Error: /var/log/jamfChangeManagement.log (Permission denied)


As mentioned in my previous post, we have a simple cluster setup for our JSS.

However, I’ve seen and intermittent issue with permissions to /var/log/jamfChangeManagement.log, below are more details as well as a break-fix solution.

More details

The “cloud” accessible version of our JSS we disable the web app, so if you navigate to it you’ll be presented with the below:


To do this you navigate to “Settings” > “General Settings” > “Server Configuration.” Select the limited access level, then click “Save.”

On occasion, after clicking “Save” I’ve seen:


Break-fix solution

To resolve, I run the below & then try & enable the Limited Access JSS setting again.

sudo touch /var/log/jamfChangeManagement.log
sudo chmod 777 /var/log/jamfChangeManagement.log

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