Jamf School

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Due to a translation delay, translated versions of this guide may not be up-to-date with the latest version. If translated guides do not match the most recent product version, refer to the English version of this guide.

10.2.19 (2022-09-22)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

The CSV of exported users now has a column for users with a managed Apple ID.

10.2.18 (2022-09-01)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • Service Subscriptions are now available for devices on the Devices Export page.

  • The following keys were moved to Service Subscriptions from Network Information on the Device Details page: SubscriberCarrierNetwork, CarrierSettingsVersion, CurrentCarrierNetwork, CurrentMCC, CurrentMNC, IsRoaming, MEID, and PhoneNumber.

  • Label, LabelID, and Slot keys were also added to Service Subscriptions.

Jamf School User Interface (2022-09-01)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • There is now a Reset all button for filters in Devices > Inventory.

  • An error no longer occurs when navigating to Devices > Overview.

10.2.17 (2022-08-30)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • You can no longer block the Jamf Trust app from the Jamf Teacher and Parent app.

  • All volume purchasing content is now successfully synced to Jamf School.

  • All locations now properly display in the volume purchasing token settings.

  • Unnamed devices on the device details page no longer displays any text in the name field.

10.2.16 (2022-08-22)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • You can now accurately download a configuration profile without a Jamf Safe Internet profile after disabling Jamf Safe Internet in Jamf School.

Jamf School User Interface (2022-08-22)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • When navigating devices using your keyboard, the device name is now accurately highlighted.

  • In the Devices > Inventory filter pop-up menu, the Reset Filter option is now highlighted when using your keyboard to navigate the pop-up menu.

  • When filters are selected in Devices > Inventory, the export option now correctly displays filtered data.

  • Missing navigation bar items in Devices > Inventory now display.

  • Safe Internet statuses for devices now display in the Devices > Inventory table.

10.2.15 (2022-08-18)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • You can now view the license status in License Management.

  • Missing navigation bar items in the Profiles and Apps pages now display.

  • Fonts in the Jamf Safe Internet settings page are now displaying correctly on all browsers.

Jamf School User Interface (2022-08-22)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • When navigating devices using your keyboard, the device name is now accurately highlighted.

  • In the Devices > Inventory filter pop-up menu, the Reset Filter option is now highlighted when using your keyboard to navigate the pop-up menu.

  • When filters are selected in Devices > Inventory, the export option now correctly displays filtered data.

  • Missing navigation bar items in Devices > Inventory now display.

  • Safe Internet statuses for devices now display in the Devices > Inventory table.

10.2.14 (2022-07-18)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

The Safe Internet status now displays in the device details page.

10.2.13 (2022-07-14)

Jamf School Beta 10.3.0 Released

You can now test and provide feedback on the new features in the Jamf School 10.2.13 beta. For more information about signing up for the beta, see Jamf School Beta Program.

Jamf Safe Internet

Jamf Safe Internet combines the technologies of Jamf Data Policy and Jamf Threat Defense to protect student and staff devices. Integrating Jamf School with Jamf Safe Internet allows you to protect student and staff computers using content filtering and network protections against malware and phishing attacks.

To configure this feature in Jamf School, navigate to Profile > Safe Internet > Configure. For more information about how to configure the Jamf Safe Internet integration, see Integrating Jamf Safe Internet with Jamf School.

Profiles

SettingKey Included in PayloadRequirementsNotes
Safe Internet (New Payload)
Connect to Safe InternetN/A - Safe Internet is preconfigured.iOS 14+ and macOS 11+Allows content filtering protection for schools.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Links to the Jamf School Documentation in Jamf School now open in a new tab.

  • The Devices > Updates page now accurately loads for all users.

  • In the Jamf Teacher app, teachers now receive correct notifications when students start and end a test.

  • The Enable Activation Lock bulk action now properly enables on devices.

Deprecations and Removals

  • SettingsCommand.Command.Settings.VoiceRoaming and VoiceRoamingEnabledThe SettingsCommand.Command.Settings.VoiceRoaming and VoiceRoamingEnabled keys will be removed from the settings command in a future release. These keys have been deprecated by Apple for iOS 16 or later.
  • IsActivationLockEnabled, SubscriberCarrierNetwork, SuscriberMCC, and SubscriberMNCThe IsActivationLockEnabled, SubscriberCarrierNetwork, SuscriberMCC, and SubscriberMNC keys will be removed from the device information field in a future release because it has been deprecated by Apple for iOS 16 or later.
  • CarrierSettingsVersion, CurrentCarrierNetwork, CurrentMCC, CurrentMNC, IsRoaming, MEID, and PhoneNumberThe CarrierSettingsVersion, CurrentCarrierNetwork, CurrentMCC, CurrentMNC, IsRoaming, MEID, IMEI, ICCID, and PhoneNumber keys will only be available for iOS 16 or later as Service Subscriptions in Network Information on the Device Details page.

Jamf School User Interface (2022-07-14)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Buttons at the bottom of pop-up dialogs on the device inventory page now display correctly.

  • Notes on the device inventory page are now truncated to display correctly.

  • The table filter pop-up menus now display correctly on the device inventory page.

10.2.12 (2022-06-21)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

Jamf School no longer incorrectly creates duplicate support tickets.

10.2.9 (2022-05-23)

Computer Quick Action Commands

Quick Action CommandRequirementsNotesAvailable as a Bulk Quick Action Command
Edit Recovery Lock
  • macOS 11.5 or later
  • Computers with Apple silicon

Sets or changes the Recovery Lock password on a device.Yes

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • The device inventory now displays correctly after configuring the column display in the settings.

  • You can now use the keyboard to navigate the device inventory in Jamf School.

10.2.8 (2022-05-18)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

Licenses no longer occasionally display incorrect prices on the License Management page.

10.2.7 (2022-04-25)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Administrators in a sublocation can now switch to other schools that they have access to.

  • Devices that are added to static device groups now correctly install all apps that are scoped to the device group.

Recently Updated Documentation

  • (NEW) Returning an MDM-Erased Computer to ServiceA new section about how to return a wiped computer back to service has been added to the Jamf School Documentation.

10.2.6 (2022-04-18)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • When there are more enrolled devices than licenses, Jamf School accounts are no longer locked after the licenses are unassigned from devices.

  • Improved the description of the Configure Classroom on macOS for all local users automatically checkbox in the Apple Classroom settings.

10.2.5 (2022-04-12)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Errors no longer incorrectly display when syncing Apple School Manager and volume purchasing from the Jamf School dashboard.

  • The font in Jamf School now displays correctly for all browsers.

10.2.4 (2022-04-05)

Mobile Device Profiles

SettingKey Included in PayloadRequirementsNotes
Certificates (Enhancements)
Allow all apps to access the private key in the KeychainAllowAllAppsAccess
  • iOS 4 or later
  • iPadOS 4 or later
  • tvOS 9 or later
You can now allow apps to access the private key of the certificate.

Computer Profiles

SettingKey Included in PayloadRequirementsNotes
Certificates (Enhancements)
Allow all apps to access the private key in the KeychainAllowAllAppsAccessmacOS 10.7 or laterYou can now allow apps to access the private key of the certificate.

10.2.3 (2022-03-30)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Profiles are no longer incorrectly removed from devices.

  • Automated Device Enrollment profiles no longer fail to install when Microsoft Azure authentication is configured.

  • Devices > Inventory is now correctly translated in the user interface.

  • The app details page no longer automatically scrolls up after a device group is removed from the scope.

  • Location now displays as a Device Rule type when Allow the use of locations is disabled and then re-enabled in Jamf School.

10.2.2 (2022-03-28)

Computer Inventory Reporting

Inventory AttributeRequirementsValues Returned in Inventory InformationSmart Group/Advanced Search Values
Recovery Lock
  • macOS 11.5 or later
  • Computers with Apple silicon

  • Yes
  • No

None
Secure TokenmacOS 11 or later
  • Yes
  • No

None

Mobile Device Quick Action Commands

Quick Action CommandRequirementsNotesAvailable as a Bulk Quick Action Command
Erase Device (This command was previously called Wipe Device.)
  • iOS 4 or later
  • tvOS 10.2 or later

Erases all apps, profiles, documents, and settings on the device and reinstalls the operating system.Yes

Computer Quick Action Commands

Quick Action CommandRequirementsNotesAvailable as a Bulk Quick Action Command
Lock Device (Enhancement)--Locks the device when a passcode is set on the device. For computers with Apple silicon and macOS 11.5 or later, you can now also specify a phone number that displays on the locked device's home screen.No
Edit Recovery Lock
  • macOS 11.5 or later
  • Computers with Apple silicon

Sets or changes the Recovery Lock password on a device.No
Erase Device (This command was previously called Wipe Device.)Computers with macOS 10.7 or later

Erases all content on the device. On computers with macOS 10.7–11.6.4 or macOS 12 or later that do not have a bootstrap token or an Apple T2 Security Chip, this also erases the operating system but does not reinstall it.

On computers with macOS 12 or later and an escrowed bootstrap token, this command reinstalls the operating system and you can also configure if the disk is erased if this command fails.

Yes

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

You can now set the Recovery Lock password during enrollment using an Automated Device Enrollment profile.

10.2.1 (2022-03-17)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

Apps assigned by teachers using Jamf Teacher no longer incorrectly display as deferred for removal.

10.2.0 (2022-03-14)

Compatibility with iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and tvOS

Compatibility and new feature support are based on testing with the latest Apple beta releases of the following:

  • macOS 12.3

  • iOS 15.4

  • iPadOS 15.4

  • tvOS 15.4

This includes compatibility for the following management workflows:

  • Enrollment and inventory reporting

  • Profiles

  • App distribution

  • Jamf Teacher, Jamf School Student, and Jamf Parent installation

  • Jamf Teacher, Jamf School Student, and Jamf Parent launches and connections

  • App distribution via Jamf Teacher and Jamf School Student

  • Restricted software

Mobile Device Profiles

SettingKey Included in PayloadRequirementsNotes
Restrictions (Enhancements)
Allow automatic screen saversallowAutomaticScreenSavertvOS 15.4 laterYou can now allow automatic screen savers on Apple TV devices.

Computer Profiles

SettingKey Included in PayloadRequirementsNotes
Firewall (New Payload)
Enable LoggingEnableLoggingmacOS 12 or laterYou can now enable logging.
Logging TypeLoggingOptionAllows you to specify if the logging is throttled, brief, or detailed.
Allow SignedAllowSignedmacOS 10.12 or later
Allow Signed AppAllowSignedApp
Restrictions (Enhancements)
Allow Airplay Incoming RequestsallowAirPlayIncomingRequestsmacOS 12.3 or laterYou can now allow incoming AirPlay requests.

10.1.17 (2022-03-08)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

Books purchased in volume no longer display an incorrect error message when scoped to a computer.

10.1.16 (2022-02-28)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

Improved the text that displays in the sidebar when the new device inventory user interface is disabled.

10.1.15 (2022-02-23)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Scripts no longer incorrectly display as pending with an "Could not load any current execution, we will try again soon..." error message.

  • Profiles no longer load incorrectly.

10.1.14 (2022-02-03)

Computer Profiles

SettingKey Included in PayloadRequirementsNotes
Kernel Extensions Loading (Enhancement)
Allow standard users to approve legacy kernel extensionsAllowNonAdminUserApprovalsmacOS 11 or laterYou can now allow standard users to approve legacy kernel extensions.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

You can now view and search by the device asset tag from the device licenses page.

Jamf School User Interface (2022-02-03)

Device Inventory Enhancements

The following enhancements have been made to the device inventory:

  • Improved the responsiveness of the quick action command pop-up menu.

  • Added tooltips for some column headers in the device inventory.

  • Pagination no longer displays incorrectly when there are no devices in the device inventory.

  • Improved the performance of the device inventory page.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • The device inventory page no longer displays as inaccessible after refreshing the browser with Firefox or Safari.

  • An error no longer incorrectly displays when navigating to Devices in the sidebar.

10.1.13 (2022-02-01)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

The scope of an iOS profile no longer fails to save when the profile is saved while you are using a pane other than the Scope pane.

10.1.12 (2022-01-27)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • The incorrect icon no longer displays for the Add License button.

  • You can now manage macOS updates using Jamf School for computers enrolled via on-device enrollment.

  • The Automatically install Rosetta 2 on Mac computers with Apple silicon‌ checkbox for macOS Automated Device Enrollment profiles is now grayed out when disabled.

  • Improved the 5xx error status pages.

  • You can now remove locations that do not have devices or users assigned to them.

10.1.11 (2022-01-20)

Jamf School API Changes and Enhancements

You can now add and remove devices from a static device group using the Jamf School API.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Apps and profiles scoped to devices in device groups no longer incorrectly display as "Added on save" and "Pending" when the device is assigned to the device group after enrollment.

  • The number of devices in the scope of a script now displays correctly.

  • The Allow Airplay Incoming Request setting now correctly allows incoming AirPlay request.

  • Apps no longer uninstall intermittently.

  • Device models that have not been added to Jamf School no longer display an error in the device details page.

10.1.10 (2022-01-18)

Computer Profiles

SettingKey Included in PayloadRequirementsNotes
Restrictions (Enhancement)
Major software upgradesenforcedFingerprintTimeout macOS 11.3 or laterAllows you to delay major software upgrades for a specified number of days.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Synchronizing volume purchasing licenses no longer incorrectly displays all licenses as being available.

  • Success messages now display correctly when an OS update is installed.

  • AirPlay is now disabled correctly when Only known AirPlay destinations will be available to the device (supervised only) is enabled in the AirPlay payload of the profile.

  • The AirPlay payload can now be configured for User Enrollment and Device Enrollment computer profiles.

  • Incompatible quick action commands no longer display when you are attempting to upgrade macOS via a quick action command.

  • Only macOS updates greater than the current version display when viewing available updates in Jamf School.

Jamf School User Interface (2021-12-09)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Automated Device Enrollment now displays correctly in the sidebar when on the devices inventory page.

  • The full column descriptions now display on the device inventory page.

10.1.9 (2021-12-09)

Mobile Device Quick Action Commands

Quick Action CommandRequirementsNotesAvailable as a Bulk Quick Action Command
Enable Activation Lock (Enhancement)
  • iOS 7 or later
  • Supervised
  • Apple School Manager
You can now enable Activation Lock on a mobile device after enrollment.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

Jamf School now correctly displays an error if a scheduled OS update fails.

Jamf School User Interface (2021-11-30)

  • You can now rearrange columns with text that exceeds the settings pane in the redesigned devices inventory.

  • The More pop-up menu for bulk quick action commands on the device inventory page now displays correctly.

  • Automated Device Enrollment now only displays under Devices in the sidebar when Automated Device Enrollment is enabled in Jamf School.

10.1.8 (2021-11-30)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fixed an issue that prevented viewing the new devices inventory in languages other than English.

  • Added Measure and Shortcuts to the list of built-in apps for devices.

10.1.7 (2021-11-18)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Users are now successfully synced from Apple School Manager during automatic syncs.

  • Improved the error message that displays when an administrator tries to use an email address that is already being used for a Jamf School account.

  • The correct error message now displays when an incorrect service token file is uploaded to Jamf School.

  • An invalid bundle ID error message no longer displays when scoping apps to devices.

10.1.6 (2021-11-16)

Deprecations and Removals

The following items have been deprecated in this release:
Require admin password to install or update apps‌

The Require admin password to install or update apps‌ setting will be removed from the Restrictions payload in computer profiles in a future release because Apple deprecated them.

10.1.5 (2021-11-08)

Computer Profiles

SettingKey Included in PayloadRequirementsNotes
Restrictions (Enhancement)
Allow the use of the 'Erase All Content And Settings' setting‌allowEraseContentAndSettings

Supervision

macOS 12 or later

Allows you to enable or disable the Erase All Content And Settings option in the Reset UI.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

Users now display when they are imported before volume purchasing is configured.

10.1.4 (2021-11-08)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Licenses no longer incorrectly renew for only a day after being extended.

  • You can now only configure and distribute the Web Clips payload to computers enrolled using User Enrollment. For more information, see Creating and Managing Computer Web Clips.

Test LDAP Synchronization Mapping Configurations

You can now test mapping configurations in your LDAP Synchronization settings before saving changes. This allows you to see which user and group OU mappings exist in the current setting configuration.

To use to this feature, navigate to Organization > Settings > Synchronization > Test Mapping Configuration in Jamf School. For more information, see Syncing with an LDAP Directory Service.

10.1.3 (2021-11-03)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

When Jamf School fails to retrieve the license for apps purchased in volume once, it will only try to retrieve the license again when a general license sync is initiated or the administrator re-installs the app.

10.1.2 (2021-11-01)

Updated Jamf School Agreements

To continue using Jamf School, you must accept the updated Jamf School agreements within two weeks from today's date.

10.1.1 (2021-10-27)

Added Device Models

The following device models have been added in this release:

  • iPad (9th generation, Wi-Fi)

  • iPad (9th generation, Wi-Fi + Cellular)

  • iPad mini (6th generation, Wi-Fi)

  • iPad mini (6th generation, Wi-Fi + Cellular)

  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 13 mini
  • iPhone 13 Pro

  • iPhone 13 Pro Max

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fixed an issue that failed to clear restrictions set by Jamf Teacher when a student was removed from the device that the restrictions were applied to.
  • Improved the accessibility of the More pop-up menu in Devices > Inventory.
  • Fixed an issue that failed to display search results when filtering devices in the device inventory by the "Version is" criteria.
  • Checkboxes are now aligned correctly in the redesigned device inventory information. 

10.1.0 (2021-10-25)

Compatibility with macOS

Jamf School 10.0.0 provides compatibility for macOS Monterey 12. 

This includes compatibility for the following: 

  • Computer enrollment and inventory reporting 

  • Profiles 

  • App distribution 

  • Jamf School apps

Automated Device Enrollment Enhancements

You can now select the Unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch skip step for computer Automated Device Enrollment profiles.

Computer Configuration Profiles

SettingKey Included in PayloadRequirementsNotes
Setup Assistant (Enhancements)
Skip AccessibilitySkipAccessibilitymacOS 12 or laterAllows users to skip the Accessibility step during the Setup Assistant
Skip Unlock your Mac with your Apple WatchSkipUnlockWithWatchAllows users to skip the Unlock your Mac with your Apple Watch step during the Setup Assistant
Restrictions (Enhancement)
Require a password for fingerprint unlock after 48 hoursenforcedFingerprintTimeoutmacOS 12 or laterAllows you to configure how many hours after which the fingerprint unlock will require a password to authenticate. The default value is 48 hours.

Computer Inventory Reporting

Inventory AttributeRequirementsValues Returned in Inventory InformationSmart Group/Advanced Search Values
Apple siliconmacOS 11 or laterYes/NoYes/No
Bootstrap Token StoredmacOS 11 or laterYes/NoYes/No

10.0.5 (2021-10-25)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

Fixed an issue that caused Lost Mode to turn off on devices in Lost Mode after they were re-enrolled.

10.0.4 (2021-10-14)

Profiles

SettingKey Included in PayloadRequirementsNotes
Restrictions (Enhancement)
Allow iCloud Private RelayallowCloudPrivateRelay

macOS 12 or later

iOS 15 or later

You can now allow users to bypass MDM browsing restrictions.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

You can now share the Authentication settings in Jamf School with sublocations.

10.0.3 (2021-10-07)

Apple School Manager Synchronization Enhancement

You can now ensure users in multiple classes remain in their current locations during a one-way sync with Apple School Manager. To enable this feature, navigate to Organization > Settings > click the payload with your Apple ID in the Apple School Manager settings > Do not automatically move users from their current locations in Jamf School. For more information, see Syncing with Apple School Manager.

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • You can now copy notes on a device's inventory information by clicking Copy Notes.
  • Fixed an issue that failed to delete classes in Jamf School that were imported from Apple School Manager using a SIS when the class was removed from Apple School Manager.

10.0.2 (2021-09-30)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

Resellers can now edit the Apple ID for a push certificate in Jamf School. To use this feature, navigate to Organization > Settings > Apple Push Notification Service > Edit Apple ID in Jamf School.

Jamf School Devices Inventory Redesign (2021-09-28)

Jamf School 10.0.1 introduces the devices inventory as the first redesigned Jamf School user interface page. You can now configure the device inventory settings with an improved workflow and user interface. This workflow allows you to customize the device inventory display.

The following enhancements have been introduced:

  • Revamped user interface
  • Improved the display of bulk quick action command modals.
  • Improved the display of the search bar, filter, and table settings.
  • Improved the accessibility.
  • Renamed the "Change Time Zone" bulk quick action command to "Set Time Zone".
  • Renamed the "Move to location" bulk quick action command to "Edit Location".
  • Renamed the "Clear Teacher Restrictions" bulk quick action command to "Remove restrictions set by Jamf Teacher".
  • Renamed the "Clear Parent Restrictions" bulk quick action command to "Remove restrictions set by Jamf Parent".
  • Improved the error messages for bulk quick action commands.
  • You can now export a CSV file containing a list of devices filtered by the device inventory information you selected. For example, you can export a list of all devices with their serial number and asset tag listed.

To view the new devices inventory, navigate to Organization > Settings > Appearance > New User Interface (Beta) in Jamf School.

10.0.1 (2021-09-23)

Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fixed an issue that displayed an error message when attempting to delete multiple agreements in Jamf School.
  • Fixed an issue that displayed the app ID instead of the app name when attempting to reinstall the app on a device.
  • Fixed an issue that failed to display text for some settings when wiping an individual device using a quick action command.
  • Fixed an issue that failed to display text in step three of the Jamf School setup assistant.
  • Fixed an issue that sometimes incorrectly caused an error message to display when configuring Microsoft Azure authentication in Jamf School.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the incorrect text to display for the scope of a profile.
  • Fixed an issue that incorrectly closed or failed to leave an automated comment that the ticket would be closed on support tickets.
  • Fixed an issue that caused LDAP sync to fail when only sublocation settings were selected.

10.0.0 (2021-09-20)

Compatibility with iOS, iPadOS, and tvOS

Jamf School 10.0.0 provides compatibility for the following:

  • iOS 15
  • iPadOS 15
  • tvOS 15
  • watchOS 8

This includes compatibility for the following: 

  • Mobile device enrollment and inventory reporting 

  • Profiles 

  • App distribution 

  • Jamf School apps

Mobile Device Profiles

SettingKey Included in PayloadRequirementsNotes
Apple TV Remote (Enhancement)
Device NameTVDeviceNameiOS 11.3 or laterYou can now specify the name of an Apple TV device that an iOS device can control.
Restrictions (Enhancements)
Ensure copy and paste functionality respects managed/unmanaged document restrictionsrequireManagedPasteboard

iOS 12 or later

tvOS 9 or later

You can now ensure the Clipboard respects document settings for managed/unmanaged destinations (e.g., prevents managed apps content from being pasted into unmanaged apps).
Prevent connections to Siri servers for translationforceOnDeviceOnlyTranslationiOS 15 or laterWhen enabled, you can now ensure the device does not connect to Siri servers for translation.

Deprecations and Removals

blacklistedAppBundleIDs and whitelistedAppBundleIDs
The blacklistedAppBundleIDs and whitelistedAppBundleIDs keys will be removed from mobile device profiles in a future release. These keys have been deprecated by Apple.