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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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updating after imaging...

Does anyone out there have a script they use to update their machines after they are finished imaging with Casper Imaging? With Deploy Studio it was extremely easy but wanted to know if there was an easy way.. ThanksRob  View more

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Casper Suite 8.2 with Lion support

Hello everyone- We're proud to announce that we're ready to ship Casper Suite 8.2 with support for Mac OS X Lion. You should all receive an email from your JAMF Software Representative in the next 3-4 business days. If you don't receive an email by t...  View more

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mass imaging with usb ethernet adapters

So, Long story short there is a bug with USB to Ethernet adapters where if you set it to auto detect in the System Preferences, it will auto detect at 10 mbit. Well, since each Ethernet adapter has it's own unique MAC address I am thinking every time...  View more

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Lion - install via SS?

Any thoughts on ways to have Lion available up on SelfService?All we really need to do is copy the installer locally, fire up as root skipping the eula and destination. I'm thinking, something like an Air install;/Adobe AIR Installer.app/Contents/Mac...  View more

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Lion

Oh, I get it... Had to read it four times... LOL! --Mr. Mudd | IT Department  View more

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Firefox 5.0.1 upgrade

Has anyone seen this issue? I created a job in Composer using the New & Modified snapshot. I upgraded Firefox Ver. 3.6.19 to Ver. 5.0.1. The MAC I did the upgrade works just fine. I then take the newly created .dmgand deploy it through Casper to a ma...  View more

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jamf setOFP in 10.6.8

Can anyone get this to work? I have a Macbook Air running 10.6.8 (shipped with 10.6.7) and I set the firmware password via script and this is not working, the command actually goes through with no errors but when I reboot holding the option key I don...  View more

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MCX Problem

I'm having a weird problem and don't know where to look. I'm using MCX through Casper. I just imaged a group of iMacs. The user mcx setting are working fine. The computer settings were there, but when I logged out they disappeared. Now I can't get th...  View more

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Blocking Lion

I know there have been discussions on how to block users from installing LION. But I know we have some people out there who will believe they "need" it. In my efforts, I currently I have: - a smart group to remove the app store if detected. - MCX "Re...  View more

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Lion Netboot

Hi, Has anyone made a Lion Netboot image yet. Does it still work with the resource kit? Do you need Lion server for it to Netboot? Best wishes Michael  View more

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Keychain Password Management

Hello, I work for a company that uses Active Directory. The Macs are managedthrough JAMF. Network passwords for all users are forced to be changed byAD on a regular basis. Every time this happens, the passwords for keychainentries must be manually re...  View more

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Adobe CS 5.5 package error

Hello, It sounds like several folks here have had good luck creating and deploying a package for Adobe CS 5.5. I have not, and I hope someone can tell me what I'm doing wrong. I'm creating a package for CS 5.5 Design Premium using the AAMEE ver 2.0 t...  View more

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mcx import via script post image

So, I am having a bit of issues importing MCX to a specific account post image. My post image script creates all local user accounts, and it uses the jamf binary to do so. This works fine, however, I also have this line: dscl . -mcximport /Users/stud...  View more

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disable app store log ins

I cannot google this for the life of me. I remember reading somewhere there was a MCX setting to disable any account for logging into the App store...anyone point me to a link or MCX setting? Thanks, Tom  View more

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Apply a Dock to a Specific User

Hello All! I am trying to get consistent operation when applying a user dock. I create the dock by capturing it in Composer while logged in as that user...let's say "student". I get it staged to be part of a policy that also creates said account on a...  View more

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What's running your JSS?

I'm curious about something... New (or not so new) Casper admins: now that Apple has done away with theXserver, what are you running your JSS on? At my place, we have arelatively small Casper deployment - around 47 Macs in two locations ­ andhave our...  View more

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10.6.8 Funkyness?

Is anyone else noticing anything funky happening since 10.6.8 was installed? --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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PSE Organizer fails for network users

I hope this isn't too off topic (and if it is, I'd be happy to be pointed toa better place to ask). I suspect some of you may have seen the issue. I've got Photoshop Elements 9 packages up for our image and deployed. Itworks fine for local accounts, ...  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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