In case you missed it, the Deployment Guys recently announced the release of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 Beta 2. The latest release supports a raft of new features, including User-Driven Installation (UDI) and support for integration with System Center Configuration Manager 2012 RC, which is something that MDT 2012 Beta 1 couldn’t do.
So, as the title says, the Mainstream Support period for System Center Configuration Manager 2007 will end on 08/01/2013 (just under 14 months away). This is for ALL versions of the product – RTM, R2 and R3 and all service packs.
OK, 2013 is, like, sooooo far away. And even then, under the terms of […]
Microsoft isn’t really ready to talk about this stuff yet (unfortunately) but as a System Center guy one my recent thoughts was “I wonder what MS used to deploy Windows 8 onto all those slates at Build?”.
I recall at TechEd Australia 2009 when MS used the pre-release of MDT 2010 to deploy Windows 7 […]
I recently fired up a couple of Windows 8 Server Hyper-V VMs to do some testing, and used a dynamically-expanding parent VHD with a couple of differencing disks to do so.
The process was pretty much exactly that of any other Windows operating system:
Install the operating system Patch/install stuff according to taste and requirements […]