Tag Archives: ZTIUtility

LTI/ZTI Scripting: Add computer to an AD Group

I’m currently doing some intense SCCM 2012 training so I’ve not been posting or in the forums recently. I’ve still been responding to emails though. I received an email from a reader earlier this week. He wanted to add the … Continue reading

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LTI/ZTI Scripting: MDT Scripting Template

It’s back to VBScript today. I received an email from a reader last week. He had an issue with a deployment script. We thought it would be a good idea to share the solution. For me, a chance to review … Continue reading

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MDT Scripting: Managing Registry Keys

There are times during deployments when you may need to manage the registry. For example, finding out what Internet Explorer version the machine is using. Or also, creating keys to run programs at start-up etc. Fortunately, there is a utility … Continue reading

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MDT Scripting: Handling Files

I’ve always wanted to blog about undocumented features and today’s that day. Recently, I’ve been demonstrating how you can save time on scripting by using the various classes in the ZTIUtility.vbs when creating your custom deployment scripts. However, there’s no … Continue reading

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MDT Scripting: Managing Log Files

During deployments, MDT has a powerful logging process. All the logs generated are in a format similar to SCCM so you can use the Trace32 tool to view the log files in a GUI. Your custom scripts will generate individual log files … Continue reading

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MDT Scripting: Managing Environment Variables – Part 2

Continuing with the ZTIUtility Environment Class. I again will assume you have read my getting started article here or have basic knowledge of MDT scripting. This class is used for collecting or changing properties gathered by MDT. You can produce … Continue reading

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MDT Scripting: Managing Environment Variables – Part 1

Continuing my scripting series, the ZTIUtility.vbs file has a massive list of functions that can be used to save you the work of creating scripts from scratch. Used in combination with the MDT Template Script you can knock up a … Continue reading

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MDT Scripting: Hello World

This is a simplified version of my Zero-Touch/Lite-Touch scripting guide. MDT Scripts call functions(smaller script routines) from another script called ZTIUtility.vbs. There is a template that takes care of the connections to make life even easier. In short it’s a 2 … Continue reading

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MDT Scripting: Creating custom scripts Getting Started

Although MDT is very powerful, there will still be times when dealing with complex tasks that you will require a custom script. Fortunately you can use your own custom VB scripts in MDT as a task sequence step by calling … Continue reading

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