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      Hi everyone, We're coming up to We Got Served's ten year anniversary and I've been taking a good look at the site to work through some plans for the future. I wanted to give you all a couple of weeks notice that I'll be closing WGS Forums at the end of this month.  As you'll be aware, the forums were opened to support Windows Home Server users and have done so brilliantly, thanks to everyone's participation. However, with each day that passes, there are fewer and fewer WHS deployments out there, meaning that forum registrations and traffic has now dwindled. I've tried a few times over the years to test some forums on related or adjacent topics, however, they simply haven't caught on. It's clear that these were always going to be predominately Windows Home Server forums and, with the passing of that platform, they've served their purpose well. So, please take some time to archive anything you need over the next two weeks. Access to the forums will end on Jan 31st 2017. Many, many thanks once again for your participation and support here. It's been a great community! Very best wishes Terry
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Lion Server 10.7.x Netboot, Netrestore, Netinstall

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Hello and thank you for you assistance.
I've read the book.  A good read.  However my needs are a bit simpler?
I'm a small MacService Guy who needs the ability to use Netboot, Netrestore and NetInstall with some client, and my own Mac computers. I realize Lion Server can provide this function, however at least at this time I do not need to access the server from the internet etc.  I just want to support my in computer room wired network and do the Netboot/restore/install functions.  Where may I find the "how to" to set up just that, with out DNS servers, certificates, a bunch of multiple users and groups etc.  I appreciate all your advise!  I guess I'm looking for a more simplified guide.  Any thoughts?                                             - Gary

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