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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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Unmanaged Macs to Static Group

HiIm not sure if this was discussed already.we are using Jamf Pro Version 10.7.0We have a requirement to add certain computers to static groups , even before the computer is enrolled via DEP. I could create a computer entry by Create Computer API (JS...  View more

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Security and Privacy Payload

Just need some input how the following can be handled, as I need 2 scenarios in my "security and privacy" payload Default in "general" tab you have to choose how gatekeeper must handle software downloads, only from appstore etc. Then under "filevault...  View more

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Can the Database be a separate server

Brand new on this one - the environment builds everything with the R2 design for high availability - MySQL on a Linux Server - and Jamf Pro on Windows Server? I haven't used this in a considerable number of revisions....  View more

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Capture keyboard shortcut settings in System Preferences

We must disable keyboard shortcuts for screenshots as a requirement for the state online assessment. In Sierra, these screenshot keyboard shortcuts have their own option under Keyboard > Shortcuts. Under Mojave, it has an additional option. How can w...  View more

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Backup Users Folder with Time Machine to QNAP

So I have read through a few threads about how to setup using time Machine to backup to a QNAP for just one user folder. What I am actually looking at doing is setting up Time Machine to be pre-configured to backup the the user folder for all profile...  View more

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Speed up Mac Data Transfer

Has anyone found a way to make data migrations faster? I need to find a way to move data quickly from one computer to the next. Migration assistant with thunderbolt takes about 1 to 2 hours. Its way worse with ethernet. I tried time machine backup bu...  View more

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Post Enrollment Prompt

Good Afternoon and happy new year everyone. I am looking to have a prompt appear post-enrollment asking for a few pieces of information:Name:E-mail Address:Department: (Drop Down would be nice). Once the user submits the information it would modify t...  View more

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hostname variable for FQDN

My current site utilizes a Network Policy Server (NPS) for authentication to the tightly controlled Wi-Fi. The WiFi is EAP and uses machine authentication through NPS I have that part working properly. I was able to create a profile that polls the AD...  View more

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Naming New Macs

I'm wondering how others are handling setting hostnames of new Macs coming into their environment automatically with JAMF. Here's my scenario: I have 20 new machines being deployed in my environment. After enrollment (or during the process), I want t...  View more

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Modify MySQL Field Data in a Table

Hello. Is there a way to view/edit an app record in the catalog through MySQL? Specifically, I want to uncheck the box in the app records that forces app updates from all the apps in the catalog where it shows up. Does anyone know what that field is ...  View more

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10.14.2 patch update as PKG - how to install

So I deployed the 10.14.2 update to mac´s (cached) as pkg. But just getting stuck in how actually to start the update without any user interaction - or what is the best practise to deploy a OS security patch . We don´t have any update server and of c...  View more

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Configuration profile - when it should apply

I don´t know if there is a simple solution for this, but I cannot see any way We have a configuration profile that ad a Machine certificate through AD CS. The issue is that when the mac is being enrolled, there in one of the first steps the user need...  View more

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Office 2019 and Volume License PKG not deploying

All. Totally new to all of this so please bear with me. I am managing about 30 Macs and iOs devices for my church and attempting to deploy Office 2019 pkg and the Volume License PKG. I amusing JamfNow Plus and had added the apps to my system and then...  View more

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Adobe Creative Cloud 2019-only Patch Definitions

We found the Jamf-provided Adobe Creative Cloud Patch Definitions too inclusive as many of our users are sticking with 2018 versions, but were prompted to apply 2019 updates. Adobe Creative Cloud 2019-only Patch Definitions Note: As @brysontyrrell po...  View more

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Open Directory "mobile" Users to Standard local users

Hello JAMF Nation, We just moved away from Open Directory using Enterprise Connect and I was wondering if anyone knew how to move a OD "mobile" account to just standard local Users. We have had some success in doing this but unfortunately the user ne...  View more

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iPads Not Communicating with Jamf

We recently enrolled our first hundred iPads through DEP. We weren't quite ready to deploy at that time, so they have been sitting a while. Now that we are trying to deploy them, we find that we have quite a few that haven't updated their inventory i...  View more

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Install SEP from Remote PKG JamF Now Plus

I followed this same instructions to make a package from our SEPMhttps://www.jamf.com/jamf-nation/discussions/26885/how-to-package-symantec-endpoint-protection-sep-14 but when i upload it to JAMF now plus it says the package isnt signed so i cant add...  View more

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Create a Smart Group for Touchbar Macs?

I've looked around, but seem to be at a loss; Does anyone here know a way to create a Smart Group that will capture all Touchbar Macs, and/or Macs with Touch ID? There is a "Touch ID" criteria in the latest version of JAMF, but I'm not sure what valu...  View more

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Reboot script with defferal

Hello, and happy new year everyone. Reaching out to you guys about a good reboot script with deferral. Our users here never restart their computers. As of now, its gotten to a point where its horrible.Updates get installed and they need machines to b...  View more

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Script To Force Quit Lotus Notes

I've been on this forum for a while now and it is very helpful. I've been able to use a few things I've found from here. I have a question. Does anyone have a script that does the below? I am not capable of writing it from scratch myself but could mo...  View more

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Why would you need Remote Apple Events Enabled?

Can someone explain why I would need Remote Apple Events enabled under Sharing in System Preferences? Other than running apple script from PC-1 to PC-2 (which I never do). I rather have it turned OFF -- but when reading the MAN pages I can only set i...  View more

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Where to find cocoadialog ?

Hi everybody, I would like to know if it is possible to find the latest available version of Cocoadialog?If so, please, where will I find it ?Is it compatible with Mojave (10.14) ? Finally, do you recommend Pashua or Cocoadialog ? Thanks for your hel...  View more

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User Profile Default Icon

Does anyone know how to change a users picture to a picture I have added to the User Pictures. All the current terminal command lines don't work. (IE Mojave)I would like to set a default for all users. I have looked for prefrences.plist and still hav...  View more

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TouchID and Watch unlocking

Just want to hear additional comments as to why corporations prefer to disable within Jamf TouchID and Apple Watch to unlock Macs. I can understand the watch which prefers one to sign into iCloud, but why disable TouchID? Thanks  View more

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Approved Kernel Extensions still asking to be allowed

Hi, I have written a Configuration Profile to allow the Sophos KEXT to be allowed. I am no longer asked to allow it manually after I reboot, but the allow button is still showing in Security and Privacy, is this correct? The user is verified in the P...  View more

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