Block Google Chrome Extensions with a Profile

Hi All. You guessed it, it’s another customer request blog 😛 I had another education customer request us to block the installation of Google Chrome Extensions for their student devices. The little darlings Students had been installing VPN extensions in order to try to by-pass the local proxy filtering. These didn’t actually work still (mini fist […]

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MDM Configuration Profile variable Reference – Revision 2017-11-06

Hi All, So this blog may look familiar, that’ll be because it is! I’ve updated my previous version to include new options from Apple (a few changes) and Jamf (actually no changes), and taking the opportunity to add in FileWave and LANrev too (a ton of options!). For ease of reference, I’ve detailed all below (current […]

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Workflows for installing macOS

[two_third]Apple has recently been making a few changes that make image deployment of operating systems on Macs more challenging. The following message on the Apple website makes the company’s intentions fairly clear. We started to investigate alternative ways to erase and install, or upgrade macOS, avoiding traditional solutions like NetBoot and ASR, and using standard […]

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Typical LDAP mappings for Active Directory in Jamf Pro (formally Casper)

Hi All. This blog is my attempt to document the typical LDAP mapping settings I use when connecting a Jamf Pro (formally Casper) instance to an Active Directory domain. This is used to allow scoping of policies, profiles and administration access to users from an AD domain. This is not the details your client Macs […]

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