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I have the latest version of OS X Server (Version 3.0.2) downloaded of the App Store and basically I want to create a bootable USB for the installer.

However, looking at it, I'm not able to find the InstallESD.dmg and therefore I'm not sure how I can create a bootable image from this.

Does anyone know how to create a bootable for the latest server version of OS X Server?

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Server.app is just a set of scripts and apps that run on top of the base OS X. So just follow the guides for 10.9 USB media.

So, I just carry a second USB drive with server.app and other downloads and use the first drive to install the OS, the second to outfit that image after it it running.

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I tried doing that with by adding this in the terminal: sudo /Applications/Server.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Untitled --applicationpath /Applications/Server.app --nointeraction But I'm left with the terminal saying command not found –  user243318 Jan 12 at 15:53
    
@user243318 Server app is not a bootable image. I'll try to edit my answer to make the second step clear. –  bmike Jan 12 at 16:06
    
Ah thank you very much! I really appreciate it! :) –  user243318 Jan 12 at 16:16

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