Q. What is the primary tool used to configure BDD for deployment?

A. BDD 2007 includes the Deployment Workbench which where all deployment configuration is performed.

Q. What steps are necessary to configure BDD 2007 for deployment of Windows Vista?

A. After installing the prerequisites mentioned earlier, the basic steps are:

· Use the Add Operating System wizard to add Windows Vista source media

· Use the New Build Wizard to configure a build with this newly added Vista source

· Use the New Deployment Point Wizard to create a new Lab build

Q. What steps are necessary to configure BDD 2007 for deployment of Windows XP SP2?

A. After installing the prerequisites mentioned earlier, the basic steps are:

· Use the Add Operating System wizard to add Windows XP SP2 source media

· Use the New Build Wizard to configure a build with this newly added XP source

· Use the New Deployment Point Wizard to create a new Lab build

Q. Is additional software required to support the System Management Server 2003 Operating System Deployment (OSD) Feature Pack Update?

A. Yes, SMS 2003 OSD uses an older version of Windows PE, so Windows PE 2004 or Windows PE 2005 must also be added to the Deployment Workbench. (Note: WinPE 2005 is not specifically supported by SMS 2003 OSD)

Q. What is the primary documentation source for configuring a Windows Vista unattended installation?

A. The Unattended Windows Setup Reference in the Windows AIK is the most complete reference for Windows Vista unattended installation.

Q. What is the primary documentation source for configuring a Windows XP SP2 unattended installation?

A. In the \Support\Tools folder on the Windows 2000/XP/2003 product CDs is a compressed folder named Deploy.cab. This file contains various tools that can be used for deploying Windows using unattended and Sysprep installs. To install these tools, insert a product CD, open My Computer, and double-click on \Support\Tools\Deploy.cab to display its contents: