Deploy packages using Jamf Pro

Jamf Pro (formerly The Casper Suite), developed by Jamf, is the Enterprise Mobility Management tool for macOS and other devices that empowers IT admins to simplify their tasks that includes deployment and maintaining software.

This article guides you through the steps to install and uninstall packages using Jamf Pro.

Read about Jamf Pro on their Web site.

Install package

After you create a package on the Adobe Admin Console, the package is downloaded to your computer.

Follow these steps to install the downloaded package on client machines:

  1. To install the package, it must be available at the distribution point.

    Drag and Drop the package into distribution point.

    Read more >> Distribution Points.

    Jamf distribution point

  2. Log in to Jamf Pro.

  3. Click Computers at the top of the page.

  4. Click Policies.

  5. Click New.

  6. In the Options tab, go to General and enter the following details:

    • Display name of policy.
    • Select trigger
    • Execution Frequency
    Options details

  7. Go to the Packages tab and click Configure.

  8. Click Add package for the package that you need to install.

  9. From the Action drop-down menu, click Install.

  10. Specify a distribution point from which this package can be downloaded.

  11. Go to the Scope tab and select target machines.

  12. Click Save.

The policy runs on computers based on the scope and the triggers you've defined.

For other configuration options and details, see the Jamf guide on installing packages.

Uninstall package

Follow these steps to uninstall packages on client machines:

Create Policy

Use the same steps that you follow for Installation and just need to configure/change below two options

  1. To uninstall the package, it must be available at the distribution point.

    Drag and Drop the package into distribution point.

    Read more >> Distribution Points.

    Jamf distribution point

  2. Log in to Jamf Pro.

  3. Click Computers at the top of the page.

  4. Click Policies.

  5. Click New.

  6. In the Options tab, go to General and enter the following details:

    • Display name of policy.
    • Select trigger
    • Execution Frequency
    Options details

  7. Go to the Packages tab and click Configure.

  8. Click Add package for the package that you need to install.

  9. From the Actions drop-down menu, select Install while configuring the package.

  10. Specify a distribution point from which this package can be downloaded.

  11. Go to the Scope tab and select target machines.

  12. Click Save.

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