We will create a Standard Client Task Sequence for Deploying Windows Thin PC. Right Click Task Sequence and select New Task Sequence and follow the wizards as shown in the screenshots below.

We will select the Standard Client Task Sequence to deploy a Client Operating System.

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Now that we have created the Task Sequence, we will now update the Deployment Share to generate the MDT Boot Images and the WIM files. Before that, we will personalize the Installation Display by using the _SMSTSOrgName value in the CustomSettings.ini or the Rules Tab.

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New in MDT 2012 is Monitoring which is disabled by default. Let’s enable it so that we can monitor the deployments done via MDT 2012 Beta 2.

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To generate the MDT Boot Images, Right Click on the Deployment Share and select Update Deployment Share and follow the wizard.

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The Update Deployment Share might take a few minutes to complete as it will use the WAIK tools to inject drivers, create ISOs etc. Once done, the Boot Images and the ISOs would be created in the Boot Directory of the Deployment Share.

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In the next part of this series, we will learn how to integrate MDT 2012 Beta 2 with Windows Deployment Services.

Happy Reading!