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The guide for “post-imaging” deployment of macOS High Sierra.

With the introduction of macOS High Sierra Apple and Secure Boot on the iMac Pro has profoundly changed the workflows for installing and deploying macOS on a large scale. In addition new technologies and services like MDM, DEP and VPP need to be configured and used correctly.

This books explains all the different terms, services and technologies and suggests workflows for Administrators to deploy and manage macOS High Sierra in education, business, enterprise and other organizations in this new “post-imaging” world.

Table of contents:

History and Changes

- Imaging is Dead
- New in High Sierra
- Tools and Terminology

macOS Installer Application

- The Install Application in Detail
- Installing the Installer
- External Installer Drives
- Automated Installation


- Booting to Recovery
- Recovery Utilities
- Recovery Command Line Tools


- NetBoot, NetInstall and NetRestore
- Build a NetInstall Set
- Custom NetInstall Workflows

Deployment Strategies

- Strange New World
- Installation with DEP
- Manual Installation
- Sideloading Packages
- Restoring macOS
- Upgrading to High Sierra

What's New in Version 3

v3 – September 24, 2018 Mojave updates: - added a note on the absence of the --converttoapfs option in the Mojave installer application - added new single user mode restrictions to the Secure Boot and Startup Security Utility sections - updated the UAMDM section with new Mojave payloads - added a description of the new --preservecontainer option for startosinstall in Erase Installation - added explanation of InstallEnterpriseApplication to the section about InstallApplication (10.13.6 and Mojave) - added a section of the relevant new Mojave features - added a description of Hardware Specific Systems and Installers - added a description of Configuration Profiles - expanded and clarified the Mobile Device Management description - added a possible workaround for the bug in SIU which prevents image creation with custom installer packages in Adding Custom Packages (Thanks to this MacAdmins Slack post.)


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  • $17.99
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: System Administration
  • Published: May 31, 2018
  • Publisher: Scripting OS X
  • Seller: Armin Briegel
  • Print Length: 93 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 3
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, or an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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