goody612
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Trying to integrate Casper\Jamf to App Portal.

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Trying to add Casper\Jamf as a deployment system and running into issues. Was wondering if anyone else has done this and ran into any problems.
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jdempsey
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Re: Trying to integrate Casper\Jamf to App Portal.

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If you're using Jamf Cloud, I've found that it requires TLS 1.2.  You could also potentially hit that with an on-prem installation of Jamf, depending on your corporate server standards.  Typically, the fix is as simple as enabling strong cryptography on your App Portal server (SchUseStrongCrypto registry key under .NET Framework).  I have a REG file that I use for this.  Many people use a PowerShell script for the same.  Here are a couple links to references that explain what's going on and how to fix it...

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4040243/how-to-enable-tls-1-2-for-configuration-manager

https://johnlouros.com/blog/enabling-strong-cryptography-for-all-dot-net-applications (this one has a short PowerShell script)

I should also mention that App Portal's integration with Jamf/Casper was developed for (and tested against) the on-prem version of Jamf only.  I've personally configured it with Jamf Pro Cloud (not to be confused with their Jamf Now offering, which is different and not compatible), so I know it mostly works there, too.  Just be aware that it hasn't yet officially been tested/supported with Jamf Cloud.  That's on the Engineering team's roadmap, but for now, I can tell you that the only thing I've found that App Portal doesn't accommodate is the use of a cloud distribution point.  As long as you have at least one on-prem distribution point for Jamf, you should be fine.

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goody612
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Re: Trying to integrate Casper\Jamf to App Portal.

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Thanks. Enabling TLS 1.2 was what corrected the issue we were seeing.

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Jon Goodin
InSequence, Inc.
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Re: Trying to integrate Casper\Jamf to App Portal.

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@goody612 You'll find the answers you're looking for in the Flexera Community under AppPortal https://community.flexera.com/t5/App-Broker/ct-p/App-Portal

Thanks for visiting! Sandra

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Hi, goodinja. I've done a few Jamf integrations with App Portal. Can you provide more information regarding the kind of issues you're having? Have you reviewed the documentation on HelpNet , specifically the topic on configuring "Casper" settings (https://helpnet.flexerasoftware.com/appportal2019r1/default.htm#helplibrary/AP_Deployment_Casper.htm)?
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goody612
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It may be something to due with our environment, but we are getting SSL errors when attempting to connect App Portal to the Casper server.
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Re: Trying to integrate Casper\Jamf to App Portal.

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If you're using Jamf Cloud, I've found that it requires TLS 1.2.  You could also potentially hit that with an on-prem installation of Jamf, depending on your corporate server standards.  Typically, the fix is as simple as enabling strong cryptography on your App Portal server (SchUseStrongCrypto registry key under .NET Framework).  I have a REG file that I use for this.  Many people use a PowerShell script for the same.  Here are a couple links to references that explain what's going on and how to fix it...

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4040243/how-to-enable-tls-1-2-for-configuration-manager

https://johnlouros.com/blog/enabling-strong-cryptography-for-all-dot-net-applications (this one has a short PowerShell script)

I should also mention that App Portal's integration with Jamf/Casper was developed for (and tested against) the on-prem version of Jamf only.  I've personally configured it with Jamf Pro Cloud (not to be confused with their Jamf Now offering, which is different and not compatible), so I know it mostly works there, too.  Just be aware that it hasn't yet officially been tested/supported with Jamf Cloud.  That's on the Engineering team's roadmap, but for now, I can tell you that the only thing I've found that App Portal doesn't accommodate is the use of a cloud distribution point.  As long as you have at least one on-prem distribution point for Jamf, you should be fine.

Anything expressed here is my own view and not necessarily that of my employer, Flexera. If my reply answers a question you have raised, please click "ACCEPT AS SOLUTION".

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