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How to deploy inSync Client via Jamf pro

This article applies to:

  • OS: All supported Mac OS 
  • Product edition: inSync Client


The purpose of this article is to create a policy in Jamf pro using which we can deploy inSync client in the devices. 

Create a policy in Jamf pro

 All fields are not mandatory. The mandatory fields are described in detail in this topic.

  1. Login to the Jamf pro webpage.
  2. Select the Computers tab.
  3. Under Content management, click Policies.

  4. Click image10.png  button.
  5. In the New Policy page, under the Options tab, in the General section, enter the policy name.
  6. In the Trigger option please select the events which can be used to initiate the policy.

  7. Select the execution frequency from the drop-down menu and click Save.

  8. Click the Scope tab. 
  9. In the Targets tab, select Target computers, and Target Users. You can select All computers and All users if you want this policy to be applied to all of them.

  10. (Optional) The next Self Service tab is not mandatory. If you want an app to be available in the Self-services portal, you can check this option and then define its Display Name and button name.

  11. (Optional) The Last tab of User Interaction is not mandatory. Here messages can be used for providing more information during the installation.

  12. Please navigate to the Packages section under the Options tab.

    1. Click Configure.
    2. Click New.
    3. In the General tab, enter the Display name and in the Filename field, click Choose File.
      It opens a new file upload window.
    4. Browse to the location where you have inSync mpkg file and click Open.

    5.  Rest of the fields info and notes are optional.
    6. (Optional) Rest two tabs Options and Limitations are optional.
    7. Click the Save button.
      You can see that the Package is listed.
    8. Click Add to add it as a part of your policy.
    9. Select the Distribution Point for the package as per your suitability and select Install under the Action drop-down menu.

  13. Navigate to the Scripts section under the first tab Options.

    1. Click the Configure.
    2. Click New.
    3.  In the General tab, enter the Display name and rest of the fields information and notes are optional.

    4. In the Script tab, enter the script for inSync client activation. See this article for more information.
    5. In the Options tab, select the Priority as After from the drop-down menu. Leave the Parameter Labels field blank.

    6. Limitations tab is optional.
  14. Click Save.


See also
How to deploy inSync Client 5.8 and later versions via SCCM 2012?