March, 2008

  • Upgrading to Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008 - Zero Touch with ConfigMgr 2007

    If you are running the original version of Microsoft Deployment with System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and are looking to upgrade to MDT 2008, here are the basic steps that you need to follow: Make sure you have a backup of your environment. ...
  • Upgrading to Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008 - Zero Touch with SMS 2003

    If you are upgrading from BDD 2007 (any version) to MDT 2008, the instructions are covered in the "Getting Started Guide" included with MDT 2008.  So I won't repeat that discussion here.  I want to focus on the new scenario, upgrading...
  • Upgrading to Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008 - Lite Touch

    If you are upgrading from BDD 2007 (any version) to MDT 2008, the instructions are covered in the "Getting Started Guide" included with MDT 2008.  So I won't repeat that discussion here.  I want to focus on the new scenario, upgrading...
  • Whew...

    Finally, we managed to get the updates for Microsoft Deployment and BDD 2007 out the door. I now understand why Microsoft product teams are so reluctant to announce specific release dates: Dates are always subject to change (dependencies, functionality...
  • New videos

    Richard Smith posted a new entry to the Deployment Guys blog today ( http://blogs.technet.com/deploymentguys/archive/2008/03/20/sccm-2007-and-microsoft-deployment-toolkit-video-walkthrough.aspx ), walking through the full "Configuration Manager 2007 with...
  • Translating to English

    I get lots of e-mail, and try my best to reply (although we've been really busy recently, so I've fallen hopelessly behind again).  But recently there have been a few that really puzzled me: those written in other languages.  Now while I can...
  • Springboard Webcast

    Mark Russinovich and a panel of experts talk about deploying Windows Vista in this hour-long webcast.  Check it out: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsvista/cc307852.aspx There are plenty of familiar faces on the panel, a few of whom will...
  • Coming to MMS 2008?

    Registration for this year's Microsoft Management Summit is open, with early-bird pricing in effect through March 18th.  This year it is back in Las Vegas, at the Venetian hotel, an outstanding location (at least for those of you who like the "fake...
  • It's all about the music...

    I'm sure you've all seen the Apple ads with their catchy tunes.  Here's one you probably haven't seen, a video shown at various Microsoft events but to my knowledge never outside of that.  Thanks to whoever posted it on Soapbox, everyone can...