Trying to get users upgraded to the latest Big Sur. Software Update
shows a red button indicator, but on opening it never finishes looking
for updates. The softwareupdate -l command shows a similar result... it
just sits until it's cancelled.I though...
In the olden days (Catalina and prior) we used the Software Update
option to let users install any Apple software updates available (this
doesn't include upgrades like 10.15 to 11.x, but just 10.15.x to
10.15.x+). But obviously this doesn't work now ...
I thought that approved KEXT through MDM clients (i.e. Jamf) were still
doable.But the approved KEXT configurations policies I've tried to setup
for my Monterey test machine all fail. Is this expected behavior? Are
KEXT finally dead-dead?And without ...
For multiple reasons (mostly legal) we do not want users erasing data
from their machines. I've looked but don't see anything obvious in
Configuration Profiles in Jamf 10.32 so I'm guessing at best there might
be a custom MDM config.
Ah! Fantastic! I hadn't dug too far into it yet. The name was
off-putting at first (I just need to upgrade, not erase and install...
but once I figured out it did more than that I started looking into it).
My root issue was resolved by @nkuhl1630 and...
Jamf 10.40. Saw recon hang at "Locating hardware information" on a Big
Sur machine, and kickstart fixed it. Monterey machine running 12.15.0
hung, and kickstart didn't resolve it. Upgraded to 12.15.1 and kickstart
still didn't resolve the hang on "Lo...