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KACE Systems Deployment Appliance 7.0 Common Documents - Administrator Guide

About the KACE Systems Deployment Appliance Getting started Using the Dashboard Configuring the KACE SDA Setting up user accounts and user authentication Configuring security settings Preparing for deployment Managing device inventory Using labels Creating a Windows or Linux Boot Environment Managing drivers Capturing images Capturing user states Creating scripted installations Creating a task sequence Automating deployments Performing manual deployments Managing custom deployments Imaging Mac devices About the Remote Site Appliance Importing and exporting appliance components Managing disk space Troubleshooting appliance issues Updating appliance software Glossary About us Legal notices

Create a single HFS plus partition

Create a single HFS plus partition

You can assign the Create Single HFS + Partition on disk0 pre-installation task to create a single partition in HFS+ format using either the APM or GPT format.

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On the left navigation pane, click Deployments, then click System Images to display the Systems Images page.
The System Image Detail page appears.
3.
Under Installation Plan > Available Pre-installation Tasks, move the Create Single HFS + Partition on disk0 task to the Run Pre-installation Tasks column.
4.
Click Save.

Apply the Mac OS X ByHost preferences

Apply the Mac OS X ByHost preferences

You can add the Apply Mac OS X ByHost Preference post-installation task to remove application preference files stored in the Byhost directory on Mac devices.

The numbers in the filenames are the MAC address of the device or the UUID on the system.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Deployments, then click System Images to display the Systems Images page.
The System Image Detail page appears.
3.
Under Installation Plan > Available Mid-Level Tasks, move the Apply Mac OX ByHost Preferences task to the Run Mid-Level Tasks column.
4.
Click Save.

Collect the Mac OS X computer name

Collect the Mac OS X computer name

You can assign the Collect Mac OS X Computer Name pre-installation task to capture the name of Mac OS X devices. Assigning the Apply Mac OS X Computer Name post-installation task associates the host name with the MAC address.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Deployments, then click System Images to display the Systems Images page.
The System Image Detail page appears.
3.
Under Installation Plan > Available Pre-installation Tasks, move the Collect Mac OS X Computer Name task to the Run Pre-installation Tasks column.
4.
Click Save.

Apply the Mac OS X computer name

Apply the Mac OS X computer name

You can assign the Apply Mac OS X Computer Name post-installation task to apply the name collected using the Collect Mac OS X Computer Name pre-installation task. You can also duplicate the task and save the task to modify and use for a different deployment.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Deployments, then click System Images to display the Systems Images page.
The System Image Detail page appears.
3.
Under Installation Plan > Available Mid-Level Tasks, move the Apply Mac OS X Computer Name task to the Run Mid-Level Tasks column.
4.
Click Save.
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