Deploy to macOS with Jamf

This article describes how to deploy Microsoft Edge for macOS using Jamf.

Note

This article applies to Microsoft Edge version 77 or later.

Prerequisites

Before you deploy Microsoft Edge, make sure you meet the following prerequisites:

  • The Microsoft Edge installation file, MicrosoftEdgeDev-<version>.pkg is in an accessible location on your network. You can download the Microsoft Edge Enterprise installation files from the Microsoft Edge Enterprise landing page.
  • You have a Jamf Cloud account with the level of access and privileges needed to create and deploy installation files to computers.

To deploy Microsoft Edge using Jamf:

  1. Sign on to Jamf and go to All Settings.

    Open All Settings

  2. Under All Settings, click Computer Management.

    Select Computer Management

  3. Under Computer Management, click Packages.

    Select Packages

  4. On the Packages page, click + New to add a new package.

    Select New to add a new package

  5. On the New Package page, enter the details about the package and then click Save. (For example, DISPLAY NAME, INFO, or NOTES.)

    Select Save to save the package information

  6. Select Computers on the menu bar, and then select Policies in the navigation bar.

  7. Select + New to display the New Policy pane.

    Select New to create a new policy

  8. On the Options tab, select General.

    • Under DISPLAY NAME, enter the display name for the policy.
    • Under Trigger, select the event that will trigger the policy. (In the following example, the event is Startup.)

    Enter deployment information

  9. On the Options tab, click Packages.

  10. On the Configure Packages popup, click Configure.

    Configure package

  11. The package that you added shows on the Packages pane. Click Add. For this example, the package is "MicrosoftEdgeBeta" in the following screenshot.

    Add package

  12. On the New Policy page, uUse the drop-down lists to select the DISTRIBUTION POINT and ACTION to take for the policy. Click Save. The following screenshot uses "Each computer's default distribution point" and "Install" as an example.

    Select distribution point and action

  13. On the New Policy page, select the Scope tab. You can manage the scope of the deployment based on computers or users. For this example, select All Computers from the TARGET COMPUTERS drop-down list and then click Save.

    Select the scope of the deployment

  14. At this point you can review the Microsoft Edge deployment policy. If the deployment options meet your requirements, click Done.

    Click done

    Note

    You can return to a deployment policy at any time to change settings.

Congratulations! You’ve just finished configuring Jamf to deploy Microsoft Edge for macOS. When the trigger condition you defined is true, the package will get deployed to the computers you specified.

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