Last month we had a look at setting up DeployStudio on a freshly built Server running 10.6. We configured a DeployStudio Admin account, Server Admin settings, including a repository for images and NetBoot for the network booting. In part 2 we will take a look at building a fresh client image, configuring some specifics, and then imaging using DS.
I was recently affected by the Energy Saver bug found in Workgroup Manager, where by this particular MCX manifest stops preferences applying on a users first login to a machine. For example, in my case a user would log in to a machine and only the Dock would apply – almost nothing else! If they then logged out and then back in again, everything would apply as expected! Here’s the low down…
I recently wrote an article on how to create a script to empty the Trash when an Active Directory user logged out of a client computer. This required us to mess around with the trust relationship a little between the client computer and the server. Now with the use of the ‘ManagedClient.app’ and ‘Folder Redirections’ we don’t have to worry about that anymore!
We deploy Dual-Boot Mac’s in our environment and up until this point I had never experienced the “Time Error” which many do experience between OS X and the Boot Camp’ed Windows OS. That was until I started doing new images recently!