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Jamf Pro 11.4.0 Beta is now available

Hello Jamf Nation! This release is in support of the Apple Spring release. We have several exciting new features including beta MDM support for Apple Vision Pro, Self Service initial app detection, Support Digital Market Act app restriction, and more...  View more

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Working With Usage Data

There is a lot of useful information in the Casper Logs. Doing something useful with it is another thing. Anybody have any ideas on how to reasonably achieve the following: I want to know how often some computers are used.In this case, they all have ...  View more

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Modifying Firefox's Popup Exceptions File

Well, I think the subject says it all. Firefox uses a file in the users Firefox profile called permissions.sqliteto track popup site exceptions. I've been asked to try and add a site foreveryone that's already deployed Firefox. However, I don't want ...  View more

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Casper NetInstall Image Creator... the image ishuge

It is because it is a full blown OS that runs off of that image file, so it needs free space just like the OS does on your Macs. You can trim the nbi file >down a lot. There was a post on this mailing list a while ago that lists all non essential ite...  View more

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Pushing License via Casper Suite

Hi, Is there a way to puch license to softwares using Casper Suite?We dont want to hard core the license while packaging using Composer. Wewill delete the License keys from preferences file and then package it. We need to Push the License separately ...  View more

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Apple Remote Desktop Issues

Hi, Our school district is a new Casper client. I've used Netrestore forseveral years now but the powers that be in the district decided (with thehelp of the consulting firm) that Casper is our future. I can see that oncewe get the kinks worked out t...  View more

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Apple 10.6 security configuration document

Hello, When creating build documentation for Clients and Servers we base our security settings off of the secruity configuration documents. I have not yet seen one for 10.6 client or server... just a link to the 10.5 guide. If I look at nsa.gov, I st...  View more

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Casper NetInstall Image Creator... the image is huge

Just a quick Q if anyone has seen this before. I started with a 4.6 Gb image and when the Netinstall Image creator wasdone it's now almost 11.57 gigs. So, it adds 30.9 Mb for Casper imagingbut where does the other 6.94 Gb come from? Thanks, - JD  View more

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Flash Player Installation

Okay, I thought I had a solution that was working for installing FlashPlayer on machines, but it seems I was wrong. The solution was to do theinstall at either Startup or Login. I figured that way all browsers wouldbe closed and the installation woul...  View more

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Casper Imaging quirks in 10.6

Let's see if anyone else has seen anything like this... We're NetBooting all machines from a 10.6.2 NetInstall image built with theCasper NetInstall Creator. On a machine loaded with 10.6.2, we've created a base configuration withonly a 10.6 OS dmg a...  View more

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Adobe CS4 Deployment issue through Casper Adobe Install

Hi We are new to Casper. We tried deployed Adobe CS4 Suite on our machinethrough Adobe Install. We deployed it as per the JAM Article:- *AdobeCS3/CS4 Remote Deployment* -http://jamfsoftware.com/kb/article.php?id=218 When the user is logged in on mach...  View more

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Uptime

I need a little help creating a script that will look at the computersuptime and if it has not been rebooted in more than a week it would eitherdisplay a message to the user reminding them to reboot or populate thecomputer into a smart group so I can...  View more

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Universal Access changes?

Hey all, I've just captured my local Universal Access settings in Composer, poppedthe DMG into Casper, and set it to fill user template and fill existing userhome directories, as it is a file being changed in the user's homedirectory... The package i...  View more

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lpadmin....again (sorry)

Hi All- I have been deploying the unlock admin printers script at imaging timefor some time now, and everything's been FINE for, gosh, months!!Within the past couple of weeks, though, I keep getting users who haveLPADMIN auth problems. I *think* I've...  View more

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dummy receipt for local admin accounts

So, I just thought I would share this with everyone since it seems to be working for quite well. Since we are in K-12 and in a 1:1 and our students are allowed to take their laptops home, this pretty much tosses out all security out the window. Espec...  View more

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Acrobat Pro CS3 updates

Forgive my ignorance. I thought that you just add the Adobe updaters to Casper Admin and checkthe box telling Casper Admin that it's an Adobe or OS dmg and it shouldknow what it is. I just added all the Acrobat Pro updates to CasperAdmin and all of t...  View more

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Time is Off Snow Leopard

Hello Happy Friday I have a question and this kind of relates to a couple of days ago, wereceived some new Mac minis and they were shipped with 10.6.2 so weobtained the new beta netinstall creator and updated our netboot imageand image. The problem w...  View more

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Recon iPhone App

Hi guys, Just started playing with the recon app for the iphone. I can perform an LDAP lookup fine, but it doesn't seem to allow me to submit my data.. Clicking submit in the app does nowt.. also the phone number, MAC address & serial number field ar...  View more

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Software License Management

Hello, I recently (within the last few months) have implemented Casper Suite. Part of what I was wanting to get out of it is a central place to keep all software license information. You can do this in Casper Suite, however it is not very searchable ...  View more

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Logon Delays

Many of our users are experiencing a 45 second delay when attempting to logon to our network wirelessly. We are using home folders, which then adds another 10 seconds to the total amount of time elapsed between entering logon information and actually...  View more

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Digest format issues

Hi all,On Jan 14, 2010, at 2:52 PM, Kemp, Chris wrote: For what it’s worth, I wish that something could be done to clean up the digest too, if possible. I agree that it’s quite often unreadable, especially as people quote & re-quote each other about ...  View more

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managed preference and safari

I am looking to see what the file type is to upload a custom preference file to be able to manage with in Managed Preferences in Casper web app. Has anyone used Managed Preferences to manage Safari?  View more

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Related: 27" iMac shuts off at Netboot

I have a Netboot question related to the 27" iMac question. In order to have another net boot image, do I just create it normally (system Image Utility) and then drop it it in : Casper_Server/Library/NetBoot/NetBootSPO ? Will the 'different machine' ...  View more

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Deplyoing Adobe CS4

Hi Two queries on Adobe deployment. We have to deploy Adobe Illustrator CS4. It has two dmg Installer andContents. No issues on deploying Installer and it works fine. Issue with theAdobe Illustartor CS4 Contents, Casper does not recognize this as a A...  View more

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Get current user from Casper?

The answer I'm looking for might already be floating around the listsomewhere, but I haven't had any luck finding it... Is there any way I can run a script from Casper and get the currently loggedin user? A Œwho am I' command is only returning us the...  View more

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JSS access from outside

I know this has been discussed before - are some of you allowing access toyour JSS from outside your internal network? Whats the best practicehere? Is port 8443 all that's needed to allow a client to check in? Chad  View more

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unable to distribute Safari 4.0.4

friends, romans, countrymen: lend me your tech suggestions... we have not been able, under any circumstances, to successfullydistribute the latest safari via casper. perhaps it's because the newversion of that app utilizes apple's new "flat package" ...  View more

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27" iMac shuts off at Netboot

Has anyone had an issue with a brand new out of the box 27" iMacshutting down trying to netboot? I get the Blue Screen and thenabsolutely nothing. However, the machine is still 'on' because I have tohold the power button in to get it to turn complete...  View more

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Pushing software

What do you guys do when you want to push out updated software and alsochange the config to have the new software? To clarify, say I want to push out Firefox 3.5.7 to all computers. To dothis I create a policy that runs "Once Per Computer" for "Login...  View more

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Custom Search Path - search in Users directory

Hello...We are restricting software on campus and need to track down users withprohibited software. I would like to add a custom path to thesoftware/application search under the inventory tab to be able to seeapplications students have downloaded to ...  View more

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