UNCCAUSE 2013-Apple BOF-Unifided Casper Suite for UNC System
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  • 1. Apple BOFUnified Casper Suite for the UNC System Everette Allen - Everette_Allen@ncsu.edu Kevin Snook - snookkd@appstate.edu
  • 2. UNC System Wide Casper License ● ● ● ● ● Annual support fee of $13.28/OS X and $9.28/iOS. Price good for 3 years as long as UNC maintains a level of 8500 devices or more. The proposal is for a hosted solution only. Access to apps (admin, imaging, composer,etc) Access to technical support resources via email and phone, JAMF knowledge base and JAMF nation community resources.
  • 3. UNC System Wide Casper License JAMF Software will deliver: ● A hosted environment providing a JAMF Software Server (Tomcat and MySQL) ● A data center located in North America ● An environment that is globally available to all end users ● 24/7 availability ● 99.9% uptime ● Secure backups of the management environment, retained for 30 days ● Ability to migrate from an on premises solution to a hosted solution ● Option for cloud evaluations to automatically move to production ● Verified JSS identity using public certificate authority ● JAMF Software performs upgrades to platform operating system ● JAMF Software performs upgrades to the Casper Suite ● JAMF Software performs upgrades to other required software
  • 4. So What is it really? Casper JSS Version 9.2+ (Tomcat, MySQL, SSL) Dedicated server instance Hosted Amazon AWS Maintained, Updated and Secured by JAMF Shared by all participating in UNC System license Uses Sites feature to secure
  • 5. What about security? LDAP over SSL JDS is SSL on 443 (https webdav) Federated Management by site Even Global Admins can’t see your site
  • 6. What do we need to provide? ● $$ for either 10+ OS X($132.80) or 10+ iOS ($92.80) seats ● LDAP access via SSL to 2 ip addresses ● 1 Group in Directory - Site Administrators ● 1 Group in Directory - Package Creators ! ● Optional:
 *One or more JDS servers w/ Disk Space*
 1 Directory user - Global Admin team(training required)
 1 Directory Group - Site Technician
 1 Directory Group - Read only Reporting
 1 Directory Group - Read only API access
  • 7. Why Should We Buy in? ●Inexpensive ●No overhead ●Easy
  • 8. Demo with ASU and NC State • Separated ASU IT and NCSU OIT Sites • Sharing of packages and scripts • When finished we will have 6,000+ devices
  • 9. How Do We Join? Contact your local CPI representative or UNC GA to get a copy of the license. ! Contact JAMF Software to purchase licenses.
  • 10. Other Sessions ! Managing Macs with JAMF’s Casper Suite Tuesday - 2:45 Salon A ! Wireless Projection with Apple TV Tuesday - 8:45 Salon F