I am a Window Admin struggling/stumbling into the Mac world and I havecompletely tripped up on installing the M86 Authenticator via Casper. I have instructions that tell me to drop 3 files on the local computerand run the .sh file wit...  View more

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TrendMicro

Has anybody tried using Trend Micro's AV on the systems? Any issues?Any reason not to? Anything it does or doesn't do compared to SymantecEndpoint Protection? John Wojda Lead System Engineer, DEI 3333 Beverly Rd. B2-338B Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 Pho...  View more

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New extension attribute - 64 bit capable

Hello All, Today I was asked to find out how many of our systems are 32 bit, and 64 bit capable. I whipped this up and thought I'd share. (See attached doc.) I have a few others I might be posting soon just have to finish testing. Enjoy. Sean  View more

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SAV LiveUpdate

Has anyone else been experiencing problems with using the "runSAVLiveUpdate.sh" script from the Resource Kit? I've found that on some computers, it just hangs indefinitely, leaving an unresponsive LiveUpdate icon in the Dock that can't be killed usin...  View more

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Extension Attributes - are there OS requirements?

What are the system requirements for Extension Attributes to work? It appears that our Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.5 devices are properly capturingExtension Attributes for Norton - Virus Def Date and for Vmware FusionSerial Number. But for Mac OS X 10.4, ne...  View more

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FW: Custom OS Installs & Default Language

Does this help? Regards,Ben TomsIT Support Analyst GREY GroupThe Johnson Building, 77 Hatton Garden, London, EC1N 8JST: +44 (0) 20-3037-3819 |Main: +44 (0) 20 3037 3000 | IT Helpdesk: +44 (0) 20 3037 3883  View more

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Language & Text Preference

Hi Does anybody know which Preference controls the Language and TextPreference pane? I need to be able to set the Format depending on what Country they are in. Cheers Joe + 60 Kingly Street, London, W1B 5DS* helpdesk at bbh.co.uk( +44 207 453 49834 w...  View more

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Language ans Text

Hi Does anybody know which Preference controls the Language and TextPreference pane? I need to be able to set the Format depending on what Country they are in. Cheers Joe + 60 Kingly Street, London, W1B 5DS* helpdesk at bbh.co.uk( +44 207 453 49834 w...  View more

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How to check if user is a admin

Hi All I'm trying to simply write a script that will check if the currently logged in user is a admin. I can get a list of admins by running 'dscl . read /Groups/admin | grep GroupMembership' And I know when running a script through casper $3 is the ...  View more

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Alternative to Mac for NetBoot Server?

I'm in a large campus and with the demise of the Xserve find that our server team doesn't want a bunch of mac mini's as OSX Server's for a variety of reasons. That leaves me with the problem of how to manage Apple Desktops and Laptops etc. I see in t...  View more

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FW: Hacker writes easy-to-use Mac Trojan

Anyone heard of Apple addressing this? We use McAfee on Macs and PC’s here so we’ve asked them for any feedback. Just thought I’d see if anyone else has heard anything. http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9211659/Hacker_writes_easy_to_use_Mac_Troj...  View more

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App usage reporting?

Anyone figured out a way to extract this from the JSS into a usable format, like a CSV? If so, care to share? I just put in a feature request, but will probably have to query the db myself to put together this report I need right now... This message ...  View more

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Policy to run Script

I have created a Policy that will install a piece of Software and run aScript to configure the plist file to include the current logged in usersshort name. #! /bin/sh # Set variableuser=id -un # Set Permissions on Tempora folderchmod -R 777 /Library/...  View more

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Casper and AAMEE questions

I have a question about AAMEE (Adobe Application Manager Enterprise Edition) - the app that bundles up the Adobe installs into native .pkg format installers. I have a case open with Adobe's support, but I'm going on a 3rd week of "support" without le...  View more

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