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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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Installing Updates At Logout With Lock Screen

Hi all, We are currently in the testing phase of binding our Macs to AD, at the moment all our Mac users have admin rights which means they can install their own updates (or not as the case may be!) and obviously when we go over to AD this will no lo...  View more

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Apple's answer to Final Cut Pro X deployment

Is anyone else wondering how they're going to deploy software that is currently only available in App Store? Gotten any different word from their Apple account manager or engineers? When I got my email from Apple with a list of 50 individual serial n...  View more

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cannot create home folder (or something)

I have one of the computers that was used by a teacher, which had been imaged by casper. So now a new teacher is getting it, and we're having issues. It's the computer and not the image, as it works fine on 200 other teacher machines. We imaged this ...  View more

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MCX To control proxy

Hi All I'm looking for a way to set and lock the proxy settings in Sys Prefs. I don't want to lock networking as the kids still need to be able to change networks at home, but I want to lock a certain proxy server in place so that it cant be changed....  View more

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CCA in Durham, North Carolina @ Duke University

To all - Duke University is proud to host an upcoming Casper Certified Administrator's course in Durham, North Carolina from August 23 - 26. We plan on some special gatherings during this time for our Mac community as well as hosting a meeting of the...  View more

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Adobe Package Creator

What is the name of the Adobe Application that allows you to make CS5 packages. AMMEE, AIME, something like that. Thanks in advance.-- "Chaos Theory is a new theory invented by scientists panicked by the thought that the public were beginning to unde...  View more

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dmg disapearing from Casper Admin

Any thoughts on what might cause a dmg to simply disappear from Casper Admin? I added a new OS disk image into Admin. I can see the file sitting in the CasperShare/Packages folder right where it ought to be. A few hours later, it's literally gone, an...  View more

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Physical Inventory

Hey everyone - I know the JSS has some great tools for managing your live inventory-- when the resource is on the floor and calling home. But we're interested in strengthening our pre and post JSS inventory - so when machines first arrive but aren't ...  View more

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Parallels 6 vs VMWare 3.1 query

I know MacTech did a review and shows Parallels 6 is better than VMWare Fusion 3. The review focuses on performance. Our challenge is to decide on which preserves our ROI best. If performance is high but support doesn't answer emails or calls, then o...  View more

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Volume Purchase...

http://www.apple.com/business/vpp/ The App Store features thousands of great business apps designed todeliver immediate benefits for your company. With the App Store Volume Purchase Program, your businesscan tap into the potential of these world-clas...  View more

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AAMEE

So I use AAMEE to make a package and it creates a folder on the desktop. Do i Use the PKG in the folder or do I create a DMG from the folder somehow. If the answer is the second, how does one go about doing that? -- Experts claim that 72% of all stat...  View more

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Run Apple Software Updates after Imaging.

Hi everyone, I'm looking for a method to have Apple Software Updates automatically run right after an image or re-image from Casper. I just upgraded to Casper 8.1, and I'm not sure if there is a method available now that wasn't present in 7.31. I kno...  View more

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Will Lion break the JAMF client?

This is more of a heads up than a fact about Lion. I can't comment about a upgrading to Lion, but when user upgraded from ourenterprise 10.5 config to 10.6 themselves, the JAMF binary was there but thehidden admin account disappeared. That might happ...  View more

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Admin account

Hi Folks, We are trying to find a way for us to create a single local admin account that we can move to each Mac we image or deploy. This way the standard settings that the admin account would use are present on all of our Macs. The idea is to keep t...  View more

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Arrange icons?

Greetings, everyone. After we install a bunch of software at imaging time, the icons in the/Applications folder are a mess. Is there anyway to fix that? (I havetried a few things, such as trying to deploy or delete .DS_Store files, butit never really...  View more

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AD Bindings Screwing Up

Is anyone else having an issue where a computer is bound to AD, the green light is on saying you are bound, but you can't login unless you bind and unbind? Is this a known issue??? --Matt Lee, CCA/ACMT/ACPT/ACDTSenior IT Analyst / Desktop Architectur...  View more

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Single Sign-On

Around here, we have been talking about getting rid of ADmitMac when we implement Lion, and switching to the builtin AD plugin. But by now, our users expect SSO functionality in many areas of the OS that ADmitMac provided "for free". We're talking ab...  View more

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Self Service Applications

In our school district we would like to take the purchasing of Apple Applications away from the site. We would prefer the site notify the IT department and we would make the purchase, and then make the application available in the Self Service applic...  View more

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compiling configs - non OSX dist points?

Is anyone who is using non OSX distribution points able to compile their configs consistently? We have had weird issues when compiling on anything except OSX Server (using built in storage vs. storage array) and I'm wondering if it's just us or if no...  View more

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Portable Homes with Casper 8.1

Hello, My school district is brand new to casper and we are trying to seteverything up so we can get on with imaging. We seem to have an issue whenit comes to creating portable homes. We copied the mcx info straight fromsnow leopard to casper and eve...  View more

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Using mac Hardware for Windows

Please help me squelch this one... We have some concerns with our current Windows Ultraportable-Laptop. Someone proposed to use a MacBook Air to boot Windows 7. I need to find out what support issues we'd run into between Apple and Microsoft. I found...  View more

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Custom Reporting Extension Attributes

I wondering if anyone has every been successful at creating a custom report to pull information from the Extension Attributes. Jamf have zero official documentation on this and what few pieces of information they have managed to locate hasn't provide...  View more

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Dallas CCA (Aug 1-4)

I will be attending the CCA course in Dallas. If anybody on this list is also going, give me a holler! Sean~~~~~~~~~Sean AlexanderDesktop AnalystMacintosh Services DeliveryLockheed Martin - Enterprise Business Services~~~~~~~~~  View more

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Replacing plists

Is there any way to leverage Casper to replace *part* of a plist? I need tochange a file association but don't want to affect all associations in theFinder. I know which key to change but I can't think of a way to do this. Otherwise, how do you gener...  View more

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