Deployment,Management,OS X,Server August 9, 2012 at 2:13 pm

NetBoot on 10.8 Server

Charles Edge has been doing a series of post on OS X Mountain Lion Server and one of today’s topics was of interest for those of us that do image deployments.  The NetBoot service has been around for quite a while and hadn’t changed a whole lot in appearance.  As of 10.8,  NetBoot is now called NetInstall and the management of said NetBoot service looks completely different.

As Charles guides us through setting it up, it becomes clear that much of the functionality that we are used to is still there, although it may not be exactly where you are used to finding it in the GUI.  The options have moved around a bit and is more in line with the style design rather than that of Server

Despite the fact that it looks different, it is still a very functional NetBoot service.  Check out the specifics on

Nate Walck

Nate is a Systems Reliability Engineer at Dropbox, Inc in San Francisco, CA. He runs along with Sam Keeley and is one of the founding members of the ##osx-server IRC channel on He loves being involved in the Mac Admin community and using Open Source projects whenever possible, especially Munki, The Luggage and Puppet.

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