In the previous articles, we configured PXE point,install WADK 10 and MDT 2013 Update 1. It is now time to create MDT Toolkit, MDT Settings and Win10Boot Image. These are the required packages that we are going to use while we we create MDT task sequences on SCCM. and at the end we will deploy Windows 10 without a reference image.
Extract and copy the content of Win10 to a shared folder or a local folder on your site server.
Add Windows Image:
Navigate to Software Library > Operating Systems > Operating System Images. Right click and choose Add Operating System Image.
Enter the information about your image and click Next. Wizard will inform you that image creation completed successfully. Click Close.
To Distribute the image to DPs, right click on the newly added image and select Distribute Content and complete the Distribute Content wizard.
MDT Task Sequence Creation:
We will use MDT Task Sequence wizard to create MDT Toolkit and MDT Settings packages. Navigate to Software Library > Operating Systems > Task Sequences > right click and choose Create MDT Task Sequence.
Choose Client Task Sequence as the template
Give a name the task sequence
Choose "This task sequence will never be used to capture an image"
Choose create a new boot image package and enter the UNC path in which you want keep this boot image
Provide details for the the boot image
On Components window , do not change anything because there is a bug related to this.
On Customization window, we will point to a folder named Extrafiles and in that folder there will be another folder named Windows and in windows folder there will be a file named smsts.ini and in that file we should have the configuration below.
Choose "Create a new Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Files package"
Enter MDT details
Specify the previously created OS image.
In Deployment Method section, choose "Zero Touch Installation" not to let your users to interact with the installation , UDI installation on the other hand gives users to choose installation options.
In Client Package section, choose "Specify an existing ConfigMgr client package" and select the client packge.
In USMT Package section, select the User State Migration Tool for Windows 10 package.
In Settings Package Section, choose Create a new packages option. Creation of MDT settings package should be done when we are upgrading the MDT. Enter the UNC path that you want to keep MDT settings package such as \\SRVSCCM2012\Sources\OSResources\MDT\MDT 2013 Update 1\MDT Settings
Enter Settings Detail
Click Finish on confirmation section.
Now we need to distribute both MDT packages to DPs.
Navigate to Software Library > Operating Systems > Boot images and select the MDT 2013 Update 1 boot image x64.
Enter its Properties, and select the Data Source tab. Enable the option "Deploy this boot image from a PXE enabled distribution point".
Click Optional Components tab, yellow starburst to add any new Optional Components that you want in the boot wim.
click Apply and answer "NO" to the Distribute content to dp's now question
Navigate to Software Library > Operating Systems > Boot images > right click the MDT 2013 Update 1 boot image x64 and choose Distribute Content and complete the wizard. If you havent distributed default 86 and 64 boot images to DP, distribute them also. Also, dont forget to check the option “Deploy this boot image from the PXE enabled distribution point ”
Navigate to Software Library > Operating Systems > Task Sequences > right click Windows 10 Deployment TS and Deploy it to Win10Deployment collection.
make sure it is set to Available and deployed to Only media and PXE
Get the MAC of your PC and import it to the Win10Deployment collection
Now you can PXE boot your computer and install Win10