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Jamf Source (Beta)

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Jamf is a software company that specializes in mobile device management (MDM) and endpoint management solutions for Apple devices such as Macs, iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs. This Jamf integration helps you to ingest inventory data using the Jamf Pro API and Jamf Classic API.

Data collected

Polling IntervalData
24 hoursInventory ID

Setup

Vendor configuration

The Jamf source requires you to provide the Base URL, Client ID, and Client Secret to access the source data.

  • The Base URL is used to retrieve the source data from Jamf. The Base URL for Jamf is https://yourServer.jamfcloud.com. Replace yourServer with your organization server.
  • To generate the Client ID and Client Secret, follow the instructions mentioned in the Jamf documentation.

Source configuration

When you create a Jamf Source, you add it to a Hosted Collector. Before creating the Source, identify the Hosted Collector you want to use or create a new Hosted Collector. For instructions, see Configure a Hosted Collector and Source.

To configure the Jamf Source:

  1. In the main Sumo Logic menu, select Manage Data > Collection > Collection.
  2. On the Collectors page, click Add Source next to a Hosted Collector.
  3. Search for and select the Jamf icon.
  4. Enter a Name to display for the Source in Sumo Logic. The description is optional.
  5. (Optional) For Source Category, enter any string to tag the output collected from the Source. Category metadata is stored in a searchable field called _sourceCategory.
  6. (Optional) Fields. Click the +Add Field link to define the fields you want to associate. Each field needs a name (key) and value.
    • green check circle.png A green circle with a check mark is shown when the field exists in the Fields table schema.
    • orange exclamation point.png An orange triangle with an exclamation point is shown when the field doesn't exist in the Fields table schema. In this case, an option to automatically add the nonexistent fields to the Fields table schema is provided. If a field is sent to Sumo Logic that does not exist in the Fields schema it is ignored, known as dropped.
  7. In Base URL, enter your Jamf instance domain, https://yourServer.jamfcloud.com.
  8. In Client ID, enter the Client ID you generated from the Jamf platform.
  9. In Client Secret, enter the Client Secret you generated from the Jamf platform.
  10. (Optional) In Look Back Time, enter the first collection start time. Default is 1 day.
  11. (Optional) The Polling Interval is set for 24 hours by default. You can adjust it based on your needs.
  12. (Optional) Processing Rules for Logs. Configure any desired filters, such as allowlist, denylist, hash, or mask, as described in Create a Processing Rule.
  13. When you are finished configuring the Source, click Save.

JSON schema

Sources can be configured using UTF-8 encoded JSON files with the Collector Management API. See Use JSON to Configure Sources for details. 

ParameterTypeValueRequiredDescription
schemaRefJSON Object{"type":"Jamf"}YesDefine the specific schema type.
sourceTypeString"Universal"YesType of source.
configJSON ObjectConfiguration objectYesSource type specific values.

Configuration Object

ParameterTypeRequiredDefaultDescriptionExample
nameStringYesnullType a desired name of the source. The name must be unique per Collector. This value is assigned to the metadata field _source."mySource"
descriptionStringNonullType a description of the source."Testing source"
categoryStringNonullType a category of the source. This value is assigned to the metadata field _sourceCategory. See best practices for details."mySource/test"
fieldsJSON ObjectNonullJSON map of key-value fields (metadata) to apply to the Collector or Source. Use the boolean field _siemForward to enable forwarding to SIEM.{"_siemForward": false, "fieldA": "valueA"}
baseURLStringYesnullYour Jamf instance domain.https://yourServer.jamfcloud.com
clientIDBooleanNonullClient ID generated from the JAMF platform.
clientSecretStringNonullClient Secret generated from the Jamf platform.
progressWindowInitialLookbackIntegerNo1 dayFirst collection start time.
pollingIntervalStringNo24 hoursThis sets how often the Source checks for data.24 Hours

JSON example

{
"api.version": "v1",
"source": {
"config": {
"name": "Jamf",
"baseURL": "https://yourServer.jamfcloud.com",
"clientID": "6cabf059-21c9-44d6-bbde-02898f7430dd",
"clientSecret": "dzmsPks-******",
"collectionBeginTime": 1,
"pollingInterval": "24"
},
"schemaRef": {
"type": "JAMF"
},
"sourceType": "Universal"
}
}
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Terraform example

resource "sumologic_cloud_to_cloud_source" "jamf_source" {
collector_id = sumologic_collector.collector.id
schema_ref = {
type = "JAMF"
}
config = jsonencode({
"name": "Jamf",
"baseURL": "https://yourServer.jamfcloud.com",
"clientID": "6cabf059-21c9-44d6-bbde-02898f7430dd",
"clientSecret": "dzmsPks-******",
"collectionBeginTime": 1,
"pollingInterval": "24"
})
}
resource "sumologic_collector" "collector" {
name = "my-collector"
description = "Just testing this"
}
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