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Finally found a script for a 17 char MLB gen on page 24 of the IM thread. Is that the one you used? Did it require a call to apple or just worked with your en0 address and an Apple Prefix?

I would just go ahead an generate a 13 char save for one concern: Does anyone know what the factors are that Handoff and continuity require from the system definition/serial # etc. I had seen claims that it required a serial/SMBIOS for a newer mac.
There seems to be

Handoff is working for me. Built this Mac in December and generated new MLB and ROM values this week. I used my 12 char serial number and just added characters after it until it added up to 17. Made sure MLB was copied both in MLB value field in Rt Variables and also in Board Serial Number in SMBIOS (using clover configurator). When I generated my SMBIOS mac build, I used iMac14,2 and clicked the shake buttons next to week of manufacturer and unit number to generate serial.

Also using iMessage debug, I was able to determine what my ROM value was and just copied that to the ROM value in Rt Variables. Using the sudo terminal command to generate a unique SmUUID, I just ran that a few times.

Anyhow, let me know if you want to PM or something I can tell you what I did- I'm using almost an identical build to yours and everything including handoff is working.
 
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Finally found a script for a 17 char MLB gen on page 24 of the IM thread. Is that the one you used? Did it require a call to apple or just worked with your en0 address and an Apple Prefix?

I would just go ahead an generate a 13 char save for one concern: Does anyone know what the factors are that Handoff and continuity require from the system definition/serial # etc. I had seen claims that it required a serial/SMBIOS for a newer mac.
There seems to be

Didn't use the script. Just used both threads
 
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I have followed the guide to creat the SmUUID, BSN, SN, and Rom. After that I got a customer code while trying to log into iMessage.

So, this means that the iMessage has connect to the iMessage sever correctly. Later I made two phone calls today. The operator asked me for the SN and I told her that I was away from home. Then I told her the customer code and she said she had unlock the Apple ID.

However, at present I still get errors occurring when logging as same as before. The iMessage told me a same customer code.
 
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Sounds like maybe your File NVRAM wasn't installed correctly? I'm using Clover though (which I highly recommend) and was able to get iMessage working on a new machine with unique IDs (not cloned) without much frustration.

Anyhow, found this from a post on this page: http://www.tonymacx86.com/general-help/153259-filenvram-modded-os-x-yosemite-fix-imessage-using-chameleon-chimera.html

I followed these instructions but it doesn't create an nvram.plist in the Extra folder.
I'd like to switch over to Clover, but I have no idea how to do it. Do you have a link to a guide?
 

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I followed these instructions but it doesn't create an nvram.plist in the Extra folder.
I'd like to switch over to Clover, but I have no idea how to do it. Do you have a link to a guide?
Just Google it... There are tons of guides out there.
 
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2/25/15 8:09:12.017 PM identityservicesd[251]: [Warning] Registration is not active on account 06AE4E19-4D2D-4D2C-A57B-5371F0308664, ignoring...
getting this error !
 

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@All,

Apologies to all but i have to take the guide off-line while we do the update to Version 2.0 please be patient, normal service will be resumed soon ...

The new version is indexed and re-structured, i've made a start on re-wording certain chapters and will continue to work on bringing the different sections in-line with current iMessage methods over the next few days, the guide should be easer to maintain now that it's split into separate sections.

Cheers
Jay

Update: 16:45 GMT - Version 2.0 now on-line
 
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Sounds like maybe your File NVRAM wasn't installed correctly? I'm using Clover though (which I highly recommend) and was able to get iMessage working on a new machine with unique IDs (not cloned) without much frustration.

Anyhow, found this from a post on this page: http://www.tonymacx86.com/general-help/153259-filenvram-modded-os-x-yosemite-fix-imessage-using-chameleon-chimera.html
Should we expect an updated File NVRAM to be included in the next release of either MultiBeast or Chimera standalone? Now that NVRAM has been updated, and the previous restrictions are off of iMessage, there shouldn't be any issues...
 
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@All,

Apologies to all but i have to take the guide off-line while we do the update to Version 2.0 please be patient, normal service will be resumed soon ...

The new version is indexed and re-structured, i've made a start on re-wording certain chapters and will continue to work on bringing the different sections in-line with current iMessage methods over the next few days, the guide should be easer to maintain now that the guide is split into different sections.

Cheers
Jay

Update: 16:45 GMT - Version 2.0 now on-line

You're really a star, best support thread ever :headbang:
 
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esafeddie haha I'm back for good now how ever I'm using Mavericks 10.9.5 on the pretty much same hardware and i attempted with iMessage and the outcome of that it just logged me straight in
:):thumbup:
 
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