How do I capture a reference image for MDT?

How do I capture a reference image for MDT?

How to Capture Windows 10 Reference Image with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)?

  1. Open File Explorer and specify the network path to the DeploymentShare on MDT server.
  2. Open the folder Script, find and run (by double click) the script file LiteTouch.vbs.
  3. Wait until Windows deployment Wizard starts;

What is a reference image MDT?

MDT supports adding both full source Windows 10 DVDs (ISOs) and custom images that you have created. In this case, you create a reference image, so you add the full source setup files from Microsoft.

How do I monitor MDT deployment?

To enable monitoring, right-click on the MDT share and click Properties. Go to the Monitoring tab 1 , select the Enable monotoring for this deployment 2 check box and enter the IP address or host name of the MDT server 3 .

How do I use MS MDT?

In this article

  1. Step 1: Configure Active Directory permissions.
  2. Step 2: Set up the MDT production deployment share.
  3. Step 3: Add a custom image.
  4. Step 4: Add an application.
  5. Step 5: Prepare the drivers repository.
  6. Step 6: Create the deployment task sequence.
  7. Step 7: Configure the MDT production deployment share.

How do I capture a reference image?

Use the following procedure to capture an OS image from an existing reference computer:

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, go to the Software Library workspace, expand Operating Systems, and then select the Task Sequences node.
  2. On the Home tab of the ribbon, in the Create group, select Create Task Sequence.

When you enable monitoring in MDT which service is created?

When enabling the monitoring feature in MDT, a SQL Compact Edition (CE) 3.5 database is created, together with a service that runs in the background. Now, when deploying machines, the progress is logged into the SQL CE 3.5 database and to the event log on the server.

When to create a reference computer for MDT?

When you have prepared the MDT environment, create the reference computer. The reference computer is the template for deploying new images to the target computers. Configure this computer exactly as the target computers will be configured.

Where do I copy drivers for MDT deployment?

Folders That the MDT Deployment Process Requires Copy the device drivers for the reference computer (WDG-REF-01) and the target computer (WDG-CLI-01) to E:\\Source$\\Drivers. The processes in this guide assume that the reference computer and target computer have the same devices and do not require different devices drivers.

How to troubleshoot Microsoft MDT Deployment Toolkit?

Provides information about the task sequence steps, properties, support files, utilities, and databases used in MDT deployments. Use this document to help customize MDT deployments for your organization. Troubleshooting Reference

How to deploy MDT to a target computer?

The guidance presented in this section starts immediately after the installation of MDT and provides the steps for creating a reference computer, capturing an image of the reference computer, and then deploying the captured image to target computers in the organization using the Configuration Manager console and the UDI Wizard.