Deploying Windows 8 Using SCCM – Bare Metal – a Step by Step Guide


Hello All !!

Today we will discuss about Deploying Windows 8 Using SCCM . Before we start with Lab We must know the requirements/Steps  for this Lab . I have listed them as below :

1. We should have Windows Deployment Service Installed and Configured .

2. Distribution Points in SCCM Must be PXE Configured and Enabled .

3. Boot Images Should be Enabled for Command Line Support and Other Support .

4. Boundary Should be Configured if you want Unknown Computers to be Recognized .

5. Network Access Account Should be Configured 

6. Task Sequence to Capture a Reference Computer

7. Import Operating System.

8. Deploy OS Image 

Step :1 

Install WDS : To Install WDS Using Server manager , Open Server Manager Go to Roles and then Add new Role . Rest Screen Shots below will make things more  Clear :

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After WDS has been Installed , its time to Configure it : Here it goes :

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Once WDS has been Configures , it’s time to Move onto Distribution Points .

Step : 2    Distribution Points in SCCM Must be PXE Configured and Enabled .

To Enable Distribution Point to Support OSd we need to Enable PXE in Distribution Point . Following Screen Shots will make it more clear :

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Click yes when you are prompted to :

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Step : 3 Boot Images Should be Enabled for Command Line Support and Other Support

In the below Screen Shots you will see how to Enable Command Line Support for Boot Images .

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4. Boundary Should be Configured if you want Unknown Computers to be Recognized .

 

Make sure that the Unknown Clients that you are going to do OSD on , are a part of IP range Defined  in Boundary group.

 

5.Network Access Account Should be Configured 

 

To Configure the Network Access Account Create a AD Account and then Bind that Account in SCCM Using Below Steps :

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6. Task Sequence to Capture a Reference Computer

Now that you have completed these steps , we need to Import an Image in SCCM . I am skipping this step in this Post . I already Have a WIM on my Server . But we will surely talk about this in future .

 

7. Import Operating System and Distribute on DP:

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8 : Create Task Sequence and Deploy it / Edit it and Deploy It :

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Now , Deploy the Task Sequence :\

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Once you have Completed all these Steps , Go to the Windows Bare Metal System , Start it and Below are the Screen Shots which we get :

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There you GO !! 🙂

 

Published by Abheek Dutta

A perennial thrill-seeker with an avid interest in transforming and improving lives around the globe through the wonderful gift of technology, I am the Senior Vice President of Henson Group . My specialties include Leadership, problem-solving, and putting cutting-edge technology (Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning) in the hands of corporates, startups, and professionals. I have been obsessed with the idea of using technology to solve real-world problems. Having previously worked with global software giants like TCS and IBM, I now usually sit at my office at the World Trade Center, New York and Chandigarh , India. Among my greatest achievements, increasing the revenue of Henson Group by ten-folds in the past two years, remains my favorite along with the fact that Henson Group’s India center has now become ‘a center of excellence’ with its entire technical team being Microsoft certified. On the delivery side, I helped Henson Group attain the prestigious “ Azure Expert MSP Certification “ with Microsoft . Hailing from Jammu, my team has grown from five to 150 employees and associates in just two years. Even during COVID-19 era, our growth has soared while helping corporates, industries and startups to tide over many hurdles and challenges. Henson Group is recently featured at rank 132 in the Inc. 5000 Rating. Skillsets: Cloud Services, Managed Services Provider (MSP), Computers & Networks, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Project management, Leadership , Cyber Security Mr. Dutta manages and monitors the performance of consultants and partners on engagements, communicating with the account executive, project teams, and customers. Works in close collaboration with the Microsoft project manager, providing hands-on project management expertise as required. Mr. Dutta provides direct oversight over the MSP Client Operations team responsible for managing MSP relationships with existing MSP clients and day to day operations of these accounts. Mr. Dutta oversees the Centralized Delivery Team that is responsible for high volume cloud migrations and MSP delivery to current clients. Team consists of over 120+ engineers and project managers.

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