Script to update usernames for Devices (iphone and ipad)

New Contributor II



We have many ipads that get passed around without our knowledge. Is there any way to have the ipad prompt maybe once a week asking for the current user using this device? Then have that info populate the username field in Jamf Mobile Devices? This would help a great deal. All ideas welcome 🙂


Contributor II
Contributor II

Nothing built in comes to mind.  Couple options I'll through out there:

  • A webclip and server to host a form asking for the username should do the trick.  User enters their name and submits the form, webserver digests the info and updates the device record via the API.
  • Develop/deploy a custom app, something like: