Computer Management Capabilities

Jamf Pro can be used to enroll and manage Mac computers. The management capabilities available for computers vary depending on the macOS version.

This section includes information for OS versions that meet the minimum system requirements for managed computers in Jamf Pro. For information on these requirements, see Jamf Pro System Requirements in the Jamf Pro Release Notes.

Note: This section provides an overview of computer management capabilities by OS version and does not account for additional feature-specific requirements. For information on feature-specific requirements, see the documentation for that feature.

Management Capabilities for Computers

The following table provides an overview of the management capabilities available with Jamf Pro for computers by macOS version:

macOS Version

10.13

10.14

10.15

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Enrollment

Via user-initiated enrollment

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Via QuickAdd package created using Recon

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Via the network scanner

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Via remote enrollment using Recon

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Via local enrollment using Recon

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Via Automated Device Enrollment using a PreStage enrollment

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Via imaging using Jamf Imaging

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Inventory

Submit inventory to Jamf Pro

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Extension attributes

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Simple searches

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Advanced searches

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Computer reports

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Mass actions

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Computer Groups

Static groups

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Smart groups

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Self Service

Install Self Service

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Display badges for available software updates on the Dock icon

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Software Distribution

Managed distribution for computers

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Managed distribution for users

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Mac App Store apps

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Install packages

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Remote Control

Screen sharing

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Configuration

macOS configuration profiles

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Run scripts

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Administer printers

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Administer Dock items

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Administer local accounts

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Administer the management account

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Bind to directory services

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Deploy disk encryption configuration

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Issue a new FileVault 2 recovery key

 

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Administer open Firmware or EFI passwords

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Perform an authenticated restart on FileVault 2-enabled computers

 

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Remote Commands for Computers

Lock computer

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Remove MDM profile

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Renew MDM profile

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Wipe computer

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Send blank push

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Download/Download and Install Updates2

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Unlock User2

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Remove User 2

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Enable/Disable Bluetooth

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Enable/Disable Remote Desktop

 

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Set Activation Lock2

 

 

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Usage Management

View Application Usage logs

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View Computer Usage logs

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Restrict software

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Book Distribution

Managed distribution for users

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Install ePub file

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Install iBooks file

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Install PDF

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Notes:
1. Compatibility and feature support are based on testing with the latest Apple beta releases.
2. Requires enrollment via a PreStage enrollment.
3. Requires supervision.

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