Computer History Information

Jamf Pro allows you to view history information for each computer, such as logs of computer usage and management actions. You can also flush policy logs for a computer. The following table lists the history information you can view for a computer:

Category

Notes

Application Usage Logs

  • Computer Inventory Collection settings must be configured to collect Application Usage information. For more information, see Computer Inventory Collection Settings .

  • To view application usage logs for a specific date range, specify the starting and ending dates using the Date Range pop-up menus on the pane. Then click Update.

Computer Usage Logs

A startup script or login/logout hooks must be configured to log Computer Usage information. For more information, see Startup Script and Login and Logout Hooks .

Audit Logs

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Policy Logs

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Patch Management Logs

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Jamf Remote Logs

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Screen Sharing Logs

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Jamf Imaging Logs

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Management History

To cancel a pending management command, click Cancel next to the command.

Hardware and Software History

  • Computer Inventory Collection settings must be configured to collect applications, fonts, or plug-ins. For more information, see Computer Inventory Collection Settings.

  • To view hardware/software history for a different date range, specify the starting and ending dates using the Date Range pop-up menus on the pane. Then click Update.

  • Inventory report listings that show a change in a computer’s hardware are displayed in red.

User and Location History

A record of the current information is added to the list whenever changes are made to the User and Location category in the computer’s inventory information.

App Store Apps

To cancel a pending App Store app installation, click Cancel next to the app.

macOS Intune Integration Logs

  • To view inventory data for a username, click the View Data Sent button.

  • You can manually trigger an update of inventory to be sent to Microsoft Intune. This allows Jamf Pro to send computer inventory attributes to Microsoft Intune outside of the standard communication schedule.

Viewing History Information for a Computer

  1. Log in to Jamf Pro.

  2. Click Computers at the top of the page.

  3. Perform a simple or advanced computer search.
    For more information, see Simple Computer Searches or Advanced Computer Searches.

  4. Click the computer you want to view history for.
    If you performed a simple search for an item other than computers, you must click Expand images/download/thumbnails/81553114/Add_icon.png next to an item to view the computers related to that item.

  5. Click the History tab, and then click the category for the type of history information you want to view.

Related Information

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

Flushing Logs
Find out how to schedule automatic log flushing or manually flush logs.

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