Jamf Connect Configuration

Jamf Connect Configuration is an app that allows administrators to automatically create computer configuration profiles for Jamf Connect apps. You can use Jamf Connect Configuration to do the following:

  • Select and specify Jamf Connect preferences.

  • Test configurations to confirm a successful connection with your cloud identity provider (IdP).

  • Save configuration profiles, which you can install locally or upload for deployment with an MDM solution. Configuration profiles can be saved in .mobileconfig or PLIST format.

  • Edit, duplicate, or import existing Jamf Connect configuration profiles.

Creating a Configuration Profile using Jamf Connect Configuration

  1. In Jamf Connect Configuration, click the + icon at the bottom-left of the window.
  2. Name your new configuration by clicking on it in the sidebar.
  3. Click the Identity Provider tab.
  4. Configure authentication settings:
    1. Choose your cloud identity provider (IdP) from the Identity Provider pop-up menu.
    2. Configure the minimum authentication fields for your IdP.
      Note:

      Minimum settings vary based on your IdP. For more information, see Minimum Authentication Settings by Identity Provider.

  5. (Optional) Configure advanced authentication settings in the Okta or OIDC settings sections.
  6. Click the Login tab.
  7. Configure settings for the login window, including user creation settings.
  8. Click the Connect tab.
  9. Configure settings for the menu bar app, including Kerberos integration settings.
  10. (Optional) Click the </> button in the top-right and do the following:
    1. Review your configuration profile in XML format.
    2. Manually configure additional preference keys.
 For lists of available preference keys, see the Preference Key Reference.
  11. Click the Test button to confirm that your authentication settings are correctly configured.
  12. Save and export your configuration profile.
    1. Click File.
    2. Save from the menu bar.
    3. Select which preference domain to write the configuration profile to.
    4. Select a file format.


      If you select .mobileconfig, you must also complete the Payload Configuration Profile Data section.

    5. Click Save.
Your configuration profile is now ready to be installed locally or uploaded to an MDM solution for deployment.