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atheling
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Hi ppalias!

Your suggestions worked well with the following issue: Even in the setinterface script you need to set that interface down while changing the MAC address.

Based on your suggestion, I now have a short generic script set into the “pre-boot” which copies anything it finds in /Database/custom/ to the scripts directory. That works really well.

And I did check the backup script to find that the backup file is simply a uuencoded tgz file of the “database” area. Simple enough and very effective.

Thank you for your help! (I’ll undoubtably have other questions in other threads).