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System Extension : How to identify on macOS, Create a Configuration Profile, a PPPC Payload, & Deploy with Jamf (Example: Symantec System Extension)

System Extension : How to identify on macOS, Create a Configuration Profile, a PPPC Payload, & Deploy with Jamf (Example: Symantec System Extension)

Introduced in the latest version of macOS is the System Extension. If you would like to read more about System Extensions, I suggest reading Scott Knights informative post as it’s the best I’ve seen. In this post I am going to detail how to identify a System Extension that is present on the machine utilizing Terminal or a CLI, How to create the configuration profile & How to create a PPPC Payload utilizing Jamfs PPPC Utility. I am not detailing…

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Automating the removal of Dells “DDPE” Encryption from macOS & Applying FileVault Encryption across the Enterprise with JAMF

Automating the removal of Dells “DDPE” Encryption from macOS & Applying FileVault Encryption across the Enterprise with JAMF

I came into an environment with Jamf Managed Legacy macOS X Devices utilizing Dells Data Protection Encryption. Great, they’re all encrypted, Not Great, they don’t report the Keys to Jamf but a DDPE server & with Jamf being our central management system for all Macintosh systems, these devices need to report to Jamf. Fortunately the versions of DDPE I had to deal with actually just utilized Apples Native FileVault encryption but with a DDPE Container so it was still technically…

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Configuring a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x Server as a Jamf HTTPS Distribution Point

Configuring a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x Server as a Jamf HTTPS Distribution Point

When I began configuring a RHEL Server for utilization by my Jamf Pro Environment as a HTTPS DP I realized that no guides existed. This is for Internal / Locally hosted Servers. A lot of modification can & should be done to this to make the setup more secure but this is the base setup that will get you up & going, allowing for modifications later. Note that to perform the actions in explicit order stated in this guide you…

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