For Macintosh operating systems

  1. Install the client on the computer to be imaged.
  2. Stop the client by using sudo "/Library/BESAgent/BESAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/BESAgentControlPanel.sh" -stop.
  3. Delete the computer-specific identifier to prevent all copies of the machine from registering with the same client ID to the server.
    • If they exist, remove RegCount, ReportSequenceNumber, and ComputerID from the client preferences folder: /Library/Preferences/com.bigfix.besagent.plist.
    • Delete the __BESData folder. The default location is \Library\Application Support\BigFix\BES Agent.

The BigFix Client is now ready to be imaged.

For more information, see Avoid having duplicated computers when the BigFix client is rolled back or restored from a snapshot.