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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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Mass exclusions of apps for newly enrolled devices

2 new devices have been enrolled into a site, and it doesn't need to have most of the apps that are applied to the all mobile devices scope. It would be nice to be able to control a setting to control this for all apps. If there was an option to excl...  View more

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Packaging DiskWarrior 5

I've tried to package it up along with its licensing but I cannot seem to get it to work. When I enter the licensing it doesn't seem to be modifying anything that I can tell. I've tried using Composer and using a before/after snapshot to see what fil...  View more

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Save DP to USB option

I remember in the past that we were able to plug in a usb drive while Admin was open and replicate to the drive to make imaging a little quicker locally. Recently I noticed when I plug in a USB drive when Admin is open, I don't see that option. Has i...  View more

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Java 6 and Adobe CS6

Each passing year that goes by since the sunsetting of Java 6 I become more and more reluctant to install it on machines, to the point that I don't include it on the systems. However, there seems to be 1 last holdout for it, and that's CS6... Is ther...  View more

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How to set up an application at system startup

Hi Support, I am Zhang Bin from DMG (China) I need soma assist on how to set up an application at system startup, start automatically, or let the application generate a shortcut in OS desktop. My system JSS 9.72Your advice much appreciated! Thank you...  View more

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Confusion with pkg deployment

Hi Everyone, This is only my second post here so please understand Im still a rookie when it comes to driving the JSS. I have successfully deployed flash and java updates by recompiling the source in composer before uploading the dmg to Casper and th...  View more

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Getting Expiry date of Certificate

Hi, Has anyone ever tried to pull the expiry date of any Certificate? I can see it is in my Keychain and also can see the last date there. But I need to find a way to pull report from all Macs and send out notification based on expiry date.Unable to ...  View more

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El Capitan virtualization

Has anyone been succesful to run 10.11 on a VM (ESXi 6)? The installer seems to work fine but upon completion of the install the machine reboot to the crossed out circle.  View more

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.APP Installations

I'm looking to easily install some programs that are .app. We use LogMeIn and Cisco Jabber in our company and haven't been successful with Composer to create either DMGs or .PKGs. When downloaded they are of the .app extension which isn't supported i...  View more

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FTP/FTPS/SFTP vs SMB/AFP for share access

I was just thinking the other day how Casper does its uploads to SMB or AFP shares. However it allows for distribution of packages/scripts via HTTP. My question then becomes, why not take SMB/AFP out of the equation completely and just go with someth...  View more

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Setting Up VPP in JSS

Hello, I am attempting to setup VPP in the JSS. I applied for licenses from Apple for the iWork suite for the 600 MacBooks that I manage. They emailed me and told me that I had not installed my VPP token yet in my mdm, how do I install this in the JS...  View more

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Macbook prompting DEP instead of autoconfiguring

We recently got our first Macbook in since they were announced. We purchased it through Apple, and DEP was supposed to kick in to enroll it and trigger the initial policies. Something odd happened though. Instead of automatically accepting DEP enroll...  View more

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A way to assign computers to LDAP user on first login

We are a 1:1 school in grades 7-12 that has all of our students in Open Directory. We bind their computers to the directory due to the mobile Internet filter and user agent which are both installed on the machine. We also have our JSS tied to Open Di...  View more

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Script to run only on new account creation

I am wondering is it possible to create a script that will only run when a new account is created on the machine. This script will setup a bunch of stuff for the user like Wifi, Admin Rights, Enabling the user for FileVault. The machines are domain b...  View more

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Restricted App Store and App Updates

Good morning, For our deployment on student iOS-based devices we restrict the app store and use Self-Service for app installation. One drawback to this setup is update handling on devices. One way we were looking at working with updates is to keep a ...  View more

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Script to find files that begin with a space

Hi all, Please forgive my bash scripting ignorance, but I was wondering if one of you scripting gods could help me with a small script or command to output a list of files that start with a space character. Using the find command or something similar...  View more

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Going "thin" from big fat Golden Master Image

This summer, we will be re-imaging almost a thousand Macs. We wanted to move away from the good old fat image to a modular one. Few questions though, re: customisation. We are using "tweak-the- English.lproj" to have a uniform look and feel (we use m...  View more

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Auto Enrol Mac to Windows Enterprise PKI

Hey Guys,We are implementing Wifi auth (Device) with TLS through Aerohive.Has anyone out there configured auto enrolment of your OSX devices to your Enterprise PKI (Windows Server 2008 R2), eg so they all get their own unique device certificate insta...  View more

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Disable/Restrict Filevault for students

Looking for some help on FileVault2. Don't think there is a need for it with students and wary of the problems it could cause with them losing keys etc. Been looking for a way to disable/restrict the ability to enable filevault. Am I missing it somew...  View more

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M-Time A-Time C-Time command

If you ever need to see how much of your data has been accessed and when, this command can help. If you have over 4tb of storage I recommend using some sort of database to open this file. find / -type f -exec stat -f ""%Sm" "%Sa" "%Sc" "%N" " {} ; > ...  View more

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FontBlock.sh

This script blocks non admin users from adding fonts to their local user #!/bin/bash#disable's non admin users to install fonts

chown -R root /Users/$3/Library/Fontschmod -R 755 /Users/$3/Library/Fonts exit 0  View more

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EA for Disabled Accounts

There is a pwpolicy set to disable an account if a password has been entered x number of times incorrectly, and is supposed to reset after a certain amount of time. For some reason i've seen accounts not reset, but stay disabled. I'm able to enable t...  View more

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Bluetooth Not Available on 2015 Macbook Pro Retina 13"

Hi all, This isn't so much of a Casper issue, but more of an Apple issue. We've seen about half a dozen cases of Early 2015 13" Macbook Pro Retinas with "bluetooth not available" issues. A simple restart tends to fix the issue. There were 1-2 more st...  View more

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