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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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Informal WWDC get-together

Hi folks, Any JAMF Casper users who are going to WWDC in San Francisco next week, we're having an informal Casper get-together next week Wednesday, June 8th "around" noon. We'll meet on the 2nd level of Moscone West, overlooking the corner of 4th and...  View more

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CS5 Installs

I created the installs for CS5.5 using the Adobe Application manager packager utility. However, when I try to deploy one to a test machine I keep getting: Installation failed. The installer reported: installer: Error the package pag specified was inv...  View more

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/var/mysql size

Hello all. I have some questions regarding mysql and the casper suite. This is on an xserve running 10.6 server. Mysql ver 14.12 Distrib 5.0.88. I was looking into some creeping disk space issues and noticed that my mysql directory was 29GB. As far a...  View more

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Granular Security for software deployment

Hello, We have two types of licensing for software. One being Site license andothers being individual licensing. Is there a way to set security so onlyperson "x" can push individual licensing, person "y" can push site licensedand person "z" to push a...  View more

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Adobe Internal Update Server

Has anyone here played with this at all. I have been trying to do some google searching on it but haven't found many people talking about it. Also, has anyone installed this on OSX Server yet? --Matt LeeFNG Sr. IT Analyst / Desktop Architecture Team ...  View more

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ExtremeZI-P

Anybody using this product with Casper? We are going to be utilizing this with our Windows based JSS and just wanted to see if anyone else had some feedback. --Matt LeeFNG Sr. IT Analyst / Desktop Architecture Team / Apple S.M.E / JAMF Casper Adminis...  View more

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/Library/Receipts

I just noticed that when installing Office 2011 from Self Service, that it's putting .pkg files into /Library/Receipts. On 10.5 this isn't a problem, but in 10.6 this has been causing me a lot of policy errors when someone tries installing anything t...  View more

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Add somone to the Software Update Notifications

Dumb question... Where do I add someone to receive updates when the local Software Updateserver has downloaded a new update? John Wojda Lead System Engineer, DEI & Mobility 3333 Beverly Rd. B2-338B Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 Phone: (847)286-7855 Page:...  View more

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Can Casper Remote hide some computers

We're a school and we're thinking about giving staff access to Casper Remote for VNC control of student laptops. We're a bit concerned that staff could observe/control other staff members laptops. Is there a way to limit which computers a Casper Remo...  View more

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Google Chrome - cloud print

Those of you managing Chrome, are you disabling Chrome cloud print somehow so users can't print to your printers from various machines? I didn't see this in the manifest, and I tried to capture the change with a composer package without luck.  View more

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Google Chrome management

Has anyone been successful in managing Google Chrome in their Mac environments? My K-12 District would like to move to Chrome, but I am unable to import the com.google.Chrome.manifest file into the JSS Managed Preference pane.Has anyone done this yet...  View more

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office 2011 package question

I used the built in preinstalled software snapshot in Composer to build my office 2011 package. Deployed it, works fine except two things. It asks for registration (not license but registration) and it asks for update procedure. How do I suppress the...  View more

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Adobe Design Premium + After Effects

What I'm trying to accomplish here is to install Design Premium CS 5.5 onto a machine and then be able to add After Effects (with a separate serial number) on top of it. If I do the installs manually, everything seems to work ok. I've taken a snapsho...  View more

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Intego and Casper

Hey Guys, I have been banging head against the wall on this. Over the past week or so, we received our VirusBarrier X6 and server Remote Console 2 software. We loaded our imaging server with the RMC piece to manage our VirusBarrier installation from ...  View more

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Imaging Failing for me too

We are having an issue with random packages giving ASR input/output errors all of a sudden. Anyone ever seen anything like this or any clues on where to look? I have a case with JAMF and Apple on it already. It's randomly different (usually large 500...  View more

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Imaging Failing!

Now all of the sudden Casper Imaging fails when trying to install my DMG of Snow Leopard. It was all working fine and all of the sudden just stopped. It errors out but I can't see the errors because it moves to the next step to quick. No errors in th...  View more

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Parallels Networking with Wireless

Our enterprise wireless uses TLS for authentication. Previously, I was able to get parallels 5.x configured to have a valid network connection when our users are wireless. However, Parallels 6.0 has made it more difficult by removing the option to vi...  View more

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Imaging Issue

Hi all- This is probably something pretty silly, but I can't seem to find any info on it anywhere, including the archives. I have been trying to get our netboot/casper imaging up and running, and I am running into an issue when Casper Imaging actuall...  View more

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uninstalling a package from the command line

from the help file: bash-3.2# jamf help uninstall Usage: jamf uninstall -target -id [-fut] [-feu] -target The target drive to uninstall the package from -id The ID of the package in the JSS -fut Remove any files from the package that are in the Use...  View more

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purge tomcat logs?

Hi All, do you purge older tomcat log files? If so, how (on OS X server)? Most aren't terribly large, but I see no reason to keep them forever…Nothing's jumping out at me in server.xml. Thanks,Jon  View more

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Mass Edit Extension Attributes Popup Menu

Hi: I've setup an Extension Attribute that is a Popup menu. For each machinethen, you could go into the EA and select one of the choices. What I wouldlike to do is be able to mass edit this particular EA choice for multiplecomputers. For example, in ...  View more

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Licensed Software Management

I'm trying to clean up our Adobe installations throughout my institution and I figured that I would start with the Licensed Software Management in the JSS. Does the JSS actually check serial numbers? Or does it only check the Software Definitions? Th...  View more

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Inventory - No Updates Available

Hi all, I am new to the Casper Suite, we have 8.1 installed and configured with our 200 Macs in the Inventory so far. All Macs are reporting all the inventory information we have asked to report with the exception of available software updates. All o...  View more

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running a report on multiple partitions

Good Morning, In our environment, we have a Macintosh HD partition and a Data partition. I'm trying to run a report on the Data partition size to get an idea of how much data the students are using. I can see the information in casper in the gui unde...  View more

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Weird Computer Issue

So I'm on a roll today!!! I have a computer that I always run into issues with. It seems to be getting policies and MCX's fine but when you recon it you get an error message: There was an error submitting the computer to the JSS. Here is what the JSS...  View more

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Hidden Management Account

I am in the process of updating base Mac OS X 10.6.7 images for this year,which is going to include changing the JAMF management account from theAdministrator account to a hidden administrator account. However, I amhaving some issues getting this to ...  View more

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