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Jamf Pro 10.35.0 Beta is Now Available!

Hello Jamf Nation!Today we are shipping beta 1 of Jamf Pro 10.35.0.With Jamf Pro 10.35.0 Beta 1, deferrals have been added to Remote Commands, enabling an end-user to delay a macOS update. We have also enabled parents to clear passcodes from student ...  View more

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What's new in the Jamf Pro 10.34 Release

Today we released Jamf Pro 10.34 which includes enhancements to the Jamf Parent and Jamf Teacher apps, updates to the Jamf Connect auto-deployment settings, and new Shared iPad session features. This release also gives IT admins the ability to select...  View more

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VA, DC, DC - CCE Training

VA, DC, MD - CCE Training* I was wondering if anyone in the area would be interested in taking the Certified Casper Expert (CCE) training in our area. Currently, there are only 120 people who are certified so it would be pretty valuable. Below are li...  View more

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10.9.4 creating duplicate DFS Share mounts

Hi there, We are running a fleet of MBA's on 10.9.4 connected to Active Directory and mounting DFS Shares from a Windows 2012 R2 server. We use ControlPlane to, based on a network context, run a script to mount the network drives (will include the sc...  View more

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Asset Tag and Computer name

Hello, I have two problems. They are different but will be related. I have a .csv file that has:SerialNumber, CPSD-12345The first issue is that running the set computer name script is adding quotes around the name. i.e. "CPSD-12345" is presented inst...  View more

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NetSUS Storage issues with CIFS

We have a NetSUS instance (Ubuntu VM) with a CIFS share attached to host our updates. The VM seems to be running out of space, but it's a bit of a puzzle to me. When I run $ df -h I get the following: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on/dev/ma...  View more

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Casper Focus - Focus to Website Issue

Issue: Teacher focuses students to website. Class ends, teacher does not unfocus students manually. The app lock profile gets removed but the website restrictions remain the same. Students have been coming up to me since we started using the Focus po...  View more

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Remove Setup Assistant post 10.10 upgrade

Hey Everyone, I appreciate your help on this in advance! Background: K-12 environment, AD Bound, mobile account set iMacs running 10.9.5, JSS v. 9.62. Yosemite Install policy, runs in background or self service once triggered, current payload is vani...  View more

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JSS Malfunctions in v9.63

Hey Gang, Our set up:JSS v9.63 Our Issue:We're seeing that editing info in the JSS via the web interface doesn't save certain crucial information. This includes (but maybe isn't limited to): package limitations, timing for launching policies and more...  View more

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Clients cannot connect to Software Update Server

Hi - I know that this is not a general Mac Server forum but I thought I would try it anyway. We have 10.9.x Server running Software Update Server. I have the client pointing to the Casper server successfully. But when I check for update on clients I ...  View more

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Yosemite Server... Messages... iOS app?

For years this has annoyed me, but why doesn't the implementation of XMPP used by OS X Server work with iOS? Am I crazy or what? This seems like something that institutions would want. We use it for chat on Mac OS and Windows just fine. It would be g...  View more

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Problem I've not seen before dsconfigad error 10002

Executing Policy Join ADS Domain... Binding IN-MDEP-130215 to ads.iu.edu... An error occurred binding to Active Directory: dsconfigad: The daemon encountered an error processing request. (10002). (Attempt 1) An error occurred binding to Active Direct...  View more

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MySQL and Java high CPU Usage

our JSS seems to be extremely sluggish, even after reboot (taking about 5min to delete 1 machine record). The Activity monitor shows java @ 395% with 40min of CPU time (about how long it's been since I rebooted), and mysql is showing 255% @ 36min of ...  View more

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Wireless Auth

Hi everyone, I'm curious what people are using for wireless authentication in their environments, particularly in K-12 with a mix of 1:1, shared, and BYOD devices. Does your wireless auth mechanism work well on your Macs? iPads? Thanks! Jason  View more

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Single App Mode question

We have several iPads that our controller's office has purchased to run the Higher One Payments for iPad app (also sometimes referred to as CashNet). I've successfully supervised the iPads and enrolled them in Casper. Wifi is disabled in favor of pur...  View more

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Yosemite Imaging Issue

My Environment:NetSuS with a 10.9.5 boot imageCasper 9.6.2SMB DP Image:10.10.1 AutoDMG created dmg with updates applied, pretty basicA user creation package Hardware:Macbook Pro 2013, not encrypted. Had a previous Casper image of 10.9.5. Issue:When I...  View more

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Ad Binding Execution Frequency

What's everyone doing for AD binding execution frequency? I was thinking of setting it to weekly to just rebind every computer using the default JSS Directory Binding. Does anyone have a script to determine if the trust is broken? Thanks!  View more

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HTTPS Download Distribution Point Error

Hello all,I am running 9.6.3 and Mac 10.10 Server. I have setup another distribution point mirroring the same settings of a known good distribution point and I am getting an error over HTTP/S download. Error: Could not connect to the HTTP server to d...  View more

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Google Cloud Print outside of Chrome

I am looking for some guidance for installing Google Cloud printers with JAMF. This would be outside of Chrome, hopefully using CUPS Cloud Print. As it stands now, it is a manual process because of the oauth.  View more

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First run script to install provide feedback

I have a first run script to install an app which is rather huge. This takes a while. Any mechanism to either provide feedback? A dialog box? Anything to indicate a process has started then completed?It seems like first run scripts don't work with os...  View more

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adding users to sudoers remotely

Hi all, We're being asked to remove local admin rights from our users but some users will still require sudo access. How can I remotely add a user to sudoers? I've tried running this command with a policy/casper remote/ARD but it's not working: echo ...  View more

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Block users from installing Adobe Trial Apps

Anybody have a way to block users from installing the adobe CS Apps? We have users that install the trial versions of say.. photoshop or acrobat and then it screws up the licensing and makes life miserable for the techs. I can add the installers to t...  View more

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Run ASU via Self Service

So I've made a nice script that runs 'softwareupdate' and warns if a reboot is required and stuff like that, but I've run into a problem. If I invoke it from Self Service, it runs great until Safari needs an update. Then I get a box that says "In ord...  View more

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installing printers at home

I work in a school environment where we use policies to deploy the school printers the kids will use on their Macbook Air. When kids take their Macbook home, we want them to be able to install their home printers on their Macbook is there a way I can...  View more

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re-enrollment of multiple computers at once

I was wondering if there's a way to re-enroll multiple computers at once? I'm using casper 9.6, created a few new policies, configuration profiles, manage preferences, etc and I find that the only way I can get all the changes I made to deploy to the...  View more

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