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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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Open Directory binding

Can someone point me in the right direction for pushing/automating Open Directory binding with Casper Remote or policy? I'm thinking it will be dscl commands on 10.5, but will that work for 10.4? We need to remove current OD bindings from clients and...  View more

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Permissions On Casper share point

I've read (and heard) in the past that the permissions on the Casper package share pointsneed to be set with "Others" having read only permissions. This appears to be needed in our caseas the Casper share points are on the same server that is running...  View more

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Packaging Cisco VPN issues

Hi, Sorry about the last post for some reason sent from one of the otheraccounts I have running. I have packaged Cisco VPN using composer and uploaded the package to theJSS. When I deploy via either HTTP or AFP it downloads or mounts thepackage but d...  View more

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migrating JSS to new server - tip

Just double check that your distribution point is created and permissionedcorrectly after the move, especially if your JSS is also a distributionshare. I recently moved from a G5 Desktop to a Intel Xserve. The process went sosmoothly that I felt I ha...  View more

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migrating JSS to new server

So, I got my new servers in and want to migrate my JSS to my new awesome intel xeon xserve. I am exporting the MySQL database now. When I set up the JSS at home for when I want to take my work home I just installed JSS with the setup utility and then...  View more

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Self Service Policy Descriptions

Hi All, Just a quick question, I am trying to add a lengthy description to asoftware deploy that I am making available via self service. The description is just plain text but I need carriage returns and linewraps in it to make it readable however wh...  View more

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Casper Admin 6 Speed

We recently upgraded to Casper version 6, and I have noticed that copy filesto Casper Admin as well as saving appears to take about 3-4 times as long asit used to. Has anyone else noticed this, or is it just me? Thanks... Tim  View more

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Store on JSS setting won't stick

For some reason the setting 'Store on JSS' isn't sticking I have been going to Inventory, search for computers and then individually edit their autorun data.Other settings in here such as 'Run Automatically' are being saving but if I tick Store on JS...  View more

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enable root account via casper policy?

So, Well I thought it would be a good idea to not enable the root account since there was no practical or real use for it. Now, there is a practical use for it, mainly with students (since I am in edu) and AUP violations. Is there a way to enable it ...  View more

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How to reset DNS for JSS?

I can't seem to find this anywhere... how do I reset the IP Address/DNSfor the JSS? I originally setup the JSS to use a DNS Name, but I now needto switch it back to an IP Address for use with netbooting. Thanks,Tatian GreenleafAssociate Director of T...  View more

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Office 2008 Template bug

Has anyone been able to put together a package to deal with the Office 2008 template bug yet? This is the bug where Word, Powerpoint, and Excel files are saved as templates when saved from a web site or from an attachment in mail. Documentation on a ...  View more

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Enable Leopard Guest Account ? [Fixed]

With the help from someone on the OS X servers list I have it figured out. You need to go to the Computers Groups tab and look atthe members section. At that point there is a button with a "..." label that if clicked on let's you browse the network a...  View more

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Computer name won't stick

This isn't directly related to Casper, but it is a problem I'm havingafter I re-image computers. On about half of our eMacs, the Computer Name (sharing name) will notstick. I can change it in the Sharing pref panel, but after restartingthe computer, ...  View more

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Change jamf Helper Splash Screen

Is there a way to customize the new splash screen that shows up afterimaging a machine and installing say Adobe products? Nice touch by the way,it makes it easier to notice a machine is being imaged still instead oflooking for the jamf helper name in...  View more

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Old Xserve Hardware

Afternoon, Totally unrelated to the JSS product (although they did run it for me for along time now), but I'm drawing on the community aspect of JAMF here. I have two PowerPC Xserve G5 systems, Single 2GHz, 2GB, 3 x 80GB drives, andI'm wondering if t...  View more

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Packaging Symantec Antivirus version 10

Hi All, I am a new user to Casper and had a quick query. I have packaged up Symantec Antivirus for OS X version 10. Which seems towork fine. When I deploy it though the app works fine but live update andthe scheduler fail with errors. Has anyone pack...  View more

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Casper User Groups

How many user groups are out there, and where are you located? I went to the one in Chicago when I did the CCA course. Anyone near the Kansas City Metro area????? thanks, Thomas LarkinTIS DepartmentKCKPS USD500tlarki at kckps.orgcell: 913-449-7589off...  View more

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printer

Re Casper v 6.0 Has anyone had trouble with printer? I have added printer to Casper, (logged into a client, added all the printers and then via Casper Admin added them) I find when i image a client with the printers listed in the autorun configuratio...  View more

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Enable Leopard Guest Account ?

The 10.5.x OS package that we are currently using has the Leopard guest account disabled. We have a few machines out there that we would actually like to enable this on. I'm trying to figure out if thereis a way to enable it via command line, but I c...  View more

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Application deployment issues with 6.0

Since the upgrade we have been have issues deploying certain application orsettings packages. I was aware that there is a "glitch" with the FUT or FEUoption if those options were selected, but the actual package did notcontain any user data. However,...  View more

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Casper Remote Not Installing Packages

The error I am consistently seeing is this: Error: There was an error with ASR: XSTA start 97 client then further down these errors: could not copy //System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/ GraphicsAppSupport.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/ImageKit.framew...  View more

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GSX searches

I have the exact issue as Eric. My GSX searches in the JSS give me: org.apache.wsif.WSIFException: Cannot get part 'AuthenticateReturn'. Part was not found in message We also have a valid account with Apple. --Rob GaudreauTechnology Support AnalystCo...  View more

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Casper Image and Remote not installing packages

Hey Guys- I'm having a few problems with Casper. When I image a machine, I'm trying to use our existing MS Office package, which casper says it's installing, but there is no MS Office folder in the Applications folder when it is done. The package loo...  View more

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GSX searches.

Anyone got this working? I am getting: org.apache.wsif.WSIFException: Cannot get part 'AuthenticateReturn'. Part was not found in message with known good credentials thanks  View more

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DMG failing verification

So I've gotten the same failing verification of the DMG. It's related to thefact that HTTP is the Default method of connecting to the file stores andgetting that setup doesn't seem to be automagic. If you override the defaults to "Force Dist Points t...  View more

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Smart Groups v.6

So I have some of my smart groups set to notify me on change and they seem to think everytime a system runs recon that it's new to the group. My mailbox is pretty full today. Anyone else see this with the new version?? --Eric Winkelhake | Technology ...  View more

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/etc/jamf.conf

We are about half way through our summer imaging project and due to how we set it up I had to set the JSS info on the client by IP address. Well, in my network IP addresses can and will change so we try to do everything by domain. If I write a simple...  View more

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