You might want to go with Java 1.7/1.8 due to this in the release notes for 9.92:
Java 1.6 compatibility—Upcoming releases of the Casper Suite will be incompatible with Java 1.6. It is recommended that you start using a later version of Java.
If you need assistance with the transition to Java 1.7, or if you have questions or concerns, contact JAMF Software Support.
Thanks for posting.
As @dgreening mentioned, I'd highly advise moving to 1.7 or later. We've deprecated Java 1.6 and will stop supporting in forthcoming releases, requiring a higher version for the JSS.
Are there reasons or features in 1.6 that are required in the your deployment? Can you share more of the details around why Java 1.6 is needed?
@sietsemaeri There are some apps that require JAVA 1.6 as I already have the latest 1.8 installed and they refuse to work. For those, I lean on the Apple JAVA Link to download direct from Apple. Currently, I am trying to clear those out of the JSS, but there are a couple of oldies out there that simply refuse to work with JAVA 1.8 u91, or any older version for that matter except JAVA 1.6.
Hopefully this helps a bit.
Per page 13 of the JSS Installation and Configuration guide for Linux 9.92, JAMF supports running a JSS on: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, or 7.0
According to our Linux Server team the latest java published for RHEL 6 is Java 1.6. Apparently, there is no 1.7 in the RHSCL channel either. Can @jamfsupport verify?
@rtrouton I took the plunge and installed it on my test server running:
java version "1.6.0_38" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea6 1.13.10) (rhel-18.104.22.168.el5_11-x86_64) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 23.25-b01, mixed mode)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.11 (Tikanga)
and it worked without issue. I am definitely behind on my RHEL release, and I accept that as a variable that is fixable but in our environment changes are not easy to make/implement, so it's a battle I've not had yet. I know at some point I'll need to get my servers updated and migrated to newer OS's. Maybe later this summer.