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Jamf Pro 11.8.0 Beta is now available!

Hello Jamf Nation! The Jamf Pro 11.8.0 Beta Release features a number of exciting improvements and enhancements for managing your Apple devices. Starting with 11.8.0, Jamf Pro admins will be able to set a minimum OS for MacBooks, iPhones, and iPads t...  View more

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sethomepage command - firefox

I was looking for a way to set homepage (we have Firefox as our default) for all users on certain machines. This command works perfectly... except it also opens a tab for http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/3.6.3/whatsnew jamf setHomePage -fut -home...  View more

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FR: JSS Web Interface Productivity Improvements

Morning, So my usage of the JSS goes in waves, and my largest use is always beforeclasses start. When I start using the web interface the same annoyances comeback each time. It's frustrating to go into a section, and when your work is done you getspi...  View more

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Setting local prefs via MCX

Hi all, I'm working on setting up some 10.5.8 workstations, and I'm trying to useMCX to set Preferences on a generic local user to lock down certainsettings. We do not use directory authentication (and please don't tell mewhy I should set it up ­ it ...  View more

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Feature request for JSS mobile applications

Hi, I would prefer the JSS mobile applications by default not to store the password for accessing the JSS. If one really wants to do so, this should be optional but not recommended. Best,Marko -- Marko JungNSMS - Oxford University Computing Servicesh...  View more

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Casper in a campus or multi department enterprise

Hello, I'm investigating Casper as a Mac management solution. I am wondering if anyone is using casper in a large multi department enterprise? I'm wondering if there is any way to make it so that access to machines for one department is restricted to...  View more

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Master Distribution Point Not Mounting

Hi Everyone, My master distribution point is failing to mount via Casper Admin. I haveeven assigned R/W ACLs for another account to have access to the CasperSharebut no dice. What am I doing wrong here? Casper is installed on a Mac Pro that I have ac...  View more

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10.6 Password from Screensaver?

Hey all, Is anyone else having any trouble with the MCX settings for enforcingpasswords when returning from screensaver? It was working with all ofour 10.5 machines, but it seems to be spotty on our 10.6 machines. I've verified that MCX settings are ...  View more

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VNC

Is there a way to VNC/ARD in while a machine is imaging, so I canmonitor it? John Wojda Lead System Engineer, CTS 3333 Beverly Rd. B2-338B Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 Phone: (847)286-7855 SMS / Text Page: 2245873298 Team Lead: Chris Sta Ana  View more

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restricted apps...

Hi everyone, Suddenly, my restricted applications don't appear to be restricted anylonger. I've got all settings configured the same as they were. I killthe process for a given name such as Terminal but to no avail. Doesanyone know why this may have ...  View more

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favicon

In the past I've changed the favicon file (I modified the original Casper one from green to red) on my test server. That way I can easily tell in my browser if I'm in the production or test environment. I for the life of me can't remember where it's ...  View more

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Creating Alias or symbolic links?

Hi Guys- I’m working on a Cisco VPN client package. It appears as though it makes a symbolic link from /private/etc/CiscoSystemsVPNClient -> /etc/opt/cisco-vpnclient, however when I create the package in composer, it just copies this information and ...  View more

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Storage/Filesystem Question

Hello, Not really Casper related... sorry. I have a server that I have inherited that I need to replace. This server is used by an art automation group which mainly consists of developers. There are many automated systems that mount the shares on thi...  View more

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best logging method for scripts

I have been scrapping my scripts and combining them all into 1 post image script for configurations that are just needed. What I cannot do in MCX I do via shell scripts. However, combining them all racks up like 500 lines of code sometimes. I would l...  View more

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Script to mount SMB share?

Does anyone have an easy script to auto mount an SMB share that I could make a policy with through casper? I have a bunch of Windows servers used for online testing in our school district that have a data folder that needs to mount for the client pro...  View more

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Messenger:Mac 6 configuration

I am coming up empty handed on generating a script to automate the configuration of Messenger 6 for our clients. I tried to go about the modification of the plist but it has failed every time leaving me with a first run script like what you would use...  View more

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entourage - junk email protection

The entourage script in the Resource Kit is working well for us. Anyone know of a way to force off junk email protection, either with a script or a managed preference? Thanks.  View more

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Send Windows image to existing partition?

I'm still new to Casper Suite, and was wondering if this was even possible... I have Macs that only need the Windows partition updated. Am I able to create a configuration to only push the Windows image to an already existing Windows Boot Camp partit...  View more

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Jamf uninstall help

I’m trying to uninstall a package using the jamf commandline tool, but every time I try I get a “Uninstall Not Allowed – The JSS did not return information to uninstall this package” error. I think it has to do with the package id. Anybody know how t...  View more

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Self Service Setup

When I login to Self Service...which the login does work.....I see that there are no Self Service items....I'm logging in from a computer that is managed by JSS and as a member of the Teacher group that is defined.[Image:Screen shot 2010-08-12 at 2.5...  View more

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bind script error

hey everyone... I am scrapping my separate bind scripts and integrating them into my post image script. Since the computer name is set by Casper, and each name is unique to it's building I figured I'd use that to script it... Here it is: #!/bin/bash ...  View more

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Fails to image

Anyone ever try to return a computer to Apple because it fails to imageproperly? We have 90 MacBooks that we're imaging for a 1:1 laptop program, and onewill not image correctly. Permissions are messed up (e.g. can't access ~/for a local admin accoun...  View more

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Re-image this partition if it already exists

Has anyone seen where "Re-image this partition if it already exists" doesn't? In the past the old NetBoot images would launch Disk Utility and we told theTechs to re-partition the drives. Then when Disk Utility was quit Imagingwould run and image the...  View more

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Extension Attribute for USB scanners need testers

Hello All, I have a new Extension Attribute for pulling info for USB connected scanners. I have only tested it against Epson scanners since that it all that I have in the hospital. I al looking for anyone who would be interested in testing it against...  View more

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i3 not Netbooting

Has anyone had any problems netboot i3 machines to net install sets thatwere created with i5 hardware?Thanks -- Colleen KeenanSenior Technology Classroom SpecialistAcademic TechnologyAmherst College413-542-8175  View more

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Active Directory LDAP Syncing

Hi All, I was wondering if anyone knew how to force an LDAP sync or how to edit the frequency of syncing? More to the point, I am trying to scope a managed preference to an user in the "restricted" group and the JSS doesn't show the group. Thanks! Pa...  View more

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FW: enableARD.sh

I am trying to setup enableARD script and when I put it in the workflowit says it runs through w/o errors. However when I try to connect viaARD it blocks me out saying the machine is offline. I can push theenableARD script through Casper Remote and t...  View more

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Very Slow Casper Remote Installs

I'm trying to use Casper Remote to do an install of CS3 DP on a machine. It's been running for the last 15 minutes and it says it is stilldownloading to the machine. In fact, it is at 58% of downloading. Both the server and the machine are on a Gig n...  View more

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Editing a Casper manged preference thru CLI

Hey We have a user that has traveled out of our network and cannot reach the jss or our xserve. Right now his machine updates from our xserve with a user level managed preference. Under these setting JSS > Management > Managed Preferences > com.apple...  View more

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