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
Log in to the JSS with a web browser.
In the top-right corner of the page, click Settings .
Click Computer Management.
On a smartphone or iPod touch, this option is in the pop-up menu.
In the “Computer Management–Server Infrastructure” section, click NetBoot Servers .
Click New .
Configure the settings on the pane.
For related information, see the following sections in this guide:
Booting Computers to NetBoot Images
Find out how to boot computers to a NetBoot image using a policy or Casper Remote.
You can use network segments to ensure that computers use the closest NetBoot server by default.
For related information, see the following Knowledge Base articles:
Creating a NetBoot Image and Setting Up a NetBoot Server
Find out how to host a NetBoot server on a server with OS X Server installed.
Booting OS X v10.11 or Later Computers to a NetBoot Image Using a Policy or Casper Remote
Find out how to add a trusted NetBoot server so that you can boot an OS X v10.11 or later computer to a NetBoot image using a policy or Casper Remote.
For related information, see the following document:
NetBoot/SUS Server User Guide
Find out how to host a NetBoot server on Linux.