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JSS Hardcoded account information is bad


Jamf Admins, lets take a minute to talk about hardcoded values in scripts. It’s great that we’re a social community that publishes shares and modifies each other’s work on GitHub, but please sanitize that information. Take this as an example: For privacy to the original poster i’ve removed identifying information. Note: Even though mm2270 is listed as the author of…

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Hackathon JNUC2017!


With great pleasure I’d like to introduce you to a hackathon project I given the opportunity to work on with Ron SandersĀ and Tj Thurman.   Together with these brilliant people we created a script that allows you enable your employees to order accessories through self service. Known as GYoS or “Get Your own Stuff”   While we had bigger hopes…

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Permanently Disabling Timemachine


Time machine is great for HOME use. In the enterprise it does not have a place. When I first started with my current job, we did use time machine and provided everyone a 1 tb external (while this worked while we were alot smaller, it was not scalable, secure or maintainable). Since then we’ve gone to using CrashPlan to enable…

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Deploy Office After DEP Configuration


In order to speed up our initial DEP process we decided to move deploy Microsoft Office on next checkin rather than part of the initial build. Doing this gave us the ability to DEP a machine in under 10 mins to get our employees up and running.   Todo this we have a few different moving parts. We deploy a…

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Limit jss enrollment to a specific LDAP group


Where I work, we realized we wanted allow open enrollment, but only to Administration staff. While you could do this with a custom quickadd we wanted to keep the enrollment page in jss open as another option. Login to your Jamf Pro Server Click the Gear on the Left hand side by your name Select User Initiated Enrollment under the…

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