Sites

Sites are components that Jamf Pro administrators can create to determine which objects (for example, computers, mobile devices, or apps) Jamf Pro users can view and manage. Sites and the objects within sites do not have to be organized based on physical location. For example, a Jamf Pro administrator in a school system could create sites for K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 and then delegate control of each site to a specific Jamf Pro user.

Sites are only necessary when full Jamf Pro administrators need to allow specific users to manage a subset of objects. If all Jamf Pro users should have access to all objects, do not configure sites.

When a user logs in to a Jamf Pro user account with site access, the user can view and edit only the objects within that site. If the user has access to multiple sites, a menu is displayed at the top of the page, allowing the user to switch between sites.

Creating a Site

  1. Log in to Jamf Pro.

  2. In the top-right corner of the page, click Settings images/download/thumbnails/67371120/Icon_Settings_Hover.png .

  3. Click Network Organization.

  4. Click Sites images/download/thumbnails/67371120/Sites.png .

  5. Click New images/download/thumbnails/67371120/Icon_New_Button.png .

  6. If prompted, choose a method for adding sites:

    • To add sites manually, select Add sites manually and click Next.

    • To create a site for each existing building, select Create sites from buildings and click Next.

    • To create a site for each existing department, select Create sites from departments and click Next.

  7. If prompted, enter a display name for the site and click Save.

Note: You can only create sites from buildings or departments if you are adding sites for the first time and have buildings or departments set up in Jamf Pro.

Adding Objects to a Site

The following objects can be added to a site:

  • Computers

  • Mobile devices

  • Users

  • Enrollment invitations

  • Enrollment profiles

  • Advanced searches

  • Smart groups

  • Static groups

  • Self Service bookmarks

  • Policies

  • Configuration profiles

  • Imaging PreStage

  • Restricted software records

  • Licensed software records

  • Classes

  • Apps

  • Books

  • Automated device enrollment (formerly DEP) instances

  • PreStage enrollments

  • Volume Purchasing (formerly VPP) accounts

  • Network integration instances

  • Patch management software titles

There are several ways to add computers to a site:

  • Create sites from existing buildings and departments. This automatically adds computers to the site that corresponds with the building or department they belong to.

  • Enroll computers using one of the following methods:

  • Mass edit the Site field for computers that are already enrolled with Jamf Pro. For more information, see Mass Editing the Site for Computers.

  • Manually edit the Site field for individual computers that are already enrolled with Jamf Pro. For more information, see Viewing and Editing Inventory Information for a Computer.

There are several ways to add mobile devices to a site:

  • Create sites from existing buildings and departments. This automatically adds mobile devices to the site that corresponds with the building or department they belong to.

  • Enroll mobile devices using one of the following methods:

    • Provide an enrollment URL to users for user-initiated enrollment. If using an enrollment invitation, mobile devices will be added to the site specified in the invitation. If an enrollment URL is provided to users via a different method, users are prompted to select a site during enrollment. For more information, see User-Initiated Enrollment for Mobile Devices.

    • Apply an enrollment profile to a mobile device using Apple Configurator 2. For more information, see Enrollment Profiles.

  • Mass edit the Site field for mobile devices that are already enrolled with Jamf Pro. For more information, see Mass Editing the Site for Mobile Devices.

  • Manually edit the Site field for individual mobile devices that are already enrolled with Jamf Pro. For more information, see Viewing and Editing Inventory Information for a Mobile Device.

There are several ways to add users to a site:

To add other objects to a site, choose a site from the Site pop-up menu when configuring the objects in Jamf Pro.

Related Information

For related information, see the following section in this guide:

Jamf Pro User Accounts and Groups
Find out how to grant site access to Jamf Pro user accounts and groups.

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