Lab/Multimedia/Kiosk - Mac

Lab / Multimedia / Kiosk

Image New Hard Drive

Make sure your machine is in GReg and named properly.

  1. Plug the computer into the Network.
  2. Boot the computer while holding the N key. This will boot the computer off the network If using the N key does not work use keys Option + N.
  3. The DeployStudio screen will load.
  4. Enter your Gustavus username and password and click login.
  5. Select the desired computer image from the list of images (i.e. MavericksLMK_Munki14).
  6. Press the play button.
  7. Machine will reboot when finished.

Before You Leave

Faculty/Staff/Student Desktop Only

  1. E-mail, address books, local folders and bookmarks
  2. Data is all there.
  3. Change their log-in password from the default to their email password.

All Machines

  1. Check firmware for updates.
  2. Can connect to the Internet.
  3. All needed printers are installed.


  1. Navigate to Apple Menu/System Preferences/Print & Fax
  2. Click the + symbol to add printers. Click the appropriate printer from the Default Browser or add them via IP Printer. If added via IP address make sure to change the name to something that reflect the official printer name.

Hardware Database

The Hardware Database on FileMaker must be updated for all machines that are cascaded.

  1. Make sure all machines have new GAC Tags.
  2. Ensure that the machine has at least 4-8GB of RAM. Add RAM if necessary.
  3. Update the record for the machine coming out and update it to accurately reflect it's current location.
  4. Update the record for the new machine.
  5. Print a new label and attach it to the machine before delivery.

Preparing a New Hard Drive

  1. Once netbooted, and logged into DeployStudio, go to the Tools menu and select Disk Utility.
  2. The new hard drive will show up in the left column.
  3. Click the top most icon of this hard drive (usually the brand or model of the drive).
  4. Click the partition tab on the upper right of the disk utility window.
  5. Click the bar under Volume Scheme and select 1 Partition.
  6. Enter Macintosh HD in the Name box.
  7. Make sure that the Format: is set to Mac OS Extended (Journaled).
  8. Click Options... and select GUID.
  9. Click Apply in the lower right.

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