With our Microsoft Edge Beta Channel 81 unlock, we’re excited to announce preview toughen for Jamf Pro’s 10.19 adjustments to the Application & Custom Settings menu. This function shall we IT Admins paste a customized JSON coverage manifest for developing configuration profiles without delay in Jamf Pro as a substitute of composing and importing a plist document.

To find out about this option from Jamf, learn extra about it at https://jamf.it/computer-configuration-profiles.

What is Jamf Pro’s Application & Custom Settings menu?

Before Jamf Pro 10.18, managing Office 365 concerned manually construction a .plist document. This used to be a time-consuming workflow that required a powerful technical background. Jamf Pro 10.18 eradicated the ones boundaries by way of streamlining the configuration procedure. However, IT Admins may just most effective use this new consumer interface for particular programs and choice domain names laid out in Jamf.

In Jamf Pro 10.19, an admin can add a JSON manifest as a “custom schema” to focus on any choice area, and the graphical consumer interface might be generated from this manifest. The customized schema that’s created follows the JSON Schema specification.

Why are we supporting this option?

We’re dedicated to giving consumers the optimum revel in for managing Microsoft Edge. Supporting the replace to Jamf Pro’s Application & Custom Settings menu gets rid of the handbook plist operation. This implies that our customers gets essentially the most streamlined and blunder loose revel in for managing Microsoft Edge in Jamf Pro.

How to get the coverage manifest for a selected model of Microsoft Edge

To get the coverage manifest:

  • Go to the Microsoft Edge Enterprise touchdown web page.
  • On the CHANNEL/BUILD dropdown listing, make a selection Beta 81.*.
  • On the PLATFORM dropdown listing, make a selection macOS 64 bit.
  • Click GET POLICY FILES to obtain our coverage templates package. (Note: Currently, the coverage templates package is signed as a CAB document. You’ll wish to use a third celebration instrument, comparable to The Unarchiver, to open the document on macOS.)

After you unpack the CAB document, navigate to the “mac” best stage listing. The manifest, which is called “policy_manifest.json”, is within the “mac” listing.

This manifest might be revealed in each and every coverage package beginning with 81.zero.416.three. If you wish to have to check insurance policies within the Dev channel, you’ll be able to take the manifest related to each and every Dev unlock and check it in Jamf Pro.

You can be told extra about the use of the coverage manifest in Jamf Pro in our documentation right here.

Share your comments

We’d like to get your comments about the use of our manifest with Jamf Pro. The perfect puts to touch us is on our Enterprise neighborhood discussion board, on Twitter at @MSEdgeDev, or come to our #microsoft-edge channel within the MacAdmins neighborhood.

At the similar time, our manifest is in preview, we acknowledge that this option is new for Jamf as smartly. If you might have comments or issues that you simply’d love to be in contact to Jamf, you’ll be able to e-mail toughen@jamf.com, or touch your account toughen specialist.

– Gray Houston, Software Engineer, Microsoft Edge