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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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OS X 10.7.1 is out

OS X Lion 10.7.1 (Client) http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1437OS X Lion 10.7.1(Server) http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1438OS X Lion 10.7.1 for MacBook Air & Mini 2011 (Client) http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1439OS X Lion 10.7.1 for Mac Mini 2011 (Server)...  View more

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Extension Attribute to Call an AD Group

Can someone be as to kind to give me some coding love! I need to create an Extension Attribute that calls an AD Group. I want to use this to make a smart group (X Users get X script.) Any help would be much appreciated! --Matt Lee, CCA/ACMT/ACPT/ACDT...  View more

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Best practices for upgrading in-place apps

Hey gang, I've only packaged a few apps at this point and they were installer based and now I'm starting to package up some apps that are normally drag and drop installations in the Finder - like Skype, Evernote, etc. Some of these apps have older ve...  View more

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mysql, backups and disk space...

Oh my (sorry, had to say it) I have an 80GB HD that keeps filling up when mysql backups are run. I'm justwondering what people see with their database size and what the best way toreduce it. Currently it is running on an 80GB drive which has 23GB ava...  View more

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Energy saver/ Managed preferences

Hi I have an issue where my Laptop users energy saver settings for batter areset to 2 minutes for computer sleep. I have triedadding multiple com.apple.PowerManagement.plist files to my managedpreferences but none of them seem to set the battery powe...  View more

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[JSS] Smart Groups contain dupes

Hi all, I remember seeing this when (I think) jss 6 to jss 7 upgrade but don't remember for the life of me how to repair it.Deleting the dupe entry deletes the only Asset.. Seems that the Smart Groups thinks there are doubles. A full inventory shows ...  View more

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Problems with managed preferences

Hi all, I've got a bit of a head-scratcher for you all. After creating a new image for my Macs, and pushing said image to the Macs, my managed preferences that are managed in Casper are no longer being applied to my Macs. I have it pretty much narrow...  View more

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Storage/unresponsive issue with xserve

Hello, I know this is not related to JAMF at all, but I know there are a lotof very talented individuals here with a lot of Apple experience. I waswondering if any of you have run into a similar issue, and if you have; howwere you able to resolve it?...  View more

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Can't login to my JSS is saying Alerting Table Plugins :(

Can't login to my JSS is saying Alerting Table Plugins :( What the heck does this mean!!!! Its been this way for almost an hour. ![external image link](attachments/c5281fcbd2ec40ec8499c606fb13c852) --Matt Lee, CCA/ACMT/ACPT/ACDTSenior IT Analyst / De...  View more

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Mobile homes, open directory, and MCX via Casper

Greetings. I work in an almost all-mac school division, and we use Open Directory toauthenticate our clients. We have a dozen schools, and, after ourexperiment using a Master Open Directory with a dozen replicas caused us alot of grief, we are using ...  View more

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https access to JSS is blank after upgrade to 8.2.1

Hello, This is what I get for upgrading on a Friday afternoon. I upgraded my JSS to 8.2.1 from 8.1. Now when I attempt to access the JSS via https://myjssname:8443 the site appears to load** but the page is blank. Happens no matter what machine I use...  View more

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Hardware Specific Lion Installers - How To Get

Well, Josh and the gang at AFP548 put up an article yesterday on how to getthe hardware specific Lion install for your machines. http://www.afp548.com/article.php?story=getting-lion-installers Glad someone figured this out fairly quickly. Steve WoodD...  View more

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How to change IP of JSS?

If you have to re-ip your JSS, how do you make that change and get it out to all your clients?--Walter Rowe, System HostingEnterprise Systems / OISMwalter.rowe at nist.gov301-975-2885  View more

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[Feature Request] Better policy managment

Doing our 1:1 switch out from our old laptops to our new ones, I am having to delete tons of old policies. There needs to be a way to sort and select multiple policies and delete them at once. Like, only display policies set for every 30, or disabled...  View more

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iPad Deployment Best-Practices

Good morning,We're looking at our first true iPad deployment that would be managed by Casper. What lessons have you learned that you can share with a novice MDM engineer? Anything at this point would be helpful. Our environment consists of the follow...  View more

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Two Lines on Login Window

Is there anyway to setup Managed Preferences so that it displays two lines on the login window? It looks like you can only do one in the standard template provided. Thanks, Drew---HUGEDrew Weiss/Lead IT Support Technician718.880.3794 /F. 718.625.5158...  View more

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Line breaks in Self Service 7.3.1?

I hope I am wrong, but it looks like line or paragraph breaks are not possible in Self Service 7.3.1. Am I correct? Sean~~~~~~~~~Sean AlexanderDesktop AnalystMacintosh Services DeliveryLockheed Martin - Enterprise Business Services~~~~~~~~~  View more

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Suppressing the Apple "first-run" process

Hello! Like many of you, we've been experimenting with Lion. One issue we've beenwondering about is whether it is possible/advisable to make images from a"never-started" install of an OS, and doing $whatever_it_takes to suppressthe first run, "Welcom...  View more

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Package could not be found on the server

My 8.1 JSS has 9 remote xserve distribution points, and all are replicating fine. I added a software package and script yesterday, and created a policy to deploy them this morning. All is going well except on one of the distibution points, where the ...  View more

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Tell finder to quit & not relaunch....

Is there a way of telling the Finder to quit & not relaunch? PeaceNeil Neil MillerIT Director + 32 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10013* neil.miller at bbh-usa.com( +1 212 812 6628www.bartleboglehegarty.com ![external image link](attachments/fe...  View more

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Self-Serving Lion?

Apologies if this has already been discussed…been away for awhile. Is anyone self-serving Lion to their users? What do I actually need to include/run from the Lion installer to allow non-admin users to update on their own terms? We've got our volume ...  View more

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Managing Certificate Expiration Dates

Hi, We are deploying x.509 certs to our macs for WiFi and VPN connectivity. One of the management tasks for me is to track the certificate expiration dates. I found the certtool however, I was wondering if anyone else has come up with a solution or b...  View more

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Migrating back to OSX Server

So our Windows JSS was a fun experiment but it looks like we are running into to many hiccups and moving back to OSX. Wheres the punch bowl??? --Matt Lee, CCA/ACMT/ACPT/ACDTSenior IT Analyst / Desktop Architecture Team / Apple S.M.E / JAMF Casper Adm...  View more

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VM Fusion permissions headache

Hi everyone, I'm wrestling with a permissions issue with my VMware Fusion XP image thatI'm hoping someone can shed some light onto. I followed the JAMF-providedwhitepaper and thought I had done everything correctly. But after a fewtries of packaging ...  View more

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Enrollment Profile Problem in 8.21

Prior to rolling up to 8.21, I could create an enrollment profile in theJSS, download it to my computer and then add it to the iPhone ConfigurationUtility Library without any problems. Monday, I upgraded the JSS to 8.21following the release notes and...  View more

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Inventory of .psd or.ai files on user hard drives

Does Casper or ARD have the ability to get a inventory of specific files on a users hard drive? I need to find out how many photoshop .psd or illustrator .at files a user may have stored locally. Thanks ![external image link](attachments/719abe1d44f1...  View more

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