Deployment solution lets you install the Mac operating system on a managed computer. A managed computer is managed by the Symantec Management Platform (SMP) and is installed with the Symantec Management Agent (SMA). Deployment Solution lets you install the Mac operating system on a specific volume of the managed client computer.
Following process elaborates the steps that are involved in installing the Mac operating system on a managed Mac computer:
Table: Process for installing Mac operating system on a managed Mac client
Launch the Console
Launch the Symantec
You can launch the console either from the Start menu of the Notification Server computer or from any computer of the network. To access the console from a different computer, you must type the following:
http://<IP address of NS>/altiris/console
Create and modify the NetInstall image using Symantec's Mac pre-OS Creation Utility
Create and modify NetInstall image to be installed on Mac client computer. You can do this using the Symantec's Mac pre-OS Creation Utility.
Create a preboot environment with the NetInstall image. The preboot environment ensures that the NetInstall image is uploaded on the Notification Server from where it is distributed to all the NBS in the network.
Enable the NBS service to support Boot Service Discovery Protocol
Enable the Enable the NBS service and Enable Mac NetBoot (BSDP) support in
Network Boot Service Configuration pane of the NBS General Settings dialog box.