In this guide, I will explain how to Install and Configure Windows Deployment Services with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit on Windows Server 2012 R2.
To get started, you have to download and install everything:
Windows Deployment Services:
Go to Server Manager – Add new roles and features – Choose to install on current computer – Select Windows Deployment services (add all needed features) – Click next, choose Deployment Server and Transport Server – Then next, next, and install!
Download and Install ADK Toolkit For Windows 8.1 here, you will need these files to generate a boot image in MDT.
Downloading and installing ADK will take some time! Choose the following features: Deployment tools, Windows Preinstallation Environment, Windows Performance Toolkit.
Create a Deployment Share and Generate the boot images:
When everything is installed, we can start by opening up DeploymentWorkBench:
When this is done, we can configure the WDS service and add the boot image:
Start by opening Windows Deployment Services:
You will be able to boot the boot image on a computer through cable. It should look like this:
In my next guide, I will show you how to add an operating system image, create a task sequence and add programs in MDT 2013.