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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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image log and policy log feature request

OK So, I think it would be awesome, that if in the imaging logs it logged what configuration you used to image the machine with. That way, I can look up when it was last imaged and with what configuration to tell off the bat if it has out of date pro...  View more

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adobe issue

HiI want to delete a "New Adobe Install" from casper AdminIf you click on the icon it still shows all the images I had before. how can I delete them?I already deleted all the packages that were made from this and the dmg file but still shows this one...  View more

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auth bind script

So I have a group of iMacs that we want in the OD and we want managed via MCX but we want to disable all log ins but local accounts and to do so I need to do an authenticated bind. So, I wrote this script and the commands them self seem to work indiv...  View more

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Custom Extension Attribute - Sophos Relay Server

So I'm in the CCA class this week, and went back to the shop to write my first extension attribute. For those using Sophos with multiple relay servers (we have 4). I know the script isn't pretty. I'm not a scripting guru, but I thought I'd share for ...  View more

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BOM error

Hi- Whenever I open Casper Admin, I get an error about a BOM needing to be constructed. I happens every time. Is there any way to figure out what package is causing this? Thanksj --Jared F. NicholsDesktop Engineer, Client ServicesInformation Services...  View more

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DMG not demounting after installation

Hi, The mounted dmg(all dmg's) on the clients desktop/finder sidebar does not demount after installing it. It happens when DMG's deployed via Casper policy. Is this the common issue or any problem with our JAMF server? Thanks in advance. Thanks & Reg...  View more

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Problems deploying Parallels 5 with 10.6.3

We're testing 10.6 on a few machines. The version of Parallels 5 that we had did not seem to want to work with 10.6. I downloaded the latest version from Parallels 5.0.9344.55874. I used the procedure provided by jamf (extracting "install.mpkg"). How...  View more

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Casper Unrelated: Hardware Question

Hi Gang, I am helping someone with some older Xserve hardware and they are havingsome issues getting the disks to initialize. It's a G4 vintage system with amegaraid installed. -- Issue -- Using the diskutil list terminal command I see a 467 gig driv...  View more

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Modify your 10.5 Software Update Server to serve 10.6 Clients

A colleague of mine at another office pointed me to this discussion on theApple boards which contains instructions for modifying a Mac OS X Server10.5.x Software Update Server to host 10.6.x updates. The best part is thatif you are using Casper 7.2 I...  View more

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weird casper ssh oddity

I have a client machine that has been imaged, has the jamf binary present and updated to 7.2 but it does not show in the JSS inventory. I then ssh into this machine using the same account Casper uses to verify I can ssh, and it works. When I run reco...  View more

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Casper iPad Support

I'm assuming there will be a 7.2.x update with iPad support? Anyone know any details? Noah SwansonMacintosh Development/SupportEnterprise Desktop ServicesPhone: 309-765-3153SwansonNoah at johndeere.com  View more

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2 JSS records, 1 serial number

What can cause a computer to show up in the JSS with 2 different records? I was under the impression that all JSS records were keyed off of serialnumbers first, but I have 2 different records both referencing the samecomputer, same serial number, sam...  View more

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Managed Preferences

I need some help with creating a managed preference to make DirectoryUtility inaccessible to my end-users. JIM ORING, JR. IT WORKFLOW MANAGER G7 PROFESSIONAL SCHAWK! T 323.258.4111 D 323.551.6517 M 909.904.2839 F 323.259.0428 jim.oringjr at schawk.co...  View more

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MCX settings question

What is the difference between com.apple.(iChat|mail).managed andcom.apple.(iChat|mail)when setting MCX? Ryan M. ManlyGlenbrook High Schools? ACSP ? ACMT  View more

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10.6 Imaging

I've been testing out Casper for quite some time now and just started tinkering with the Imaging process. So I copied up a disc image of 10.6 and told CA that it was an installer file and put that as the base image. I made a smart config and put the ...  View more

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Errors with Adobe updates

Hi- Trying to update some CS4 products and have run into one error on one particular machine for a number of updates (Photoshop, Fireworks, Extension Manager) Event log from the policy: /usr/sbin/jamf is version 6.01 Executing Policy Adobe Photoshop ...  View more

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auto log out if idle policy

So, Do any of you enforce client machines to log out if idle for x amount of time? If so, could you give me some details on how exactly you implement this? Thanks in advance, Tom  View more

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Feature Requests

Hello everyone- First of all, thanks to everyone for the feature requests, both on this list and in person over the last 7 years. Almost every feature that we have comes from requests from our community. Thank you all for helping us make our products...  View more

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Font Management

Hello, Fonts as you are probably aware have been a thorn in admins' (and creativeusers') sides for a long time. Using the font management whitepapers fromExtensis, it is still not clear what I need to do (In 10.6) to clean/movethe default fonts to re...  View more

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Managing Printers

Just curious how many of you manage printers ? We have tried a number of things. Managing from Casper has sometimes been hit and miss. I think one of the problems is that we have so many different versions of the Mac OS ranging from 10.3.9 right up t...  View more

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yet another feature request

I would like a nice interface in the JSS like WGM for modify plist files for MCX. Where I could import a Plist file and then tell it, this string bool true this string bool false. It would make MCX management easier. I of course, use OD for most of m...  View more

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disable text to speech via MCX

What plist controls this? We disabled it, but students can still hit the finder/app menu and go to services and run it. Where are the services listed in what Plist and how do I disable? Thoughts? Thanks Tom  View more

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Casper Feature Request (scripts & man pages)

Hi, On 30 Mar 2010, at 19:24, Thomas Larkin wrote: While we are doing feature requests, and I love the script Idea. In fact, if I could just copy/pasta a working and tested script in say a dialog box in the JSS and say, this is a script in X (perl, a...  View more

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Entourage

Anyone having problems with Entourage 2004/2008 mass of users getting message 'The folder Inbox cannot be synchronized with the server' You must empty the cache for the folder before it can be synchronized again. Message comes up on all Inbox, calend...  View more

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Feature Request: Nested Smart Configurations

Support guys, devs, and fellow admins: In my Casper environment: a multi-office, multi-department, creative enterprise, I have need of the the ability to build Configurations, Smart Configurations, and Sub-Configurations underneath; nested smart conf...  View more

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