Over 1,, fellow IT Pros are already on-board, don’t be left out! Microsoft Deployment Toolkit https: MDT provides you with the following benefits: Your email address will not be published. First, what happens if you try using MDT to deploy Windows on a system for which there is no in-box mass storage controller driver available? And that of course is done by a script. So I copied these mass storage controller driver files to a flash drive, rebooted my server with the Windows Server R2 product media in the DVD drive, and walked through Setup again.

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If desired I could add a comment here like “This old driver for Windows Server x64 is reported to work with Windows Server R2 so I’m going to try it” or something similar. The things that are better left unspoken. Injecting the mass storage driver into the WinPE boot image mst updating the deployment share. Download Microsoft Deployment Toolkit here. I have an old Dell PowerEdge server in my lab, and a while back I wanted to repurpose this server by installing Windows Server R2 on it.

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In short the following versions exist: I hope I will have time to finish up that in a couple of days…. Notify me of new posts via email. Step 1 of adding an out-of-box driver into the Deployment Workbench. What we need to mmdt is to inject the driver into our image files so that the driver will be available during the initial WinPE phase of Setup, raiv Setup will fail because WinPE would not be able to see the hard drives in the system. Wednesday, August 29, 8: Figure 9 shows the results from doing this, and you can see that the boot image.

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However, now I have a different problem.

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Figure 6 below shows that the driver files for the mass storage controller have been successfully imported into the Workbench:. Reduced deployment time and standardized desktop and server images, along with improved security and ongoing configuration management. I finally figured it out.

Thursday, August 23, 1: Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit systems administrators can automate Windows desktop and server deployments. The entire risk of the use or the results from the use of this document remains with the user.

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Share On Facebook Tweet It. If you would like to play with all the other switches that hpsum. Unless you changed the settings in properties, MDT will automatically inject it. Drivers were already added, but apparently the latest drivers straight from Intel’s website were necessary. How does this work with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit?


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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here What’s the problem here? Again, there are at least 10 other ways of doing this, I just think it is easy and convenient. TECHGENIX TechGenix reaches millions of IT Professionals every month, and has set the standard for providing free technical content through its growing family of websites, empowering them with the answers and tools that are needed to set up, configure, maintain and enhance their networks.

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Or is there some other way to inject them? Now at the time I was doing this there was no Windows Server R2 certified driver for the controller, but there was a bit Windows Server driver available and a quick chat with a Dell support technician suggested that this driver “hasn’t been validated but seems to work” with Windows Server R2.

So recreate the reference image and have MDT copy in storage drivers then? Thank you for your efforts and sharing with the community.