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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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User home directory on third Volume

We are running with 3 partitions on hard drive Restore ­hidden to userMacOS- all applicationsData -User Home directory and scratch Two weeks ago user changed names of two drives they can see. On restart itcreated a new empty user home directory on th...  View more

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CCA training course

Who all has done this? What did it entail? I think I am going toChicago and the end of June for the course. A little feedback to thosewho have gone would be great. Thanks! Thomas LarkinTIS DepartmentKCKPS USD500tlarki at kckps.orgcell: 913-449-7589of...  View more

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Licensed Software Definitions

Hi, Just wondered before I issue a bug report whether anyone had figured a workaround to the following issue? We, like many shops, have both Mac and Windows boxes with cross- platform licenses for the various pieces of software we run. I like to use ...  View more

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Erase new HD prior to imaging

Hi All-Wondered if others have had this issue:Brand new machines that go right from box to netboot > Image using Erase HD in Casper don't go (they hang, and not always in the same spot in the configuration). If we erase them first w/ Disk Utility (wi...  View more

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casper partitioning

we discovered that having the wrong partition scheme on intel based macs makes it impossible to upgrade to leopard.must be GUID not APM.well i used a utility called ipartition which not only can change partition scheme's non destructively, it can res...  View more

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Sophos Install via Casper

Hello, We are using Sophos, however it is their Endpoint Security and ControlSuite. In this configuration all the clients report to a central server,which means that every client installation has to be unique (the installercreates a unique ID on firs...  View more

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Inventory options [Feature Request]

Inventory is currently happening, and we are hand counting 6,000 macs tomatch our records. I am getting some mismatches with some studentlaptops and what I have in inventory. I have been using the JSS/Casperinventory system to see what users were log...  View more

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Subject: Re: imaging a large group via NetBoot- Casper

casper at list.jamfsoftware.com writes: What's the infrastructure? switches? servers? On 5/19/08 8:34 AM, "Shawn Surma" wrote: We are using Casper with a Netboot server and only one Casper server for the packages. It seems to be taking a very long t...  View more

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Sophos Intsall via Casper

Hello everybody! I was curious how people are handling installing Sophos Anti Virus.What we are running into here is that it needs to run the installer tocreate a unique install on each machine. Any ideas, suggestions, orjust let me know if I'm missi...  View more

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CS3 Install Error

Has anyone seen this error while using the new Adobe CS3 installers withCasper? Error: Adobe Installation Error: Unable to complete the silent workflow(Exit Code 7). This error has happened on both Illustrator and InDesign from a CS3 DesignProfession...  View more

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imaging a large group via NetBoot- Casper

We are using Casper with a Netboot server and only one Casper server forthe packages. It seems to be taking a very long time to image MacBooksout of the box. What kind of numbers has anyone else been getting? If I do just 1 or 2 it will complete in a...  View more

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How to send unix commands via Casper

Hello all.. We've been using Casper here for a few months now, and it's been workinggreat. For the most part we have been using packages for any configurationand install procedures so have not needed to use scripts much other than totrigger a package...  View more

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Require Password on Wake From Sleep

Hello all, does anyone have a method or script to include a setting at imagetime that will set the computer to require a password on wake from sleep?-- Tim NicometoMayo Clinictimn at mayo.edu(507) 255-3034  View more

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Network Settings on Standard Images

Hello all, I am wondering if someone has a proven, rock star, strategy forcreating base Leopard OS images for laptops vs. desktops in regards tonetworking settings, Airport, modems, etc. All of our desktop machines are connected via Ethernet and none...  View more

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Adobe Updates

Okay, this may have been covered in the list already, but since I just started "watching" in April, I haven't seen it. I wanted to find out how everyone is handling Adobe updates to the CS3 suite. Specifically, how are you figuring out what Adobe upd...  View more

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What sort of policies are you using?

Hey all, I'd like to start a thread about the types of tasks we're accomplishing using the Casper policy engine so we can hopefully get some time saving ideas from each other. I have policies that do the following; - pmset script to wake at 8pm (scop...  View more

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Shockwave and Rosetta - still need a command

The application misbehaves with Shockwave 11, and the Shockwave XTRA plugin (a plugin to a plugin?) that allows printing from Shockwave either does not work with Shockwave 11, or does not work without rosetta enabled. Either way, it doesn't work. For...  View more

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leopard migration

So, summer projects here....and you guessed it we are migrating toLeopard (well i guess the subject of the email tipped you off). here is what I have to do with my co-workers over the summer Upgrade about 20 Xserves to 10.5 as well as 5,600 to 5,800 ...  View more

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In Regards to Shockwave and Rosetta

Did you know that Shockwave was updated recently for Intel ? http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/alternates/ http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do? externalId=82216d24&sliceId=1 It's version 11. Roger Corbin  View more

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Active Directory Bind problem

We are just starting to use Casper in production and have found that theAD Bind adds the domain to the contacts tab and in Leopard allows users tosee all the directory information of all students and faculty. Doesanyone know how I can remove the doma...  View more

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Flash 9 issues

Ok... We have been working on creating a Flash 9 Universal Binary packagefrom Adobe. I have manually created the package as well as used Casper'spre-built packages but users still get prompted to install Flash 9 whilebrowsing. I have manually verifie...  View more

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SMART status question

Wondering why several computers are reported as being added to or removedfrom SMART status on a daily basis. I don't see any patterns - sometimesit's the same computer being added/removed with no specific time periodbetween modifications and sometime...  View more

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Symantec Administration Console for Macintosh

Anyone using SAV Symantec Anti Virus corporate version We are using Symantec Administration Console for Macintosh and it is a pain.Does anyone have a way to Kill it and use Casper to insure clients are up todate. ThanksRicky  View more

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Office 2008 file format script

Hello all, I just thought I'd share a script I put together to set Office 2008 apps tosave their files in .doc, .xls and .ppt file formats. In our organization,the Windows environment is not yet using Office 2007, and we don't know whatour external p...  View more

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Script won't run at login

Hi, I have a script that won't run on login. I get the log below. The script is on the server and will run if I send it out via Casper. I am running 5.13, but it seems that jamf is not updated until the second login. The script still fails to run the...  View more

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Office 2004

I was wondering if anyone else has had any problems with the Font Menuperformance at startup? We have tried everything we can think of toeliminate it and it is always there. We did discover that if there areany local users on the machine they open co...  View more

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creating new leopard image

Creating a new leopard image since it seems we may be migrating overthis summer. Any tips on how you configured you images to use with Casper? I alreadycreated a hidden admin account for the casper ssh sessions. Any tips or caveats or known issues I ...  View more

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Feature Request: Casper JSS

Evening, It took Tom's email to trigger my memory to ask for this little featurerelated to inventory. Thanks Tom! I would like the ability to 'LOCK-IN' the name of a computer after it hasbeen imaged, meaning that the only time you can modify what the...  View more

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New 10.5 MacBook Pros and MacPros

Which is best for building the master image off of? Both are shipping withdifferent flavors of 10.5. Rich Rich Dagel | Senior Technology Specialist | Landor Associates |1001 Front St. | S.F., CA. 94111 | 415 365 3933 | www.landor.com  View more

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