Jamf Cloud Distribution Service Communication

The Jamf Cloud Distribution Service (JCDS) is a cloud distribution point offering that is available if your environment supports the use of JCDS. The following diagrams illustrate how the JCDS communicates in your environment.

Note:

All communication with JCDS is over SSL using port 443.

General Requirements

Jamf Pro must be hosted in Jamf Cloud and you must have the subscription-based option to use JCDS as your cloud distribution point.

Communication Overview

The following diagram explains the communication when a file is uploaded to JCDS:

Communication when a file is uploaded to JCDS

The following diagram explains the communication when a file is downloaded from JCDS:

Communication when file is downloaded from JCDS
The following diagram explains the communication between the Jamf Pro server and JCDS:
Communication between the Jamf Pro server and JCDS