Archive for September, 2022

Slides from the “Running Jamf Pro at Scale, from SAP with ❤️” session at Jamf Nation User Conference 2022

September 28, 2022 Leave a comment

For those who wanted a copy of my scaling talk at Jamf Nation User Conference 2022, here are links to the slides in PDF and Keynote format.


Microsoft Defender tamper protection status detection for Jamf Pro

September 13, 2022 Leave a comment

As a follow-up to my earlier post about working with Microsoft Defender’s tamper protection, I’ve written an Extension Attribute for Jamf Pro which detects and reports on Defender’s tamper protection status. For more details, please see below the jump.

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Categories: Jamf Pro, Scripting

Jamf Pro 10.41.0 and SSL verification alerts

September 12, 2022 2 comments

Following an upgrade to Jamf Pro 10.41.0, you may notice that you have an alert showing in the Jamf Pro admin console.

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When you click on the alert, you will see the following alert notification.

Verification of SSL certificates is disabled.

There will be a link to enable SSL certificate verification.

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If you click that link, it’ll take you to Management Settings: Computer Management – Management Framework: Security.

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So now what? For more details, please see below the jump.

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Microsoft Defender and tamper protection

September 9, 2022 Leave a comment

One of the features of Microsoft Defender for macOS is tamper protection. This option is designed to prevent Defender or its settings from being removed or changed.

As of posting date, Defender’s tamper protection has three associated topics:

  • Disabled: Tamper protection is completely off.
  • Audit: Tampering operations are logged, but not blocked.
  • Blocked: Tamper protection is on, tampering operations are blocked.

Microsoft has documentation regarding Defender’s tamper protection for macOS, available via the link below:

For more details, please see below the jump.

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Categories: Mac administration, macOS
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