Mass setup of multiple Macs.
Posted on 1998-09-12
Is there any way to duplicate a Mac hard-drive. I recently had to setup a Mac lab at work and did not have the greatest experience. All of the Macs were the same PowerPC 6300. I spent 1.5 days configuring one Mac with all of the apps (network and local) that I needed and then tried to 'image' the hard-drive. I tried two programs: Shrinkwrap by Aladdin Systems, and, Disk Copy. Both apps seemed to really be geared for imaging diskettes, not harddrives. I made successful images but could only mount them as volumes. I couldn't apply the the image to a harddrive.
My final solution was to create a boot disk from a Syquest external SCSI drive and format the harddrive. Then, copy down an entire image from the a fileserver manually to each machine.
Is there anything like Ghost for the Mac?