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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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getting ready to deploy CS3

Title says it all. CS3 was tossed on my desk on Monday this week. I amjust now getting a chance to look at it. Any pointers or suggestions? We have a site license for Design Premium. I will need to install it on several desktops as well as many stude...  View more

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JumpStart question

Hi everybody, By the recommendation from a friend at Apple, we have decided to start using Casper. We are going to be using the JumpStart system to get us up and running quickly. My question is, do any of you have any questions or recommendations for...  View more

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Boot Camp Imaging

Does anyone have formal documentation and or work flow for imaging a OSX partition and a Boot Camp (NTFS Partition) at the same time? Glenn NowosadDirector of Technology Lakeland Catholic SchoolsBonnyville, AB, CanadaT9N 1B5780-826-3764 Phone Distric...  View more

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Anyone using 10.4.11

Trying to decide if I want to make the jump to 10.4.11. I know there is abut with new accounts and ? In the doc. Anyone else using it and have yourun into any issues? Rich Rich Dagel | Senior Technology Specialist | Landor Associates |1001 Front St. ...  View more

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saving a JSS install

Once you configure a JSS install how can you save it to a pref file orwhat not so that any time you need to reset it back up you can just useyour config file. Just like how the server set up assistant works in OSX server. Any tips on that? Thanks, Th...  View more

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Exporting a tab delimited inventory search

Hello * I am using the new Casper Suite 5.1 and attempting to export a tab delimited text file after doing an inventory search in the JSS. The original search is viewed as a Standard Web Page. After my results are displayed, I select "Tab" from the d...  View more

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networksetup script

Hello everyone, We just deployed 5,500 macbooks at my work. All of them are managedusers. We are using casper for log in hooks, policies, and inventory aswell as package deployment. I have some issues with about 10% or so ofthe users laptops can't ke...  View more

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Script to setup entourage account

I have a script that I made to setup someone's entourage the first time theylog in. I use to have it as a startup item built into the core OS image.Is there anyway I can install the script at imaging time and have it runwhen the user logs in? I know ...  View more

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ssh

i am on leopard client, tiger server with jss 5.1bound to ad.casper 5.1 cannot push printers to me.they cannot even ssh into my box.firewall to ssh open, ssh open in sharing.any ideas. Siddhartha ChaddaChief Technology OfficerOLSONT:612.336.7533C:612...  View more

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Other CS3 apps, Required payload, and individual app licenses

I just upgraded to v5.1 and was trying to create packages for Adobe CS3. Iseem to be well on my way creating a package for CS3 Design Premium, butimages of other CS3 app installer disks are not recognized--for example wehave individual Contribute CS3...  View more

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Printer Drivers Inclusion in Image Suggestions

As I'm thinking of our future OS builds and the increase of laptop usage inour environment I'm having to re-think my approach to printer driverinstalls. Typically I've only been installing HP drivers since that is allwe use here but this becomes a pr...  View more

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Mac anti-virus thoughts

I'd appreciate anti-virus recommendations from those of you deploy an AVpackage in your environment as well as hearing any reasons why you don'trun one. We're about 99% Macs (mostly 10.4, a few 10.3 clients) and haveall Mac servers (all OS X). Thanks...  View more

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Adobe CS 3 with Volume License

Hello all, we have purchased a volume license for Adobe CS Master Suite.I have read through the archives on packaging Adobe CS 3, and am gettingthe error "Licensing for this product has stopped working" when startingany Adobe Creative Suite 3 applica...  View more

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Running on Leopard

Hey folks, Are there any issues with running Casper under Leopard? I want to move my "daily driver" machine to Leopard but I don't want to have any Casper-related problems with it. What about the JSS under Leopard Server? We're wanting to play with s...  View more

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Monitor resolution

We currently have a lab with several machines and an instructor workstationin the front. This WS is connected to a projection unit that can only do1024x768 so when I build my image I need just that machine to be at 1024x768(the rest are at higher res...  View more

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Changing platforms

Hi, I've made a royal cock-up and I'm hoping someone can save me hours of fun. We built up our original OS package but for some daft reason it was madeIntel instead of Universal. I've since lost the notes on what changesexactly were made to the defau...  View more

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Casper Imaging

I continue to recieve the error "StackOverflowException the applicationmust shut down" at the end of imaging machines. It stops when copying thejamf.conf file, which never happens. It never finishes the install leavingthe system unblessed and the inv...  View more

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Two Questions. Firewalls and Blacklisted software.

I was wondering if you can set up a policy to force the firewall to turnback on if it is turned off. Our laptop users are all admins and could goin and turn off their fire wall. Also we are going to implement a blacklist. Just wondering what programs...  View more

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Pre-install partitioning

Hi, Somebody here on the list was after getting the source of the scripts we usefor partitioning disks before imaging, but I seem to have lost your emailand I can't remember whether I ever sent them to you... Mail me off list if you still want them.D...  View more

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Aborting image process from a script

Hi chaps, We've got a script that runs before imaging to get the partition scheme welike set up. In order that we get the correct partition scheme type for theplatform we're imaging (APM for PPC / GPT for Intel) we run a little routineto check. I'd l...  View more

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Blacklisted apps

Here's a list of what we currently blacklist. Skype Azureus Tomato Torrent Transmission BitTorrent Bits on Wheels Xtorrent Acquisition BitRocket Cabos ShakesPeer FrostWire Phex Acqlite iSwipe XFactor -- David NorrisSystems EngineerCrispin Porter + Bo...  View more

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java.lang.NullPointerException

Hello all, I've had this little issue off and on for a while, and I'm not sure what causes it. But I've had enough of it, so I wanted to see if anybody else had seen this. When looking at the Policies on the JSS (Management tab, Policies), I see this...  View more

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Windows to Mac migration

I'm looking to migrate users from Windows XP to Mac OS X. Does anyonehave tips or suggestions? Detto Technologies offers a product calledMove2Mac (http://www.detto.com/outlook-mail-to-mac.html) Does anyonehave any experience with that product? Tom  View more

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Recon issue

I'm finding more and more that when we run Recon 5.03 after imaging with Casper or running the "Casper/Recon QuickAdd" package that it isn't finding the hidden casper user account. The status light is gray and says there isn't an account that matches...  View more

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Before script running both before and after...

Hi, We've got some scripts that run before imaging and some for after to dopartitioning, writing fstab file etc etc. I've just noticed though that oneof these which is prioritised for running before is also attempting to runafter imaging. Anybody got...  View more

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Managed or Unmanaged

Hello all, I am looking to use policies to add software to our 200 Macs quickly and easily. After doing some testing I realised that if a Mac was in a non managed state then the policy would not run. While trying to get all the Macs in to a managed s...  View more

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Packaging iLife

What are people doing for packages of iLife '06? I had read in several areas online that others trying to do installs of iLike other ways than the apple installer had not had much or any success. Has anyone here? If you have a package that works, wou...  View more

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universal image

we use one image for laptops and desktops. we have two netboot, restore and base images. one for each architecture. netboot has casper, disk warrior and file salvage. it also has our scripts for hd formating and windows imaging (if dual boot) restore...  View more

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Universal OS Image - for laptop and desktops

Wanted to see if any of you have developed an OS package that you usefor your laptops and desktops. How about a universal image for thedifferent chip sets, PPC and x86. I hear there is a universal installerbut have not researched this much. If so, ca...  View more

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Firefox preference issues

I created a Firefox package, with options set to fill user directories and templates. When creating the preferences in Firefox, I set downloads to ask each time. Now, when logged in as the student user, every time I click on a download, I get the err...  View more

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