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Using WDS to Deploy SCCM Images without PXE-Enabled DPs

I ran into this scenario recently while at a client’s site, working with SCCM to create a server build task sequence.

Let’s say you have SCCM installed, including a CAS, multiple Primary Sites and Secondary Sites, and many Distribution / Management Points. 1,377 more words


Windows Deployment Services (WDS)


Windows Deployment Services (WDS) is a software platform and technology that allows

you to perform automated network-based installations based on network-based boot and

installation media. In other words, you can perform an installation over a network with no… 1,957 more words

Microsoft - Windows Deployment Services (ver. Windows 2012) - Installation & Configuration


Playing around with a lot of computers and OSes lately. And, I am getting a bit tired of placing CDs/DVS/USBs medias in the bays and slots.   1,572 more words


Unable to Start WDS – Error 1053:

This morning I attempted to PXE boot a laptop, when it failed I decided to do some digging to find out why. One of the troubleshooting step I took was to restart the Windows Deployment Services from the Services MMC console, when I tried I got the below error message. 78 more words

Windows Server 2008 R2

Unable to start WDS - Error Code 2310

OS: Windows Server 2008 R2

I recently installed the Windows Deployment Service Server Role using Server Manager then rebooted the server. After the restart I noticed that the service was not running, I attempted to start the service manually and got the below error. 210 more words

Windows Server 2008 R2

Deploying Windows 8: Unattended Installation Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS) – Part II


See also: Deploying Windows 8: Unattended Installation Using Windows Deployment Services (WDS) – Part I

In the first post of this series we’ve already reviewed the initial steps for preparing Windows Deployment Services (WDS), adding boot and clean Windows 8 images into the environment, an also how to capture a reference Windows 8 image for deployment. 2,020 more words

Windows Deployment Services (WDS)