BlueJeans .pkg/Munki for Mac

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Hello,

When automating the installation of BlueJeans I found the way the program installer worked to be very cumbersome. To an user this the steps are pretty simple--one mounts the DMG and double clicks on the install icon for BlueJeans and the application is installed. However, from a systems standpoint, when one looks under the hood, there are many extra steps that are not needed. 

The steps behind the BlueJeans installation:
  1. Download Blue Jeans Launcher.dmg
  2. Mount the .dmg
  3. Run the application from the mounted folder
  4. Application then runs a binary file which then downloads a package from BlueJeans
  5. Application then runs the .pkg installer for BlueJeans
From a System Administration standpoint one must ask, why not have the .pkg in the downloaded .dmg?

To automate the installation I had to:
  1. Download Blue Jeans Launcher.dmg
  2. Mount the .dmg
  3. Explore the contents of the Blue Jeans Launcher.app
  4. Run the executable  Contents/MacOS/Blue Jeans Launcher
  5. Watch in the console where the temporary file the .pkg was downloaded to
  6. Grab the .pkg from the temporary location
  7. Use munkiimport with the .pkg to push the app out to the devices that needed it
So, an obvious question, is there a link to an alternate BlueJeans installer that has the .pkg?

Thanks,
Byron
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Byron Bogaert

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Posted 3 years ago

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Byron, thank you for reaching out. I have opened a support case on your behalf, someone from our support team will be emailing you shortly.

Thanks!
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