wiki:MacInstall

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  1. Install MacOSX from DVD, default user UW SIG/uwsig
  2. Install various Apps/UWICK and run Software Update until there are no more updates
  3. In System Preferences:
    • Software Updates: run daily, download in background
    • Energy Saver: Never sleep, (under Options) restart automatically
    • Sharing: Enable Remote Login (SSH)

Other things to investigate:

  • LDAP for login info

Automounting NFS shares

http://www.bombich.com/mactips/automount.html

  1. Launch NetInfo? Manager; it is located in the /Applications/Utilities? folder.
  2. Authenticate by clicking on the lock in the lower left corner.
  3. Click on the /mounts directory.
  4. Click on "New+" icon. An item named "new_directory" will appear.
  5. Double-click on the value "new_directory" for the "name" property and change it to "servername:/sharepoint". You can use the IP address, the hostname or the fully qualified hostname in place of servername.
  6. Select "New Property" from the "Directory" menu. Set the property name to "vfstype". Set the value to "url" if this is an AFP sharepoint or "nfs" if this is an NFS sharepoint.
  7. Select "New Property" from the "Directory" menu. Set the property to "dir". If this sharepoint will mount dynamically, set the value to "/Network/Servers/?". If this is a statically mounted sharepoint, set the value to "/Network/sharepoint".