Tag Archives: Zero Touch

LTI/ZTI PowerShell: Using parameterised scripts in Task Sequences

There are methods in creating PowerShell scripts suitable for task sequence deployment. A good starting point is the Technet article about_Scripts. One of the most useful features of MDT/SCCM are the deployment properties. Today, I’m going to talk about using … Continue reading

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LTI/ZTI PowerShell: Accessing Task Sequence Variables

In order to create more useful scripts in your Lite/Zero-Touch deployments, you will need access to the deployment variables. In MDT 2012 you can now access these Task Sequence variables from 2 new PSDrives called TSEnv: and TSEnvList:. Now these drives … Continue reading

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LTI/ZTI PowerShell: Using PowerShell in Task Sequences

Now that we’re in the golden age of PowerShell many administrators will want to take advantage of its features in their deployments. With Lite/Zero-Touch you can do this by using the Run PowerShell Script task sequence step. The great thing … Continue reading

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LTI/ZTI Deployments: Post OS Task Sequence

One of the useful features of MDT is the Post Operating System Installation Task Sequence. I use it to configure servers after I clone them from templates. If you want to do any of the following tasks then a Post … Continue reading

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MDT 2010: Sample customsettings.ini for Fully Automated LTI Deployments

I get a lot of requests for articles on various deployment techniques. One reader yesterday asked for an example of a customsettings.ini file. samburattoSam said: Hey, Thanks for the Blog. Alot of helpfull stuff. Can you show us an example of a … Continue reading

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MDT 2010: User State Migration

In order to automate the User State Capture and Restore task sequence steps in MDT 2010 you will need to configure your deployment share so it knows where to store the data. MDT 2010 installs the User State Migration Tool … Continue reading

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MDT 2010: Managing Product Keys

If you are deploying Windows Vista/7 Professional, Enterprise or Server 2008(R2) and you have a KMS host configured, you can simply ignore the sections that ask for product keys during Lite-Touch deployments and skip past them without adding aditional propertys. … Continue reading

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