Tag Archives: MDT

SMSTS log file should be copied at end of EVERY MDT Task Sequence!

By | November 29, 2016

MDT has a fairly large shot coming. It doesn’t copy one of the best log files that is used to troubleshoot Task Sequence issues, smsts.log.  I hunted down the log file and now copy it using a custom step at the end of all of my Task Sequences. /BG  

Add MDT Selection Profiles for each Out-of-Box Driver Folder using a PowerShell Script

By | October 23, 2016

MDT Task Sequence’s Inject driver steps do not support specifying folders,  so Selection Profiles are the defacto method for bridging this gap.  Here is a script I created to ease the process of creating/importing multiple system drivers into MDT at once.  If ran more than once, it will not create duplicate selection profile entries.


SOLVED: Netmotion XG Mobility Client Install Driver Prompt

By | August 11, 2016

SOLVED (08/11/2016): http://www.netmotionwireless.com/support/docs/MobilityXG/1100/help/mobilityhelp.htm#page/Mobility%20Server/setup.03.39.html The “NM_Options” property MUST be used, even when using the MmsAddress MSI property. So my final install string was this:

Forum link: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/57812e8d-9ad2-4376-99d0-25f84beda57d/netmotion-xg-client-installation-hanging-at-driver-install-prompt?forum=mdt My install command line (using PSAppDeployToolkit):

in the internet options, it appears as though the MSI is adding themselves as a “Trusted Publisher”, but the prompt is… Read More »

My edits for PSAppDeployToolkit’s Wrapper PS1

By | August 10, 2016

http://psappdeploytoolkit.com/ ‘s wrapper is my new favorite wrapper for applications I add to MDT or SCCM.  As Johan & others have stated, the main reason to use wrappers is how mush it eases testing of creating packages.  Here are my 2 edits I make to all of my Deploy_Application.ps1 scripts. 1.Tell PSAppDeploy to copy the… Read More »

MDT does not like WIMs with 2 indexes!

By | July 27, 2016

I like to capture my thick/hybrid WIM files with SCCM capture ISOs.  The big problem with this is that MDT doesn’t like WIM files with multiple indexes.  The symptom is that MDT appears to import the WIM, but NO OSes are added to the Deployment Workbench.  To fix this you must delete the 1st index… Read More »