Taken from the document:
You will need the following:
- A Macintosh device with a fresh install of OS X 10.9 or 10.10 (No additional software)
- Latest Mac Agent installed from the core
- The LANDesk OSD Utility (Located on the core at …\LANDesk\ManagementSuite\Install\Mac\LANDeskOSDMacUtility
So to answer your question, you will need to have the agent installed and then run the application on the machine to be able to create the NBI.
I got it all working last week.
What did you end up coming up with, I'm just seeing a flashing Globe, it's like it's not seeing my nbi. Did you experience this at all?
How did you build your NBI? Is it being hosted on an OS X Server or PXE Rep?
I have the following setup:
PXE Rep (ran update package for PXE deployment after adding the NBI and changing the IIS setting for ".")
Created an NBI by freshly installing Mac OSX on a machine, installing the Mac Agent, and running the LANDesk package to create the NBI.
When I go to netboot the Mac I simply get the flashing Globe and it doesn't seem to try and do anything with the nbi.
I followed the steps in the Best known methods document.
Please call in and get a case created with support. This will help us in troubleshooting your issue
Does the LANDesk agent need to be installed before provision a client?
The LANDESK agent is needed when creating the LANDESK NBI as well as on the machine in which you're capturing your image from. It is not needed for the machine in which you're going to provision.
For me is not working without the LANDesk agent installed. I'm getting failed (code 500). However, when installed the agent first, then worked.
jeancarlos.abreu, Are you netbooting the client? What does your provisioning task look like? What version of LDMS? 9.6 SP2 or an older version?
I was able to provisioning new devices by running the following commands:
1.) cd /Library/Application Support/LANDesk/bin
2.) ./ldiscan -e (Forces a full hardware and software scan)