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How to force Software update to look at Apple instead of local?

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Darryl Mylrea Level 1 Level 1 (105 points)
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Apr 23, 2012 11:03 AM

Our company has a SL server with Software Update service running.  We have all SL Mac's except for one brand new iMac with Lion.

Of course, the new iMac cannot get software updates from our server unless I make some changes on the server to accept Lion updates.

 

I'd rather not do that, as with only one Lion-equipped Mac, I don't want to take up the extra space for all the Lion-related updates.

 

So, the question is, how can I reconfigure this one iMac to look to Apple's servers instead of our local server?  I've looked and looked in the workgroup manager for where that assignment is, but this computer is not part of any group (user or computer) that might be inheriting the setting.

 

Is there a manual way to reconfigure the iMac to look to Apple's servers? 

 

Thanks.

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