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Welcome to the Windows Assessment Server from the Windows 8 ADK. Part 1 of X

Welcome to the Windows Assessment Server from the Windows 8 ADK. Part 1 of X

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Fa-La…It’s the magical mystery tour…..

 

Well, not really, but it is the Windows Assessment Server brought to us by the Windows 8 ADK!

 

Lets fire this bad boy up and play around with it.

Step 0.  Prepare your environment.

You need DHCP and DNS and a Server running 2008 R2 SP1 or Windows Server 2012.  This MAY NOT be installed on a server with the AD DS role by the way…

Step 1.  Install the ADK:

Go here:  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30652 and run ADKSetup.exe

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Next

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Next

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Accept

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Click Install

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And then be patient…

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And then

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And then

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And finally…

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Start the Windows Assessment Service – Client and click to configure the server.  It’ll do a lot of work.

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Like that and this

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And finally….

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