Ramblings from another nerd on the grid
Deploy Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 with the newly released Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010. MDT is the recommended process and toolset for automating desktop and server deployment. MDT provides you with the following benefits:
Choosing the Right Version Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 is offered in two versions to support Solution Accelerator component installation on x64 or x86 hosts. Select the version that corresponds with your host hardware type. Both versions of MDT 2010 support deployment of x86 and x64 Windows operating systems.
The What’s New in MDT 2010 guide and Release Notes are available as separate downloads on this page for those who want to quickly evaluate MDT 2010. The full package of guidance is available in .chm format as part of the toolkit. For those who want it in Word format, a separate download is available in the Files in this Download list.
Get it @ http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=3bd8561f-77ac-4400-a0c1-fe871c461a89.
Michael Niehaus did a great series of blog posts on most of the new features of MDT 2010. You can review those posts here: http://blogs.technet.com/mniehaus/search.aspx?q=MDT+2010+New+Feature&p=1. Not to mention he’s the man when it comes to MDT.
upgraded a distribution point and created a new one. Both are giving connection errors when attempting to start a TS when in windows (like starting a refresh or upgrade TS). I have never seen this before and only started with MDT 2010 rtm.
Here is the error on the bdd.log
<![LOG[Unable to connect to \\server\Distribution$. Sleeping for 5 seconds.]LOG]!><time="13:49:26.000+000" date="09-10-2009" component="LiteTouch" context="" type="1" thread="" file="LiteTouch">
<![LOG[Multiple connections to a server or shared resource by the same user, using more than one user name, are not allowed. Disconnect all previous connections to the server or shared resource and try again.
]LOG]!><time="13:49:31.000+000" date="09-10-2009" component="LiteTouch" context="" type="3" thread="" file="LiteTouch">
i have tried obvious things like checking permissions on the share and folders.