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Jamf Pro 11.4.0 Beta is now available

Hello Jamf Nation! This release is in support of the Apple Spring release. We have several exciting new features including beta MDM support for Apple Vision Pro, Self Service initial app detection, Support Digital Market Act app restriction, and more...  View more

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Ideas for locking out, or disabling new Photos app?

I'm trying to figure out the best way to disable the new Photos app in OS X 10.10.3. We have a lot of users who connect their phones (iOS or Android) to their computers just to charge them. However, the new Photos app immediately launches because it ...  View more

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New Mac Admin Help - Imaging a lot of computers

New(ish) Mac Admin here recently hired at a college. I am needing to re-image about 75 Macs across campus (labs) and am looking for the easiest way to do it. Can I build one machine and image it out to the network, and if so, how is the easiest way t...  View more

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New JSS stuck on "initializing"

Started up a new JSS to replace our current JSS. I shut down the first one and went through the installer, everything was fine until I opened the webpage, http: (something like that). It's just stuck on "initializing". Anyone know any s...  View more

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Centrify Extension Attribute

Just in case anyone needs a Centrify Extension Attribute: #!/bin/sh mode=`adinfo | grep "CentrifyDC mode" | awk '{print $3}'` if [ "$mode" == "connected" ]; then echo "Connected" elif [ "$mode" == "disconnected" ]; then echo "Disconnected" else echo ...  View more

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Lync 14.0.10 and up login weirdness

I'm seeing some strangeness that began with Lync 14.0.10 and continues with 14.0.11. Under 14.0.9, we launch Lync, and login either with ID & PW or Kerberos and everything is fine. I upgraded some machines to 14.0.10, now after they login successfull...  View more

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Identify which OS is installed in a VM via Casper

I put together an extension attribute that looks for VM on a mac and reports the OS installed in the VM.It gives great visibility into clients should you need to address unmanaged VMs circulating on your network.I hope others can find it useful in th...  View more

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Configuration Profile Issues

I have created a configuration profile in JSS that i have targeted to a particular user group - we are a school so its for exams. It's running at user level. It seems to work mostly but with 2 issues. 1) it does not apply the first time the user logs...  View more

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Google Apps Configuration Profile for OS X

Hi Guys, We're just getting started with JAMF. What's the recommended way to push down Google Apps accounts to OS X workstations? The only way I can figure out how to do it is to manually create Mail, Calendar, and Contacts payloads in a Configuratio...  View more

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No Self Service Items are Available?

Hello,All of the sudden we are seeing a lot of our Macs getting the error message of: No Self Service Items are availableNo Authorization I saw a prior post that mentioned checking the selfservice cache location, along with Safari cookie settings. I ...  View more

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Can't access JSS Interface after installing?

Hello JAMF, Just installed a JSS and I can't seem to access the interface, I've never had this happen before. Basically, I install the JSS and follow the instructions (SQL, Apache, Java) and go to (whatever was listed on the in...  View more

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Apple GSX, Purchasing > PO Date

Question, I still do not have GSX functioning in our JSS, working on it. Under "Purchasing", if one clicks the blue magnifying glass Search will it actually return the PO Date, all the time, some of the time? I have got to get these PO Dates into our...  View more

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Create Smart Computergroup via API

Hi all, I'm trying to create a smart group across multiple JSS contexts via the rest API, and not having much luck. Basically, I want smart group that contains computers which haven't checked in over 50 days. I'm using: curl -skfu username:password h...  View more

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User initiated Enrollment

I am trying to get self-enrollment working for Mac computers, but when a user tries to do this they get "quickadd.pkg" can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer. I assume I need to go to Options, Global Management, User-initiated E...  View more

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Non-existant Mac in Inventory

Hello,I have a Mac that I cannot get enrolled. The certificate always shows up in the Keychain as untrusted. Even when I manually change the settings to "Always Trust". While investigating I found an irregularity in the JSS. I saw two entries for the...  View more

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VPP for iWork/iLife

Not sure if this is new or not, but I picked this up on my RSS feeds. There appears to be a way to get credit via Volume Purchase Program for iLife and iWork licenses on hardware from October 2013 onward. This would be useful to companies that want t...  View more

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Security Tool On *NIX (stonix)

https://github.com/CSD-Public/stonix Stonix is a tool designed to secure unix systems including Macs running OS X 10.9.x and OS X 10.10.x. The code will be up shortly check it out and see if it is something for your organization. This is a tool used ...  View more

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Lync 14.0.11 on 10.10.x not getting GAL

Similar to when Mavericks was released, initially Lync would not pull the GAL down until Microsoft updated it in March 2014 with a fix. Deploying Lync 14.0.11 now with a 10.10.3 or to 10.10.x users in general (mostly 10.10.3), Lync installs properly,...  View more

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Finder Preferences

All, I'm looking for a way to get the user's home folder to show in the sidebar under favorites. Its a pet peeve , i know, but this used to be default and now its not. I've uploaded com.apple.finder and com.apple.sidebarlists plists and pushed out wi...  View more

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Imaging 10.10.3 with caper 9.65

I upgraded the image from 10.10.2 to 10.10.3 on the casper admin. I am using casper suite 9.65 but every since the update the imaging process freezes. Last time this happened I was on casper suite 9.62 and had to update it to 9.65 and re-create the n...  View more

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Bit 9

Does anyone have experience implementing Bit9? https://www.bit9.com Seems that infosec is telling us we must do this... Just wondering what other's experience is. Thanks.  View more

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