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.
This EA looks for Flash to be installed on the OS and then checks for the version number. If Flash is not installed on the OS (meaning, this looks just for an OS install for Safari, NOT within Firefox/Chrome/etc.) it reports back as "Not installed."
FlashVersion.xml (720 B)
Package manifests allow Composer to build packages from software that is already installed without taking snapshots.
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This is a preinstalled software template for Adobe Flash Player. This template was tested with Adobe Flash Player 10.0.45.2 on Mac OS X 10.6.3 on 5/19/2010.
Adobe Flash Player.composer (796 B)
Download and double-click this Composer document to add it to Composer's list of pre-installed software. Install the latest Flash Player and configure your automatic update settings, then use Composer's pre-installed software and select "Adobe Flash Player with Update Preferences" and you will be able to build a PKG or DMG file with these settings captured.
Adobe_Flash_Player_with_Update_Preferences.composer (1.07 KB)
Licensed software records in the JSS let you store information about the software licensed to your organization.
Find out more about licensed software templates on the licensed software templates page.
Scripts can be executed on managed computers using a Policy or Casper Remote. Most scripts also work with other management tools.
Find out more about scripts on the scripts page.
This script enables the options automatic updates in the Adobe Flash Player preferences by checking for presence of the file at /Library/Application Support/Macromedia/mms.cfg, deleting/replacing if it exists or creating a new file with the appropriate settings if missing. Probably a better way of looking into the file, reading/replacing text in it without the hard-handed delete and replace method here, but this script ensures the file is set regardless of initial state.
set_adobe_flash_updates.sh (845 B)
Managed Preference (MCX) manifests allow you to enforce settings on managed computers with the JSS. These files also work with Workgroup Manager.
Find out more about managed preference manifests on the managed preference manifests page.