NetBoot Servers

Adding a NetBoot server to the JAMF Software Server (JSS) is the first step to booting computers to a NetBoot image using a policy or Casper Remote. NetBoot images are commonly used in place of recovery partitions or external drives when imaging.

Adding a NetBoot Server

  1. Log in to the JSS with a web browser.

  2. In the top-right corner of the page, click Settings images/download/thumbnails/10129864/Settings_icon.png .

  3. Click Computer Management.
    On a smartphone or iPod touch, this option is in the pop-up menu.

  4. In the “Computer Management–Server Infrastructure” section, click NetBoot Servers images/download/thumbnails/10129864/NetBoot_Servers.png .

  5. Click New images/download/thumbnails/10129864/New_icon.png .

  6. Configure the settings on the pane.

  7. Click Save.

Cloning, Editing, or Deleting a NetBoot Server

  1. Log in to the JSS with a web browser.

  2. In the top-right corner of the page, click Settings images/download/thumbnails/10129864/Settings_icon.png .

  3. Click Computer Management.
    On a smartphone or iPod touch, this option is in the pop-up menu.

  4. In the “Computer Management–Server Infrastructure” section, click NetBoot Servers images/download/thumbnails/10129864/NetBoot_Servers.png .

  5. Click the NetBoot server you want to clone, edit, or delete.

  6. Do one of the following:

    • To clone the NetBoot server, click Clone and make changes as needed. Then click Save.

    • To edit the NetBoot server, click Edit and make changes as needed. Then click Save.

    • To delete the NetBoot server, click Delete and then click Delete again to confirm.

Related Information

For related information, see the following sections in this guide:

For related information, see the following Knowledge Base articles:

For related information, see the following document:

NetBoot/SUS Server User Guide
Find out how to host a NetBoot server on Linux.

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