Installing Jamf Self Service for macOS

There are two ways to install Jamf Self Service on managed computers. You can install Self Service automatically on all managed computers using the settings in Jamf Pro, or you can install Self Service using a policy. Installing Self Service using a policy gives you more control over the installation.

Note: Computers with macOS 10.9 or earlier must use Self Service 9.101.0 or earlier. For instructions on downloading an earlier version of Self Service, see the Jamf Pro Compatibility Reference for macOS Knowledge Base article.

Installing Self Service for macOS Automatically

  1. Log in to Jamf Pro.

  2. In the top-right corner of the page, click Settings images/download/thumbnails/16440686/Icon_Settings_Hover.png .

  3. Click Computer Management.

  4. Click Self Service images/download/thumbnails/16440686/Icon_Self_Service_for_macOS.png .

  5. Click Edit.

  6. Select the Install Automatically checkbox.

  7. (Optional) Configure the installation location for Self Service.

  8. Click Save.

    Self Service is installed on all managed computers the next time they check in with Jamf Pro. It is also installed on computers as they are newly enrolled.

Installing Self Service for macOS Using a Policy

  1. Log in to Jamf Pro.

  2. In the top-right corner of the page, click Settings images/download/thumbnails/16440686/Icon_Settings_Hover.png .

  3. Click Computer Management.

  4. Click Self Service images/download/thumbnails/16440686/Icon_Self_Service_for_macOS.png .

  5. Click Download.
    The Self Service.tar.gz file is downloaded immediately.

  6. Double-click the file to decompress it.

  7. Use Composer or another package-building tool to package the Self Service application included in the file.
    For more information, see Building Packages from Package Sources.

  8. Add the package to Jamf Admin or Jamf Pro.
    For more information, see Managing Packages.

  9. Create a policy to install Self Service.
    For detailed instructions, see Installing Packages.

You are now ready to configure the Self Service user login settings. For instructions, see Jamf Self Service for macOS User Login Settings.

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