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Imaging OS X installations

We have about 20 Macs in our shop, all of which have been setup and configured as they were purchased. We have a mix of computers and years (some Mac Minis, some iMacs, some MacBook Pros). They're not ...
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2answers
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Is Imaging over wireless possible and/or feasible? PXE boot over Wireless?

I am looking to implement (if possible/feasible) the ability to image a PC and Mac via our wireless network. Is this actually possible? I have read multiple documents that newer Macbook Airs can do ...
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1answer
264 views

How to make bootable images of triple-boot OS on Mac OS

guys I would like to know the best practices or at least method to do the following things i am working on. I have installed triple-boot OS(windows 7, RHEL linux and Mac OS 10.6) on imac7 with refit ...
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0answers
635 views

Why is Apple System Image Utility so slow?

I'm using Apple System Image Utility (SIU) on Snow Leopard 10.6.2 and I am rather disturbed it takes over Three hours to make a Netrestore or Netboot image. I'm using as the donor machine a brand new ...
3
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2answers
183 views

Imaging a Macbook

I have a system in place to reimage MacBooks, but I'm looking to automate it. Right now I have a USB Drive that is booting to the Mac OSX Install Disc 1 and from there I am running the asr command ...
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4answers
124 views

Automated Image Testing

Let us say I'm using a packaged-based approach of imaging for the Mac, and have a freshly imaged machine (or better, several different types of machines) ready to test. How do I perform automated ...
2
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3answers
811 views

Monolithic vs Packaged-based Image Creation

The tried-and-true way of making Mac disk images has been to set up your software perfectly on the newest Mac hardware you have, delete some unnecessary files, and create a (monolithic) image of it. ...
3
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1answer
2k views

How to add an Open Directory server via a script?

What is the best method to add an Open Directory server via a shell script on a brandly new imaged computer? I've created a new image with InstaDMG and I'd like to add the Open Directory Server via a ...