terminal-notifer Scripts Via the JSS

Scripts run as root when executed via the JSS.  This caused problems when trying to send notifications using terminal-notifier to users because root does not have a NotificationCenter instance, so any script using terminal-notifier would hang.  The trick to get around that is to run the command as the user.

I have been converting a lot of my shell scripts over to Python as it is more flexible and powerful.  This is script I wrote to send notifications while running as root.

It uses setuid  to pose as the user and then uses the Casper parameters to customize the notification message.  Tested on 10.9.

policy-notifier

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