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Partnering with Jamf Pro and Amazon Web Services

October 23, 2018

Partnering with Jamf Pro and Amazon Web Services

Presentation from JNUC 2018, the world's largest rally of Apple IT administrators.

Partnering with Jamf Pro and Amazon Web Services

Presented by:
Benjamin Marks, Salesforce
Nick Tenbrink, Jamf

View all session slides, recordings and more at https://www.jamf.com/events/jamf-nation-user-conference/2018/.


October 23, 2018

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  1. © JAMF Software, LLC Ben Marks Client Engineer Salesforce.com Oversaw

    growth from 3,500 to 35,000 Macs over 5 years Nick Tenbrink DevOps Manager Jamf Twitter: @nick_tenbrink
  2. © JAMF Software, LLC What is Amazon Web Services? “Amazon

    Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow.”
  3. © JAMF Software, LLC Terminology • Instance = Virtual Machine

    or Server • Security Group = Firewall or Port Opening/Closing • ElastiCache = Caching Server or memcached • VPC = Virtual Private Cloud, network settings
  4. © JAMF Software, LLC Services Needed to Run a Jamf

    Server • EC2, Elastic Cloud Compute Service • Accessible VM, multiple OS’s (including your own) • RDS, Relational Database Service • Stripped down instance, optimized for databases • ELB, Elastic Load Balancer
  5. © JAMF Software, LLC • ElastiCache, stripped down caching server

    instance • S3, Simple Storage Service • For hosting a cloud distribution point • CloudFront • When used with S3, mirrors storage globally Services Needed to Run a Jamf Server
  6. © JAMF Software, LLC S3 and CloudFront Setup Basics •

    Walkthrough of S3 settings on AWS website • S3 as master • Walkthrough of CloudFront Settings on AWS website
  7. © JAMF Software, LLC Caveats • Connectivity back to your

    datacenter/local network • Directory services/LDAP • Syncing with legacy imaging servers • DNS
  8. © JAMF Software, LLC Miscellaneous • Amazon SSL certificates •

    Amazon DNS • AWS On-Demand vs Reserved vs Spot • Prices and cost calculator