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Upload Extension Attribute

Extension attributes are custom fields that allow you to collect almost any piece of attribute data from a computer.

Find out more about extension attributes on the extension attributes page.

Time Machine - Auto Backup

This attribute displays the status of the Time Machine "Auto Backup" option. The value to be verified will need to be specified when creating this extension attribute. Example: "true" verifies that the setting is enabled. This extension attribute requires this preference be set using Managed Preferences (MCX).

Time Machine - Auto Backup.xml (1.27 KB)

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Time Machine - Backup Destination

This attribute displays the Time Machine backup destination.

Time Machine - Backup Destination.xml (1.05 KB)

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Time Machine - Destination

Uses 'tmutil' binary display Time Machine destination volume name and volume type.

Time_Machine_-_Destination.xml (899 B)

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Time Machine - Destination Encryption Status

This EA determines encryption status of Time Machine destination NOTE - This has only been tested on OS X 10.9 and 10.10 !!!!! Possible results will be: Yes No NA Offline Offline - Encrypted - <timestamp> Offline - Not Encrypted - <timestamp> It is best to use this alongside other Time Machine EA's - like "Time Machine - Enabled" and/or "Time Machine - Destination"

Time_Machine_-_Volume_Encrypted.xml (3.97 KB)

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Time Machine - Enabled

This attribute displays whether or not Time Machine is enabled. The value to be verified will need to be specified when creating this extension attribute. Example: "true" verifies that Time Machine is enabled. This extension attribute requires this preference be set using Managed Preferences (MCX).

Time Machine - Enabled.xml (1.27 KB)

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Time Machine - Last Backup Completed

This attribute displays the last time a complete Time Machine backup ran.

Time Machine - Last Backup Completed.xml (653 B)

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Time Machine - Last Backup Completed

Modified JAMF Extension Attribute for compatibility with OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

Time Machine - Last Backup Completed.xml (1.89 KB)

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Time Machine - Show Status in Menu Bar

This attribute displays whether or not the Time Machine status is enabled in the menu bar. This extension attribute requires this preference be set using Managed Preferences (MCX).

Time Machine - Show Status in Menu Bar.xml (874 B)

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Time Machine - Status

This attribute displays the Time Machine configuration status.

Time Machine - Status.xml (566 B)

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Upload Package Manifest

Package manifests allow Composer to build packages from software that is already installed without taking snapshots.

Find out more about package manifests on the package manifests page.

There are no package manifests for Time Machine

Upload Licensed Software Template

Licensed software records in Jamf Pro let you store information about the software licensed to your organization.

Find out more about licensed software templates on the licensed software templates page.

There are no licensed software templates for Time Machine

Upload Script

Scripts can be executed on managed computers using a Policy or Jamf Remote. Most scripts also work with other management tools.

Find out more about scripts on the scripts page.

There are no scripts for Time Machine

Upload Managed Preference Manifest

Managed Preference (MCX) manifests allow you to enforce settings on managed computers with Jamf Pro. These files also work with Workgroup Manager.

Find out more about managed preference manifests on the managed preference manifests page.

Time Machine

Settings for Apple Time Machine

com.apple.TimeMachine.manifest (8.02 KB)

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Time Machine

Set Time Machine to Back Up Automatically. Set to "True" to set the preference. Please note that the "Backup Destination" preference must also be set if using this preference.

com.apple.MCX.TimeMachine.manifest (4.27 KB)

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