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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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Icon file to use in Self Service app?

Where can I find the icon resource to copy into the Self Service app so that I get a nice, big, clear icon of the app I am making a self service install for? Right now I am using Grab to make a screen shot of the icon - but it is pixelated. Do you ha...  View more

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MCX settings and time machine menu extra

I am trying to remove the time machine menu extra from the menu as we arenot using time machine. I tried to manually add the setting to the menuextras part of MCX but did not have any luck getting it to work. Any ideas? Rich DagelSenior Technology Sp...  View more

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Minneapolis Casper Users Group - July 9, 2009

Hello Everyone, We will be holding the second Casper users Group meeting hosted by the community on July 9 at the Hopkins High School in Minnetonka, MN. Please check the website for more details. While this event is being held at the school, we welco...  View more

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Adding LDAP server to JSS

I'm adding my ODM to the LDAP servers in the JSS, using the default settings in the JSS, but when I save and test a user lookup of a user I know is in there, I get the following error: The following error was generated performing the LDAP Lookup: Err...  View more

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font title & PO date ???

In the JSS, can anyone tell me where I can have teh "Font Title" and "PODate" not show in the Inventory options? I cannot find it and bothfields have "???" for every entry. thanks, - lauren -LAUREN NICHOLASUser Support Analyst - Hurd Campus Center fo...  View more

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All of Caspers files?

I'm having a ton of problems with our new deployment of Casper 6 to about 15 servers. Things are not replicating, Adobe installs don't get listed in Casper Admin, Self Service is super flakey, reimaging is skipping the main disk image, etc. I have a ...  View more

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Evaluate Password Strength

Hello All-We are preparing for a security audit of sorts and I was wondering if anyoneknew of a way in which Casper might be utilized to evaluate the passwordstrength of passwords on users workstations. ThxJon -- Jonathan H. Smith | Sr. Systems Engin...  View more

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Error deploying software package

I was wondering if you can provide any information on the followingerror when we are trying to deploy a package to a managed client. We have tried to deploy the CasperSuite 7.0 as a package. Installation failed. The installer reported: installer: Err...  View more

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FW: Error deploying software package

I was wondering if you can provide any information on the followingerror when we are trying to deploy a package to a managed client. We have tried to deploy the CasperSuite 7.0 as a package. Installation failed. The installer reported: installer: Err...  View more

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script to remove item from startup items?

Hello all- I just got my script working for PaperCut (finally) via a login policy.It works great. However, I deployed a bunch of machines before I couldfix it to faculty members-simply adding the PCClient.app to their loginitems. Now, if I make the s...  View more

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JSS ver 6 or ver 7

Folks, I'm running JSS v6 on a 10.5.7 Server unlimited clients ... Due to cost saving and economic crack downs .. My boss want to pull myunlimited license in lieu of a 10 User OS X Server 10.5 ..I think he wants to play with it more than the 10 seat ...  View more

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Script to change name on macs

Dear All, I want to reinstall 15 iMacs every 2 weeks. Do anybody have a script to use the "jamf setComputerName " using a text file with Mac address-- Name relation? many thanks Carmelo Lopez Portilla ITS EMBL HeidelbergTel. +49 (0) 6221 387 8444Fax ...  View more

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New Adobe Install Setup - on server but not in Casper Admin

I've been having some odd problems adding software to our JSS server and want to see if there is a quick fix as it is usually a day or two process to get things replicated across our servers from our master server since the replicas are scattered acr...  View more

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v7 Questions - MCX, OS X Disk, & AD Bind

I just upgraded our JSS yesterday to v7 and have been having a few issueswith v7. I'm almost certain it's user error so I figured I'd ask theexperts. Managed Preferences: I went through and made some quick managed preferencesettings just to test this...  View more

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Self Service Blankness - solved

OK - got it solved. We were not entering the fully qualified domain name to the master distribution server in Casper Imaging when we (and by WE I mean ME) launched Imaging. That means it wrote the server name to /private/etc/jamf.conf as an unqualifi...  View more

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External hard drive

There was a thread on here a while back about putting Casper on an external hard drive, but I can't seem to find it. Can someone point me to this, or explain what they're doing? Jeffrey A. StraussDepartment of Educational TechnologySystems Administra...  View more

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Monitor size reporting

Does anyone have a way to report on the monitor size in Casper, whether thatbe the built-in monitor or an attached (or both). Resolution from SystemProfiler only tells me the current set resolution, not max resolution. Atleast with max, you can guess...  View more

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Scheduled Task

Hi- I'm going to be pushing software updates once a month, two weeks after patch Tuesday. Ideally, people would have that two week period to apply software updates themselves (from our internal SUS) but then after that 2 week period, I want to force ...  View more

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Compiled Configurations Casper 7

Dear all, Once you compile a Configuration using Casper Admin 7 , this is placed under CompiledConfigurations Folder on the JSS Server, but I cannot see it under JSS-->Management-->Policies when I want to create a policy to deploy this compiled syste...  View more

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HTTP on by default in Casper 7

Hi all, I thought I'd drop this out there quickly just as a note to anyone updating to Casper 7 this week. It seems that JAMF have (possibly mistakenly) set HTTP downloads to be turned on by default in this release whether you had it switched on befo...  View more

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re Subject: [Casper 6] External hard drive

HI!Be sure you have drive that's big enough to hold all your packages.Connect External Drive to your computer, Open Casper Admin (6 yes, 7?), drag your drive into left pane (way at the bottom where it says "Local Drive")Right_Click the drive in the p...  View more

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Self Service blankness

Self service app was working fine yesterday - now it is showing up blank. The top of the window (gray part) is there, but the rest is just white. What are some things to check for? Rich Barron  View more

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Error installing jssutil (moving)

Hi all, I am trying to set up a new Distribution point through JSS Setup Utility and as soon as I try to connect/authenticate to this server, it tries to download the JSS scripts, but quickly returns the following error: There was an error installing...  View more

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Casper iPhone App

Just heard a rumor that there is an iPhone app for Casper for version 7.Is that true? If so, what functionality is present? Thank you, - JD  View more

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v7

Just finished upgrade to 7 no problems. Interface looks clean. (JSS isgetting greener)Want to request from group if in subject you can include Casper version v5,v6, v7 when writing.Thanks-- Enrique 'Ricky' Silberg  View more

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v7 and managed prefs

Hi, I have upgraded to v7 and it has gone very well. I have one issue with Managed Preferences. It seems to me that I can only add one preference at a time to a time to a policy. I save it and it takes me out of the template and I then have to go bac...  View more

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Adobe

Sorry if I'm being redundant, but I've created my Adobe CS3 installer package, and at the end of my test image, I see the screen appear telling me that the image is finishing with the Adobe install. However, when I log into the machine, the apps are ...  View more

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Tips on shrinking netboot image

Greetings. I was wondering if any of you have tips on shrinking the netboot image that Casper Imaging runs off of. I made a minimal leopard install (ie. OS with no printer drivers, languages, or X11) and created a netinstall set with Casper NetInstal...  View more

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Casper Suite 7.0 Released This Week

Hello everyone- Casper Suite 7.0 has been completed! Everybody should be getting an email with information by Friday afternoon. If you don't receive an email by then, or have pressing needs to upgrade sooner, please send an email to: blaine at jamfso...  View more

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Server is not responding

Has anyone received a "server is not responding" error while imaging computers and using the bindtoOD script to secure bind them? It was working for a couple days, now it's not. Nothing has changed server-side, and I have to manually un- and re-bind ...  View more

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