Dynamically assign MDT’s DeployRoot rule based on IPAddress001’s 2nd or 3rd octet.

By | May 26, 2017
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No DefaultGateway = No Problemo… Oracle VirtalBox‘s built-in DHCP server does not pass a DefaultGateway to clients. This introduced a challenge when attempting to dynamically assign a “DeployRoot” in MDT’s BootStrap.ini rules file. The standard process relies on using the DefaultGateway variable (i.e. https://deploymentbunny.com/2012/04/21/back-to-basic-customsettings-ini-explained/). To work around this limitation, I found a quick and easy… Read More »

Tweaks to help using Litetouch OEM For All Media Deployments

By | April 4, 2017
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Update 2017.04.07 -> Added instruction to remove conditions on ComputerName wizard pane to force it to appear regardless of TS selected. Advantages: No more do you need to worry about the Deployed OS detecting the flash drive. Dis-Advantages: Some editing of built-in scripts is required. Deployments take slightly longer, because share is copied local before… Read More »

Copy an MDT Deployment Share to a USB without building a Media Share

By | March 27, 2017
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*Updated to support both x86/x64 boot wims. This script copies an MDT Deployment Share to a USB drive and basically converts it to a media share in the process.  You must edit and update the “DrvLetter” variable. Please the batch file beside the “Deploy” folder.

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How to Add “Deployment Duration” to the MDT Litetouch’s Final Summary Page

By | March 19, 2017
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1. Add a step in Task Sequence to create a “.tag” file named after the OsdComputerName, which will be later used to determine the deployment duration. Command Line: cmd /c echo. > “Z:\Logs\%OsdComputerName%.tag” 2. Add a Task Sequence step to sync time with Deployment Server during the State Restore phase. Command Line: cmd /c net time \\192.168.56.1… Read More »

MY ZTIDefaultAssociations.wsf MDT Script for Force Applying File Associations in Windows 10

By | March 4, 2017
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GitHub Link: https://github.com/brianfgonzalez/Scripts/blob/master/ZTIDefaultAssociations.wsf

GitHub Link: https://github.com/brianfgonzalez/Scripts/blob/master/OEMDefaultAssociations.xml

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