ASR Command Line Tool

By: Scott Doenges - Revised: 2006-05-24 devin


ASR for Mac OS X, which is now available to the public as a command-line tool in Mac OS X 10.2.2, allows you to create mass-deployable OS 9 or OS X images for ASR or NetBoot.

Scott will give an overview of ASR's capabilities, and demonstrate some third-party tools which automate creating ASR images. Including Disk Copy 10.2.2, Carbon Copy Cloner 2.1.1 and

Table Of Contents
    An overview of Apple Software Restore (ASR) including system requirements, how it works, setup, and common issues.

    Learn how to clean up your source Mac, create an ASR image with Disk Copy or command-line, and restore an ASR image with command-line.

    Learn how to create an ASR image with Carbon Copy Cloner and learn about the weaknesses of Carbon Copy Cloner when it comes to restoring ASR images.

    Learn how to create and restore an ASR image with imageJaguar.