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Creating an image for NetRestore on macOs Server

Creating NetRestore Image for macOS Sever

  1. Create Partition with clean install of latest mac OS (sierra)
  2. Install/Configure the partition with desired applications, such as firefox or chrome, and files/documents you wish to be included on the image.
  3. Navigate to other partition on the same hard drive

Create .nbi file

  1. Open System Image Utility
  2. Under Source, select the partition you just created and loaded with apps/files.
  3. Follow instructions, make sure to select NetRestore, then the image will start to be created.

Setup OSX Server

  1. Install the Server App from the App store.
  2. Run the server app and choose to run the server from your current machine.
  3. Create a Host Name such as

Services to Turn on

  1. DNS a. Make sure DNS hostname is same as hostname from the overview tab from the first thing under Sever Folder.