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How to reinstall a Mac mini

Reviewed on 16 June 2023Published on 26 May 2021

This page shows how to reinstall your Mac mini from the Scaleway console. This is useful if your Mac mini is not reachable, or you want to start from scratch on the machine.

Security & Identity (IAM):

You may need certain IAM permissions to carry out some actions described on this page. This means:

  • you are the Owner of the Scaleway Organization in which the actions will be carried out, or
  • you are an IAM user of the Organization, with a policy granting you the necessary permission sets
  1. Click Apple silicon in the Bare Metal section of the side menu. A list of your Mac minis displays.
  2. Click the Mac mini you want to reinstall. Your Mac mini Overview displays.
  3. Scroll down to the Reinstall Mac mini section, and click Reinstall.
  4. Confirm the reinstallation of your Mac mini and click Reinstall Mac mini to validate.

    When reinstalling your server, all the data on the disk is deleted, and all configurations are reset to the default values.


Mac mini, macOS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries and regions. IOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco in the U.S. and other countries and is used by Apple under license. Scaleway is not affiliated with Apple Inc.

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