The Great (caching) Purge

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Earlier tonight, myself & a few others on the #osx-server channel in the macadmins.org Slack started to receive alerts from our macOS Servers running a Caching Service.

Sadly, it was not just the harmless “Caching service unavailable” alerts that you see at times.

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JSS Setting Software Update Server To http://:/index.sucatalog

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Recently we found that the JSS was setting our clients Software Update Catalog URL to http://:/index.sucatalog.

Well, as detailed previously, we moved from using Software Update servers to Caching.

The move to caching servers actually meant I shot myself in the foot some & caused my own issue. JAMF Support got me things sorted & below is how & my guess work as to what was happening.

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