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How to Disable NetBios TCP/IP for Mac

Hello, How do I disable Netbiox TCP/IP for Mac, and is it the same on all versions for Mac? And is there a way to check if it has been disabled/enabled? I know in windows, if you do ipconfig /all, it will list that Netbios tcp/ip is enabled or disabl...  View more

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Advanced Computer Searches

We are trying to encrypt all of our Macs through Casper so that we can manage the filevault key. The problem is the Search seems off. The current search is: FV2 Ind. Key and FV2 It looks like all partitions encrypted or boot partitions encrypted is w...  View more

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Request vs. Install in Self Service

My apologies if this has been discussed here, but I'm a bit stumped. I am making a few titles available through Self Service. Currently they are set to "install" when you access them through Self Service. What I would like to do is to change the butt...  View more

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Firefox configuration method if CCK does not work?

I have found myself today being tasked with distributing Firefox with a default home page of our own set. It seems that, until this very release (39) there was a standard way to do this via CCK. Can anyone point me in the direction of how people are ...  View more

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Partial distribution points possible?

Hello all, Problem explanation: We would like to create a local images replication point on series of 250GB ssd thunderbolt drives in order to deploy a thin image onto approx 3000 macbook air's [sic]. - 5 drives imaging 5 mac's at a time. The problem...  View more

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Policy Banner issue with thunderbolt displays

We are having an issue where the Policy Banner does not display at login. This usually happens with Laptops with a thunderbolt display but i have seen seen it on dual thunderbolt display machines. At login the user is presented with dual black screen...  View more

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Office 2016 Update Files

Hello All, I am in the process of switching from Office 2011 to Office 2016. I am currently trying to find where I can get the update files for 2016. I used to go to this link Office Page for 2011 to get the updates, but it appears that it has change...  View more

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0-day bug in fully patched OS X

Link to article on arstechnica Hackers are exploiting a serious zero-day vulnerability in the latest version of Apple's OS X so they can perform drive-by attacks that install malware without requiring victims to enter system passwords, researchers sa...  View more

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Required in-house apps keeps reinstalling

Hi!We have a couple of In-House apps deployed to iPads as "Install Automatically / Prompt User to install". These applications seems to be reinstalling now and then.. In the attached image I have been sending blank pushes to provoke it. Does anyone e...  View more

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Trying FEU for the first time, not working

I'm trying FEU for the first time but it doesn't seem to be working.Here is what I'm trying to accomplish. We just recently deployed network projectors throughout the building, I'm trying to send out profile with IP address/DNS names of projectors to...  View more

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Remove Root Certificates from System Keychain

We put our root certificates in the System keychain but now have a duplicate set of certs (one set is expired). Does anyone know of a way to remove certificates from the System keychain in an automated way? thanks in advance for any suggestions  View more

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Mac Mobility Config Profile

It doesn't seem the profile syncs the account on the first login, but works after subsequent logins. Logging out doesn't sync at all, even if it's not the first login. Anybody have suggestions on how to fix these issues? I called JAMF Support and the...  View more

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Enforce Lync Client Settings

I have been reading through the various threads on managing Lync settings and gotten a lot of great information. I have gotten the automation piece in place using the script from @talkingmoose and that has worked out great. However, some of the setti...  View more

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staff buy-in tips?

Hi,We're about to roll out Casper Suite to a growing group of software developers who have been local admins on their machines since we were a much smaller company. We want to present this in the best possible way to avoid reducing motivation and pro...  View more

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Secure script parameters?

Has anyone found a way to run a script via the JSS with secure parameters? For example, if I want a script to make some API calls, I need to keep the account credentials obscured from the user. As it is now, the parameters for a script are visible vi...  View more

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Looking for a (general, macintosh) trainer in NYC...

We've got employees that need some training. •General Mac usage (standard accounts, no admin rights) •Outlook use (more "advanced" stuff like managing delegates, etc.) •Phishing email identification we're based in the Flatiron district in NYC, I've t...  View more

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Losing SMB Shares frequently

Dear Casper Folks, since some weeks i have the problem that our clients losing SMB Shares. One Server Share more often than other. The system.log says: Aug 2 16:27:56 hhlokfda-mac10 KernelEventAgent[78]: tid 00000000 received event(s) VQ_NOTRESP (1)A...  View more

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Determining Self Service Logged in User

Hello JAMF Nation, Has anyone out there successfully been able to determine the currently logged in user to Self Service? I am trying to determine via script what the current "logged in user" is in Self Service in this fashion. "Logged in user is " o...  View more

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Wi-Fi configuration profile -- enterprise.

I prefer my site enrolled laptops to always be ethernet network connected, using ethernet adapter etc... of course many laptop users don't listen, I have laptops in my Site that no matter when the users authenticate to the correct enterprise wi-fi ne...  View more

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JSS <dict> managed app config for owncloud

Hi folks i try to apply a remote config for the owncloud app in ios, using the JSS "managed app" options, wich uses a syntax with things like that below in italic is there anybody in the community who succedeed to apply this remote configuration to s...  View more

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Firewall with Casper connection.

On my enrolled macs if I turn Firewall ON, do i have to turn on any options for casper communication? will turning ON Firewall mess with JSSConnection? (recurring check-in, login/logout etc...)  View more

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"Often" setting in config profiles

It's been noted that we shouldn't use the Often key in custom profiles. If we need to manage a third party plist where the "always" option is incompatible, and we need to ensure the setting is persistent, any ideas what should be used instead?  View more

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Get JSS ID locally via script?

Is there a way to get the JSS ID of a system locally via script (is it stored anywhere on the client)? I am working on some API data upload scripts and want to get the JSS ID of a system locally, since that is the best unique identifier for the JSS D...  View more

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FileVault and McAfee Drive Encryption

I was curious if there was anyone using both Casper and McAfee Drive Encryption on their devices. We have been trying to figure out how to get the two to play nicely with each other. If you have any experience or tips, we would be happy to learn more...  View more

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dscl query fails upon return to LAN

I have been using @bentoms Applescript to mount network shares with mixed results for about two years. I have had intermittent issues with shares not mounting, but I haven't had the time to do any in-depth diagnosis. Due to some ongoing organizationa...  View more

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