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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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Searching for Accounts

Oh Wise ones, I have a maintenance account on some machines and not others. I would liketo be able to create a smart group based on machines with this account, orat least be able to do an inventory search for machines with the account.Can this be don...  View more

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FileVault Enabled For All

Hi Folks, Maybe I'm insane to want to even consider doing this, but does anyone knowif it's possible to have FileVault set to automatically make all new usersthat login to a machine use FileVault for their home directory by default? Example: A new Ac...  View more

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Casper failing to deploy base OS package

We have been finding that Casper is very unreliable with deploying the base OS package - has anyone else seen this happen? We are in the process of a round of image deployment to our 180 public Macs and we have seen that over 10% of the time Casper w...  View more

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Automatic Proxy Configuration

Hello, does anyone know if I can set the location of a proxy .pac file in the Network Settings via Casper? I checked out the networksetup command in Tiger and Leopard and it appears it can manipulate every single aspect of the network settings except...  View more

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Multiple HDs with Casper admin

Hey everybodyMy organization has been using an apple Xserve to store packages in CasperAdmin. Unfortunately, we've run out of space on the main HD. Although we'veordered a bigger drive for later use, I was wondering if there was any waywe could get C...  View more

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Paper Cut NG print management software

I am looking at a print management package called PaperCut NG.http://www.papercut.com/products/ng/mac/ Has anyone used this software in a Mac environment and, if so, have youused it in conjunction with Casper? Thanks, Jeff JohnsonTechnology Coordinat...  View more

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Issues with Time machine script.

First off, hello all. Casper n00b here. I have a script that is supposed to set a defaults write for that annoying time machine message whenever you plug in a drive. it does not seem to be working for me when it is deployed with an image. does it hav...  View more

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CS 3.3 Installations

Has anyone been able to package up CS 3.3 for deployment yet? From what I amgetting from Adobe, they did not create a single install for the entiresuite. Unfortunately, another department in my company manages therelationship with Adobe and I am unab...  View more

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load balancing servers

Anyone done this with casper yet through the JSS? I want to have multiple netboot and image servers in one subnet and use mass edit for the auto run data. So I have two servers set up, both on the same subnet but with different IP ranges on different...  View more

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Wireless authentication & Active Directory logins

Hi,We have several mobile shared iBook and MacBook carts in our campus'swireless network, and all students and faculty use Active Directoryaccounts. We're implementing the 'Golden Triangle' setup of having Macclients authenticate users with the Activ...  View more

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Byhost issue?

Howdy all, OK, hopefully this is an easy one. Working on our new 10.5 image, and when we push out a fresh image to a test box (while netbooted), I can't get Software Update to stick (in the Off position) for any user (1admin, 2 managed). Don't think ...  View more

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Not a valid JSS

Hi All, Ive used autorun on a number of mac this week and last, and now when i try to autorun to image a mac i get "The server that Casper received data from does not appear to be a valid JSS....." It gets to this after the check for autorun and "Gat...  View more

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Default PDF Viewer

Hi All!I need to force all user profiles to open PDFs by default in Adobe Reader (8.12).I cannot seem to make this stick.I have tried adding the launchservices.plist as a package, and also editing the file on my OS package (10.4.11 PPC)both in the lo...  View more

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boot camp commands on windows

Is anyone running any kind of scripts or hooks with in the windows side that use boot camp? Like, how would you force someone in windows to change the default boot volume back to OS X and reboot the system? Thanks, Thomas LarkinTIS DepartmentKCKPS US...  View more

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Adding to First Run script

Is there a way to add to the First Run script permanently? I want to add some shell commands to the script that run every time I re-image a machine. Right now I am just setting Casper to not restart and then manually editing the script, but I'd rathe...  View more

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Issues with scripts and Adobe installers...

I have been having some interesting issues lately with scripts in Casper andthe adobe installers (not sure if these are related or not). When a policy tries to run the script I get an error that 'Error: The scriptcould not be found.' I have had this ...  View more

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More : CS3 Strategies

We are looking at doing a lot of deployment of Adobe CS3 this summer. I've read some of the various strategies that people are using here on the mailing list as well as the manual and knowledge base article. There seems to be lots of different opinio...  View more

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Add Dashboard to Dock?

Sorry if this is a basic question. When I attempt to add Dashboard to the Dock items, it shows up in Casper Admin as an app, but has nothing for the name and nothing for the path to the app. Does someone have a workaround for this? Thanks,Eric Anders...  View more

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Adobe Reader 9.0 pkg

So I see that the new Adobe Reader 9 installers are in Apple Package format. (But why not Universal I have no idea.)Has anyone tried rolling one of these packages out with Casper ? Does it work ? Although they are in Apple .pkg formatsomething does s...  View more

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imaging behind NAT

So For our summer imaging project I am running into a few snags. We have pulled a server out of our server room that was extra and are making a mobile imaging cart to take out to all of our laptops. Well, since every building is on different VLANs we...  View more

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10.5.4 update hung

Hi, I just tried to roll out the 10.5.4 combo pkg, but the install hung on updating receipts. I rebooted the machine and it did say 10.5.4 was install ok, but I don't trust it. Has anyone else seen this? Best wishes Michael  View more

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help - cant add computers to the jss

Ive recently installed casper and jss to a server I cannot add any computers to the jss, ive tried via quickadd package remote scan and local in recon It says added successfully but when i go to the web interface and search the inventory no computers...  View more

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Casper and Undercover

I've seen a few posts about using Casper in combination withComputrace/LoJack, but does anyone here have any experience with Undercoverby Orbicule? We're looking into using that in our installation, and I waswondering if anyone out there had any advi...  View more

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Keychains

Hey All- When you are making your base OS images do you delete the keychains? I just noticed when testing a 10.5.4 one that when I open Safari it asked me to unlock a login keychain. I looked in Keychain Access and there is a "Safari Forms Auto-Fill"...  View more

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Add printers without admin rights

We are currently rolling out Macbook Pros to mobile users that need theability to add printers on their own when in not company locations. We arenot wanting to give these users admin rights. Has anyone been able toproduce a script or a package that w...  View more

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Dual booting Macbooks!!!!

Due to powers that be it looks like I must load Windows on all of our Macbooks for one piece of software. This is a critical piece of software that our users need and there is no alternative, for a long story short. So, the software company that is i...  View more

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License Information Not Traveling to Images

Hi, we're relatively new to this whole imaging thing, our Jump Start endedyesterday, and we've run into a problem that looks like it's bound to repeatitself with other software. We're running Graphic Converter under a site license. In the old days, w...  View more

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MPKG's

Hello all, I feel as if I should know this, but admittedly, I do not... Is there a good method to follow for deploying MPKG's? In particular, thenew XML File Format Converter from Microsoft, or any of their otherupdaters? Part two of this, is what ab...  View more

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