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 don’t have any major qualms over the App Store now available in Snow Leopard. It’s probably not going to change the way I use or install applications, but it’s there if I need or want to use it. But there are two things that currently bug me!
In this article we’ll take a look in to using WGM to deliver a log-out script to managed clients which will empty the users trash. In many cases this may seem a little excessive – but since our network is primarily used by students with accounts hosted on Windows servers, we can gain back some of that lost server storage space by running this script.