It was not too long ago found in a assist doc for Apple Configurator 2 that the iMac Professional might develop into unresponsive and can have to be restored in sure conditions like an influence failure throughout an replace.
Noticed by developer Steven Troughton-Smith (through Jason Broccardo), Apple has detailed how to “Restore iMac Pro” on a Apple Configurator 2 assist web page. The wording additionally alludes to the likelihood that there may very well be different circumstances apart from an influence failure throughout a macOS replace that would require a DFU.
In sure circumstances, similar to an influence failure throughout a macOS improve, an iMac Professional might develop into unresponsive and have to be restored.
Whereas most iMac Professional homeowners will doubtless really feel comfy doing one thing like this, it is a first for Apple’s Macs and naturally may very well be fairly inconvenient, particularly on a piece machine.
One easy resolution that ought to forestall this situation (as talked about by Steven within the feedback under) is to make use of a battery backup/surge protector.
The necessities for doing an iMac Professional restore are:
- Apple Configurator 2.6 put in on any Mac that helps macOS Excessive Sierra and has Web entry.It’s possible you’ll must configure your internet proxy or firewall ports to permit all community visitors from Apple gadgets to Apple’s community 22.214.171.124/8.
- Supported USB-A or USB-C to USB-C or a Thunderbolt cable, such because the one sold by Apple.The USB-C cable:
- Should assist each energy and knowledge.
- Can be utilized along with a supported Thunderbolt to USB-C adapter, such because the one sold by Apple.
Bear in mind it is going to have to be a secondary Mac operating Apple Configurator 2. Full particulars on tips on how to carry out a restore for iMac Professional may be discovered here.
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