Deploy Studio Imaging and deployment links and notes.

Deployment Planning Template

Fix Permissions in the Applications Folder

sudo chown -R root:admin /Applications/
sudo chmod -R 775 /Applications/

Show Directory Service status in the loginwindow

defaults write /Library/Preferences/ AdminHostInfo DSStatus

Remove Other Users choice in the loginwindow


Create a hidden admin and run the following commands

sudo mv /Users/hadmin /var/.hadmin 
sudo chown -R hadmin /var/.hadmin 
sudo rm -R /var/.hadmin/Public /var/.hadmin/Sites 
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/ Hide500Users -bool TRUE 
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/ !HiddenUsersList -array hadmin

Stop OS asking for all new Disks to become Time Machine Backup Devices

defaults write /Library/Preferences/ 
!DoNotOfferNewDisksForBackup -bool YES

Cleanup steps to be executed on Disk to be imaged

sudo rm -rf /Volumes//var/db/volinfo.database 
sudo rm -rf /Volumes//var/db/ 
sudo rm -rf /Volumes//var/db/SystemEntropyCache 
sudo rm -rf /Volumes//var/vm/* 
sudo rm -rf /Volumes//var/folders/* 
sudo rm -rf /Volumes//Library/Caches/* 
sudo rm -rf /Volumes//System/Library/Caches/* 
sudo rm -rf /Volumes//System/Library/Extensions/Caches/* 
sudo rm -f /Volumes//private/etc/ssh_host* 
rm -f /Volumes//Users//.bash_history 
sudo rm -rf /Volumes//var/tmp/* 
sudo rm -rf /Volumes//var/log/* 
sudo rm -rf /Volumes//var/db/dhcpclient/leases/* 
sudo rm -rf /Volumes//Library/Logs/* 
sudo rm -rf /Volumes//Users//.Trash/*

Dual boot documentation (installing OEM drivers) (how to sysprep)

Using the bless command to netboot across subnets:

bless --netboot --server bsdp:// (for broadcast, or put your netboot server IP here)

Netbooting across subnets for “out of the box” machines

command + s 
/sbin/mount -uw / 
cd /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ 
launchctl load 
bless --netboot --server bsdp:// 
reboot -q

-- DawnKeenan - 03 Feb 2010

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