Category: MDS

Deploying macOS and Windows 10 Using Winclone Pro and MDS

May 27, 2020

Note: Please use MDS 1.5 or later and Winclone Pro 7.3.3 or later. MDS is a free, efficient way to deploy macOS, packages, and scripts …

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MDS 2: ASR Imaging and MDM / DEP Deployment

May 27, 2020

MDS 2 add in some big new features. ASR imaging reduces macOS install times from 22 minutes to less than 2 minutes. MDS 2 also …

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Creating and Importing MDM Push Certificates into MDS

May 27, 2020

In order to manage Macs with MDM, MDS requires an Apple-signed Push Notification Certificate to talk with the Apple Push Notification Service (APNS). There are …

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Deploying Macs with Workflows, MDM and Device Enrollment

May 27, 2020

MDS 2 adds in Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Deployment Enrollment. Deployment Enrollment is part of Apple Business Manager (ABM) or Apple School Manager (ASM). …

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Downloading macOS installers with MDS

May 27, 2020

MDS uses the macOS installer for installing macOS as well as for preparing disk images for restoring with Apple Software Restore (ASR). Open Download macOS …

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Manual MDM Enrollment with MDS 2

May 27, 2020

MDS 2 uses an MDM service to allow Mac clients to be easily set up by enrolling in the MDM service. Upon enrollment, resources such …

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Device Enrollment with MDS 2

May 27, 2020

MDS 2 not only has a MDM service built-in, it also makes it easy to configure macOS clients that are available to Apple Business Manager …

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Network Ports used by MDS

May 27, 2020

MDS uses network ports for various communications. In order for certain features to function, the network ports shown below must be accessible. Service Protocol Port(s) …

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What’s New in MDS 3.0

March 17, 2020

Overview Updated user interface All services run in the background All-new web services Inventory powered by MunkiReport Service version monitoring Details Updated User Interface MDS …

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What’s New in MDS 2.2

March 1, 2020

New Features Added URL for macOS Installer or ASR Disk Image: A URL can be specified for the macOS source so those items can easily …

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