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Efficient wipe of information off a specific user

Hi All, I'm working on a script to remove content from the documents, downloads, desktop, and trash from a specific user. We have training laptops that we would like to refresh periodically. The first draft of my script is well intentioned, but it do...  View more

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FYI - Database Password Gotcha

I just wanted to post this here so if the next person runs into this, who is not a MySQL expert (like myself), they won't get stuck for a few hours like I did :-) So I'm in the process of setting up a brand new JSS environment that will include an ap...  View more

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Configuration Profile to Manage Chrome Policy settings

Our organization has a need to set user policy settings in chrome. Currently I'm handling this by using this single command - "sudo -u $currentuser defaults write com.google.Chrome AuthServerWhitelist "*serverhere.com" While this works, new users who...  View more

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Mut Permissions question without full admin

What permissions are required for running MUT to make updates to username, full name and email? I would prefer not to run as full admin account. I think I have just about everything else dialed in except for permissions to run MUT. I can do updates m...  View more

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Anti Virus Platforms

Hello All, We were looking at obtaining Sophos AV for our 450 teacher laptops and 200+ lab machines for a school district. In doing some research, I see that both Sophos and McAffe are adding a minimum of 30 seconds to login time. What programs are y...  View more

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Lingon lftp script help

Hi Guys, trying to run a script for syncing files with lftp at midnight everyday.got the script to work now trying to use lingon to do the scheduling process. the script works fine in terminal but i got error message in lingon... any clue?thanks a lo...  View more

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Jamf Training

Hi Can someone give me the addresses of the training centre of the London and Amsterdam training centres please? I'm just pricing up options for travel, hotels etc. Thanks  View more

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Monitoring of Tomcat using Jolokia

Hi there, did anyone use Jolokia to monitor the jamfPro Server?Currently I'm testing around and looking for some folks who already use it for monitoring.Product-URL: https://jolokia.org/ bofh  View more

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How to update Chrome automatically

I have just written a blog post on how to automatically update Google Chrome using Jamf if anyone is interested. You can find my blog post here: https://lew.im/2017/03/auto-update-chrome/I have seen a few different methods posted here, but most requi...  View more

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Passwords with parameters

In light of the 9.97 hot fix our organization is going through and purging or sanitizing any scripts that may contain sensitive data. To that end, one script in particular is throwing back some errors when we attempt to pass parameters when using it....  View more

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update_package_in_policies.sh

I wrote this script to easily update package files used in policies when replacement packages have been uploaded to the JSS. Historically, we have almost a dozen JAMF PRO Sites where packages are updated centrally, but the policies are managed at the...  View more

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Put comps a policy hit into a smartgroup.......

I have a policy that did a bad thing, and now need to correct it on just those machines that were hit with the policy..... (672 machines) Any straight forward was of doing this? Seems like a EA would have to be used? Please advise. BestDavid  View more

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New 9.97 JSS release and Tomcat

Does anyone know if the latest dot release of 9.97 includes a higher version of Tomcat other than originally deployed with 9.97 (Tomcat version 8.0.39)?  View more

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Excel .xlsx on Windows 2012 R2 SMB share

Hello, We have migrated from a Mac Shares server to a Windows 2012 R2 Shares server. It has gone smoothly with one exception. When a Mac User re-saves a .xslx file to a shared folder it generates a temporary folder which is normal when saving excel f...  View more

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Cisco AnyConnect - Default Settings Deployment

Hi all, We are trying to deploy the Cisco AnyConnect default settings through the XML but we are having troubles with the default group. We are managing to deploy the settings for the server but we are not having any luck with the default group. Even...  View more

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infrastructure help - Distribution Point in DMZ

We are looking to expand the file distribution point for macOS and potentially needing to host In-house apps for iOS. We currently have an internal server running MySQL, Apache Tomcat. Consider this as a primary JSS. All internal network will communi...  View more

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uninstall teradata drivers

I'm looking for a non-admin way of uninstalling teradata drivers. I see they include an app in the Applications folder. I need to either open that as root or find a script or something to remove it... any ideas?  View more

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Completely Disable iCloud?

Is it possible to completely disable iCloud all-together? I know we can disable elements of iCloud in a Configuration Profile, but if we wanted to force-sign-out users from iCloud, then prevent a user from logging into iCloud ever again, can we do th...  View more

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To Bind or not To Bind

Hi all, we currently bind our Macs mainly for password policy compliance. We are investigating unbinding and using EC or Nomad instead as we have seen big speed increases espcially with off network boots. Questions is what else may be happening at bo...  View more

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Items added to dock

Hey all, I'm trying to fix an issue with a dock configuration I made. I've packaged up a dock using composer and User Environment. I made this as a DMG and also used FEU and FUT. This deploys ok, however when I log in with any new user, it adds Maps,...  View more

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NetSus 4.1 and insecure PHP

We were hoping that upgrading to NetSus 4.1 would update PHP to a more secure version. But the PHP version in 4.1 is still one that the security department at one of our customers doesn't allow in the network.We tried to upgrade Ubuntu to a later ver...  View more

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Use alternate path for AD users network home

At a loss here. I need to redirect AD users network homes to a different path than the one in their AD profile for a client using Casper. This is easy with Centrify but can't work out a scriptable method. It's easy enough to mount wherever with a Lau...  View more

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