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Jamf Pro 11.8.0 Beta is now available!

Hello Jamf Nation! The Jamf Pro 11.8.0 Beta Release features a number of exciting improvements and enhancements for managing your Apple devices. Starting with 11.8.0, Jamf Pro admins will be able to set a minimum OS for MacBooks, iPhones, and iPads t...  View more

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Transparent ASUS

Hi Guys, We're a proxied environment.. as such i created a transparent ASUS so we can report in the JSS what updates the users Macs require. BUT our master ASUS which is also reading the internal DNS so is not updating as it's looking at itself. We n...  View more

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10.7.2 Combo Update

Dude, NDA.---Jared F. NicholsDesktop Engineer, Client ServicesInformation Services DepartmentMIT Lincoln Laboratory244 Wood StreetLexington, Massachusetts 02420781.981.5436  View more

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Gather AD Information

So in my experience, when binding to AD, duplicate Search Policies get created both in the Authentication section and the Contacts section. By leaving these duplicates in, authentication will often fail, or take forever to get logged in. Open Directo...  View more

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"Killer" Policy - has anyone experienced this?

Hello,I have a big question mark after a very simple policy messed up a few clients here. Scenario: JSS 8.1 running from OSX Server 10.6.8, clients are 10.6.8 The policy just contains a simple pkg created with Composer to install Cyberduck at login. ...  View more

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Licenses & Managed/unmanaged machines

Anyone using their JSS to track licensing? One thing we are finding, is that 'unmanaged' machines (computers we still own, but are in storage) show up on our Licenses in the JSS. Is there a way to make it so the Software Licensing only counts managed...  View more

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netbootXX on lion server?

Any idea why I every time a machine netboots from my lion server I get anew netboot01, 02, 03, 04 account created? John Wojda Lead System Engineer, DEI & Mobility 3333 Beverly Rd. B2-338B Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 Phone: (847)286-7855 Page: (224)532....  View more

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problem with 8.2.2 Casper Admin on 10.7.1 Server

Hi,When I open the Casper Admin on my 10.7.1 Server and try to login I get this error (see attached picture).I can access from a 10.6.8 non server without any problem.I already recreated the server entry on the casper admin and still the same issue. ...  View more

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Self Service & HTML

Hey Folks, Although we've had simple HTML calls (,
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, etc.) inversions 6.x and 7.x of Casper's Self Service app, that supports seems tohave dropped in v8.21, is that correct? As of today, none of those calls areworking and I can't imbed a link eit

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Manage FileVault 2

Does anybody here have any experience using JAMF to centrally manage FileVault 2? I'm hoping for a way to centrally store, and remotely revoke FDE keys akin to how WinMagic and similar tools can. Cheers, - D -----------------------------Douglas Worle...  View more

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Remote Wipe using JAMF?

Hey all. I've heard of some use cases of the Casper Suite to enact a remote wipe of a lost computer. Does anybody have an example of such a script/policy to share? Were I to build something from scratch, I would write a bash script calling srm to wip...  View more

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Firefox parentlock file

Hey all, I was curious as to what a recommended approach would be to getting rid of a single file in a firefox profile directory. The command to do what I'd like would be:find /Volumes/Users/logname/Library/'Application Support'/Firefox/*/* -name ".p...  View more

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LoginWindow Delay - Lion

Does defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.loginwindow StartupDelay -int still work in Lion? I have it on our 10.6 image to delay it for 120 seconds to make sure the firstboot script finishes up. In lion I'm not seeing any kind of delay. Than...  View more

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Post-upgrade Management?

Hey all, Thanks for the help in getting Lion updates working from Self Service. I've just got one last question. I'm running a before script to unhide our local admin account, so it won't be destroyed by the upgrade process. What is the best way to e...  View more

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Remove Recovery HD

Hi, I wrote this script to remove the Recovery HD and add the space to the Macintosh HD volume. Maybe you'll find this usefull. ---#!/bin/sh diskutil list > /tmp/diskutil while read linedo# Find the Mac OS X 10.7 Recovery HD volume and eraseif `echo ...  View more

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Update of GSX Information in 8.21

Howdy All,I can't seem to find the area in the JSS where I can refresh the GSX data associated with the computers currently inventoried. Has this function been removed? I can update individual computers with GSX data when I go to the Details of each ...  View more

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self service asking for admin credentials

Hey all- We have a maintenance policy in our Self Service (now version 8.21) that clear caches, repairs permissions and reboots the computer. Up until this latest release, users have been able to execute the policy without issue. It would seem that a...  View more

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iPad Printing

How is everyone here handling iPad printing? Airplay is out of the picture and Printopia seems pretty pricey. --Matt Lee, CCA/ACMT/ACPT/ACDTSenior IT Analyst / Desktop Architecture Team / Apple S.M.E / JAMF Casper AdministratorFox Networks Group  View more

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Defaults Write Command Syntax Question

Hello Casper Listers! First forgive my Noobieness OK! I am hoping to getthis problem in front to some Smarter eyes. A security requirement on ourMacs is to have System Preferences-->Security pane--> General tab, 'Requirea password to unlock preferenc...  View more

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Upgrading JSS

Hey Guys, Been using Casper for a while, but this is my first JSS upgrade. Can someone point me to some documentation on upgrading to 8.2? Thanks! Drew---HUGEDrew Weiss/Lead IT Support Technician718.880.3794 /F. 718.625.5158www.hugeinc.com  View more

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Disable Airdrop in 10.7

HiCasper Newbie here … I need some help.Has anyone figured how to Disable or Remove Airdrop in 10.7 Modifying the sidebar plist only unchecks it.Thanks-Ben**Ben Segbawubens at fnal dot govFNALComputer Division - Engineering Services**  View more

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Dual Boot?

All: I've looked through old list submissions and read all the stories ofheartburn regarding Winclone going away. What I'm wondering is if anyone has found a way to successfully deploy aWindows partition and Windows 7 image to a Mac Mini (brand spank...  View more

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Installing Updates At Logout With Lock Screenfrom Sabrina

I was trying this out, and I seem to be having a problem where thefullscreen logo won’t go away and I’m not sure where the log file isfor the software updates to see if they are still installing or ifit’s just hung somewhere… I did have to modify the...  View more

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adobe reader 10

So, For the longest time I have had my users using preview instead of Adobe reader for PDFs. Now some genius apparently purchased software with out anyone testing it first and the app itself is hard coded to use Adobe Reader 10, only. Last I read the...  View more

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AD binding over VPN...

so one of my customers is changing from Cisco VPN to netconnect SSL vpn, which normally is not a big deal, but users are remote, so they have to get their computer connected via VPN to get bound to AD, then they have to logout as the firstboot user a...  View more

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Personal - Mac at home.

Looking for some recommendations for my system at home so keep in mind this is a personal request not necessarily anything Casper related. So I've gotten a plethora of disks at home alone with a eSATA x4 drive Raud-box hooked up to my mac. Currently ...  View more

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