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Creating a least privileged Jamf Pro user account for Jamf Infrastructure Manager setups

As part of working with the Jamf Infrastructure Manager (JIM), I wanted to see if I could find a least-privileged way to enroll a JIM with a Jamf Pro server. As it turns out, it’s pretty straightforward. For more details, please see below the jump.

To set up a JIM, three account privileges are required:

Jamf Pro Server Objects: Infrastructure Manager Instances: Create, Read, Update

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To set up a user account with the specified privileges, please use the procedure below:

1. Log into your Jamf Pro server using an account with administrator rights.
2. Go into Management: System Settings: Jamf Pro User Accounts & Groups

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3. Click the New button.

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4. Select Create Standard Account and click the Next button.

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5. Set up a new account with the following account privileges:

Infrastructure Manager Instances:

Create, Read, Update

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6. Once the new account has been set up and configured as desired, click the Save button.

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The account should now be available to help set up new Jamf Infrastructure Manager instances.

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