The CMD (Center for Multimedia Development) got hold of a new dual 2.7GHz G5 workstation with 1.5GB RAM and a 250 GB HD.
This provided a clean slate on which to draw a nice, clean lab image, suitable for replication in the CMD and usable as a basis for a similar installation on G5 iMacs in the Art Lab.
Unpack new machine, plug it in, turn it on.
Go through setup, create two accounts: an admin (CMD or ART) account with full privileges, and a user account named "customer" (UID=502, member of group customer GID=502)
Open Directory access to create ldap configuration:
- Click lock to enable changes
Click on LDAPv3 then Configure
FIll in: Server address ldap.uvm.edu, encrypt using SSL
Mappings — Select a Template, RC 2307 (Unix)
Searchbase should be dc=uvm,dc=edu
Click Continue, click OK
Give new configuration a name, and click edit
Set Query Times out to 15 seconds,
then click on Search & mappings tab
click on Users. Set search base to dc=uvm,dc=edu
Click Users drop down triangle.
change UniqueID, change map from uidNumber to uvmAltUID
change PrimaryGroupID, map to uvmAltGID
change NFSHomeDirectory, map to uvmAltHomeDir
click ok, ok
Step 3 — Add Admin directory
Create new Folder /Library/Admin
change owner to root:admin
Step 4 — enable loginhook
sudo defaults write com.apple.loginwindow LoginHook /Library/Admin/cleanout.sh
Step 5 — Add refresh folder
Copied from previous image, named /Library/Management . Contains a
pristine copy of /Users/customer
Step 6 — Install Applications
Install all you lab apps, Fugu, Fetch, Mozilla, FireFox, Realplayer
Step 7 — make image
Boot from Tiger Install DVD, if you can. Attach external firewire drive. Run Disk Utility Select Firewire drive, choose "Restore" option, drag source and target disks. This goes much smoother when you boot from a DVD than trying to restore to Firewire from boot disk.