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Jamf Training for IT professionals

Need guidance on how to accomplish something with Jamf @ Stanford? From knowing your way around the Jamf Pro cloud console to the more advanced role of becoming a Jamf site administrator, most of the information you need is found in our Jamf @ Stanford training module, created in collaboration with Stanford UIT’s Tech Training team.

Start your self-paced learning experience

This Jamf @ Stanford on-demand module is self-paced, allowing you to control a learning experience that meets your needs. 

  • Jamf Ala Carte: Looking for information on a single topic? Maybe you need to know how to run a report or find information on the state of a single Mac computer. You can easily choose the item of interest from the training module’s left-hand menu. (If hidden, click the hamburger in the top left to reveal the menu.)
  • ​Jamf foundations: For IT staff across Stanford, this training provides the foundational knowledge every Jamf Admin should have. You are strongly encouraged to set aside the time to master all the training content – taking as much time as you need.

​Access our training module with this link, below.

Launch Jamf @ Stanford training

Important: If you are seeking the Site Admin role for management of your department's devices, read on to the "Learn more..." section, below.

Learn more about the path to the Jamf site administrator role

At this level of Jamf proficiency at Stanford, you will be comfortable working with the key components to:

  • Identify Apple devices meeting (or failing to meet) certain criteria
  • Send commands to Apple devices from Jamf
  • Automate deployment of software to any Apple device you manage
  • Configure settings (with configuration profiles) on your Apple devices 

To demonstrate this proficiency, you must:

  1. Request access to the Stanford Jamf Test Drive instance ( using the "Request or adjust Jamf access" under the "Need assistance" section.
  2. Complete the University IT Jamf @ Stanford training module
  3. Complete the Jamf Site Admin Onboarding Exercises referenced in the Jamf @ Stanford training module

​Access our training module with this link, below.

Launch Jamf @ Stanford training

Note: Alternatively, you can provide proof of Jamf 200 (or higher) Course certification, which implies proficiency at managing Jamf as a site administrator.

Need assistance?

Submit a ServiceNow request  to "Request or adjust Jamf access" if any of the following statements apply to you:

  • We need a Jamf Site corresponding to our IT Support group
  • We have a Jamf Site, but I need to elevate my role to Jamf Site Admin
  • I receive an “Access Denied” message for Jamf Production and/or Jamf Test Drive
  • I can log in, but I am not presented with the correct Site(s) from the drop-down
  • I need access to Site Mapper (requires IT Support organization manager approval)

​Access our ServiceNow Jamf access form with this link, below.

Request or adjust Jamf access

Need more?

If you did not find what you need or have an uncommon problem to solve, start the conversation with Stanford UIT’s Endpoint Engineering & Development (EED) department by submitting a Help request.  Jamf-certified System Engineers are ready to help get you on your way.

Last modified January 5, 2024