The Deployment Guys

Helping to deploy your world automagically...

April, 2010

Posts
  • Issues with CopyProfile and Windows 7 Wallpaper

    Colleagues of mine in the UK hit a issue in a engagement when using MDT 2010 to create a Windows 7 reference image and then deploying that reference image with MDT 2010 in a separate task sequence. From speaking to a number of people the issue they were...
  • Exporting All SCCM Variables To A Log File For Debugging

    [UPDATE] Please use the script in the following location - http://blogs.technet.com/b/deploymentguys/archive/2008/09/02/logging-all-the-configuration-manager-task-sequence-variables-part-ii.aspx. Often when debugging a Windows deployment you might...
  • Banish GUIDs from CustomSettings.ini in MDT

    Another of my pet peeves about MDT CustomSettings.ini rules is that fact that you have to define entries for Applications and ManditoryApplications as GUIDs.  Here is the example for Applications from the MDT help file: [Settings] Priority=Default...
  • Nesting MDT Roles

    The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 allows you to define roles which can contain lists of packages. You can stack these roles on top of each other in layers out of the box, but what if you wanted to nest roles? One reason to do this is if you extend...
  • Office 2010 OnRamp Event

    Unless you are on holiday in Spain for the relevant dates, and you also want to break up your holiday with an exciting day of IT, this blog post won't be too relevant for you. However, if you are one of our readers living in Spain, then read on! I...
  • SCCM Client Install Getting Stuck

    Here is a simple tip that I thought I'd share in the hope that you don't need to lose a few hours of your life trying to work out what is wrong with your SCCM client sotware install! I was onsite with a client recently trying to upgrade some Windows...