Munki, Multi-Tenant Munki Portal

Overview

The Technology Services Multi-Tenant Munki (MTM) system has a web application that allows IT Pros to manage their computers, user groups and repositories.

Systems

  • Munki Mac Endpoint Management

Affected Customers

  • University of Illinois IT Pros leveraging Technology Services Endpoint Services' Munki Mac Endpoint Management

Actions

Logging In/Accessing The MTM Portal

The Multi-Tenant Munki (MTM) portal may be accessed via the address https://munki.eps.uillinois.edu. In order to login, your unit must already be provisioned and have a repository created. In addition, your username must be a member of your repository's Active Directory group. If your unit has not yet been provisioned, please contact the Endpoint Services (EPS) team to get started.

Importing Computers Into The MTM Portal

The MTM system generates per-machine certificates that allow a computer to access its assigned MTM repositories. These certificates are generated and assigned to both a repository and computer when a computer is imported into the MTM database. Computers must always be imported before running the MTM Onboarding package. When importing a computer, IT Pros can either import a single computer or do a bulk import using a CSV file.

Import A Single Computer

          1. Login to the MTM web portal. https://munki.eps.uillinois.edu

          2. Click the Manage Your Computers link.
         
          3. Select your repository from the dropdown (e.g. /global/UofI/UIUC/EPS) and click the Select Repository button

          4. Click the Add New Computer to Selected repository button

          5. Enter the computer's information into the fields.
Field: Description:
 Name  A unique name for the computer.
 Serial Number
 The computer’s serial number. Almost always capitalized.
 Repository  Typically your unit’s main repository unless you have multiple repositories.
 Window (Minutes)
 Number of minutes that the time window will last, during which the computer can be onboarded and receive its per-machine certificate.
 Use Templates
 Specify whether you wish to use a template to generate the computer's manifest. Typically, you will check the Use Template checkbox.
 Review the Using Manifest Templates section below for additional information.
 Template Identifier
 Select the manifest template you wish to use to generate the computer's manifest
 Force Rename
 Will rename the computer to match the Name field.

          6. Click the Add Computer button when finished to import the computer into MTM. Be sure to check that no errors occurred during the import.
 
         

Import Using CSV

The MTM portal also allows for IT Pros to bulk import one or many computers using a CSV file to populate the data. The CSV Upload function can also be used to update existing computers that have already been imported into the MTM portal.

          1. Login to the MTM web portal. https://munki.eps.uillinois.edu

          2. Click the Manage Your Computers link.
         
          3. Select your repository from the dropdown (e.g. /global/UofI/UIUC/EPS) and click the Select Repository button

          4. Download the CSV template file or use the Export as CSV button to get a CSV template.

          5. Modify the CSV file to include the computers your wish to import or update along with their pertinent information:

Field: Description:
 Repository  Typically your unit’s main repository unless you have multiple repositories
 Name
 A unique name for the computer.
 Serial Number
 The computer’s serial number. Almost always capitalized.
 Client Identifier
 If 'Use Template' is set to 0, this will set the 'client_identifier' preference key for Munki.
 If 'Use Template' is set to 1, this is the name of the template file used to generate the computer manifest (case sensitive).
 Use Template
 If set to 0, MTM will not use a template file to generate computer manifests.
 If set to 1, MTM will use the name of template file that is set in the 'Client Identifier' column to generate computer manifests.
 Review the Using Manifest Templates section below for additional information.
 Force Retemplate
 Specifies whether you wish to use a template to generate the computer's manifest.
 If set to 0, MTM will not overwrite any computer manifest files if they already exist.
 If set to 1, MTM will overwrite existing computer manifest files with a new copy using a template as the base.
 Rename on Install
 If set to 0, MTM will not change the computer's name.
 If set to 1, MTM will change the name on the computer to match the Name field.
 Window
 Number of minutes that the time window will last, during which the computer can be onboarded and receive its per-machine certificate
 Delete
 Default is 0. If set to 1, MTM will delete the computer and certificate. Be careful as this is irrevocable.

MTM Portal - Upload CSV Window

          6. Click the Upload CSV button

          7. Click the Browse... button and select your CSV file

          8. Check the box(es) for any columns you want the MTM portal to process in your CSV file.
              The MTM portal will ignore any columns in the CSV file that are unchecked while uploading the CSV file.
              The MTM portal will also ignore extraneous columns that don't correspond to any of the checkboxes.

          9. Click the Upload button to finish importing your computers into MTM. Be sure to check that no errors occurred during the upload.

Using Manifest Templates

The EPS team recommends the creation of a single manifest for each computer and naming the manifest file to match the computer's serial number. To make this easier, the MTM portal allows for the creation of computer manifests using templates. To use manifest templates, place template manifest files inside the 'templates' subdirectory within the 'manifests' directory of your Munki repository. Any manifest files found within this 'templates' directory can be used as a template for creating manifests using either of the import methods above.

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Keywords:mtm munki endpoint "multi-tenant munki" onboard portal   Doc ID:81300
Owner:Drew C.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2018-03-30 15:26 CDTUpdated:2018-04-12 16:10 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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