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One client stuck at 7.1 [w/ feature request]

Apple Script is great for interacting with the end user. I am starting to use it myself, however, to be honest most users ignore it anyway. Really, what I want, and yes this is a feature request, is to create a scope off an advanced inventory search....  View more

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New Mac mini

For those that have imaged the new Mac Mini, what method are you using? For my regular image I started using InstaDMG, but that wont work on this machine since it's a 10.6.4 build that is different from everything else. Just sits at a spinning pinwhe...  View more

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Off-topic Scripting Question

First, sorry for the off-topic post. Is there a way to script the Login Option in the Accounts pane in System Preferences to "Allow network users to log in at login window" and set it to "Only these network users:" followed by a network user or two? ...  View more

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Default Printer Presets

Hello everyone, I need to create a print policy, that when a user logs into their machine they have a defaults preset of Black and White double sided printing. They still need to have the ability to change to colour, or modify/create additional prese...  View more

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Windows 7 deployment with Casper

We just wrapped up a nice little project to create a deployment strategy and I wanted to share my adoration of the Casper Suite.Casper's out of the box support for Win-Clone images is just amazing! used WinClone to capture a Sys-prepped Win7 install ...  View more

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Slow Server (IMAGING)

Hi Guys, I'm running JSS off an Xserve 2 x 2.8GHz Quad Core with 8Gb of RAM and still finding that it's hit and miss when trying to communicate a set of 10 x MacBooks with it (via NetBoot). Booting off the Server is OK, however when I have to login t...  View more

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Altiris and Casper

Hi All, Does Casper have Altiris plugin for Inventory purpose?I have started to use JSS Report Downloader from Resources Kit. Thisenables me to do Scheduled Reports. Plan is send these reports to Altirisadmin to import in to Altiris, so Asset guys ca...  View more

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Full disk encryption

Hi Guys, What is the best full disk encryption software for Macs out there? Onewith Casper integration will be preferred... Thanks in advance Cem  View more

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JAMF binary certificate trust

Sorry if I'm repeating an issue that's been solved - I looked through the threads and I couldn't find this so I'm asking. I just transferred a user's data from one machine to another via Time Machine, and was having a few issues with the new computer...  View more

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Running script as currently logged in user

Hey all, So here's what we're running into. We'd like to force a password to wakefrom the screensaver. The problem is that in 10.6 this has become a userByHost setting...I'm not having any luck with the JAMF MCX settings.I've verified that `defaults ...  View more

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[Feature Request] more robust policy log options

Jamf and everyone, I would like to have the ability to set certain policy log settings. I would like to flag certain policies to flush logs once a week, some once a day, some once a month, and some to never. I have some policies that will hit systems...  View more

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Remove managed preferences

I'm sure I'm not the first to ask this, but I didn't see the answer among mysearch results for this listserv. I have created a managed preference for the user's home page (mcx_homePage)and set it to a specific home page. I then decided to remove this...  View more

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Numbers of Macs don't add up!?

I am in process of changing admin pw from all managed Macs (560 in total)So far policy history status shows this;Total Run Count: 477 Computers Remaining: 238 But Inventory result for all Macs shows this (yes that is correct number as I only ad serve...  View more

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finding all the admin accounts

All, I am rolling out Casper and I want find all the local admin accounts on every computers, and generate a monthly report on them. But I did not see local accounts as a criteria to search by. I there a way to accomplish this? Or is this a feature r...  View more

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Netboot permissions issue?

My current .nbi image works great! But I have ran into a problem. We were moving the Xserve to a different VLAN in our location (hcusgr153) and after hitting "N" on a Mac laptop the netboot started fine, but when I go to image the machine from the sa...  View more

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using mountNetworkShare.sh with Login trigger

Hello, we recently started using Casper Suite and have come up against our first issue: how to handle mounting multiple SMB shares at login. Currently, I'm trying to mount two shares at login for students in a lab. In the Finder, I can use "Connect t...  View more

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Force Caper Remote to update IP

Is there a way to force casper remote to update the IP's in it's DB orpush out to specific IPs? Trying to load an app on a system, and the Ethernet IP address won'tupdate - I can sign on the box, but casper isn't seeing the updated Ip,so I can't send...  View more

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Adobe Switchboard

Does anyone sucessfully packaged up Adobe Swtchboard. I can't seem topackage it properly. thanks, Maura Maura FennellyTechnology DepartmentArchbishop Mitty High Schoolmfennelly at mitty.com408.324.4243  View more

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VNC or ARD into a NetBoot'ed Mac

Hiya all... Anyone know if this is possible? Pretty much as it says. Either VNC or ARD into a machine that is NetBooted?Would love to avoid carrying a key/mouse/mon and make it truly headless. Thanks in advance! -P@ DISCLAIMER 17-8-2010 13:46:17 This...  View more

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Re Creating Alias' or symbolic links in Composer?

Hello Ryan,I am using built-in cisco VPN client in Snow Leopard and managed to capture the settings using Composer System SnapShot. But still stuck with capturing Shared Secret bit (if anyone knows how to packaged that it will be great)I prefer built...  View more

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How to stop Bong sound 27" iMac latest quad core

Hi,I know this is not Casper issue. Anyone knows how to stop or lower the volume (very loud bong) startup sound in firmware level for good on 27" iMac latest quad core. I have tried numerous apps and terminal commands (yes they work), but as soon as ...  View more

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iPad Management

With the ability to recon iPhones, will this same functionality work with iPads? James Fuller | Starbucks Coffee Company | Technology Application Services | business systems analyst, senior | Coffee MasterE: jafuller at starbucks.com | V: 206.318.715...  View more

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Editing and Deleting Saved Searches in 7.3

Morning, The question from Jeff this morning prompts this email, it's purelyinformational. I scratched my head for about 10-15 minutes one night trying to figure outhow to delete a saved search I already had. I first went to Inventory Options, but it...  View more

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Mass-delete Autorun data?

Is there a way to mass-delete autorun data from a computer group or from every machine in the JSS? Jeffrey A. StraussSystems AdministratorDepartment of Educational TechnologyLoyola High School of Los Angeles1901 Venice BoulevardLos Angeles, Ca 900062...  View more

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