SL Server and Software Update question.

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by tweaks, Jan 24, 2010.

  1. macrumors regular

    Mar 11, 2008
    Ok I have a question. I am messing around with SL Server and I am trying to be able to have software updates come from the server. This is not the issue.

    I am trying to have many machines (random macs) be able to just plug in download the updates, install and be finished.

    How would I be able to do this. Do I have to create a "public" workgroup. Is there such thing as a guest workgroup that they can attach to. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  2. macrumors 68040


    Aug 28, 2009
    You will need to point those machines at the proper server by modifying the SoftwareUpdate plist. With these random machines, you can do it manually or use a script like this:

    The machines will not have to be bound or any other configuration done. Just change the Catalog they point at.

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