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Mastering Windows 7 Deployment.

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Author/Creator:
Finn, Aidan.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (506 pages)
Subjects:
Microsoft Windows (Computer file).
Operating systems (Computers).
Configuration management.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Get professional-level instruction on Windows 7 deployment tools Enterprise-level operating system deployment is challenging and requires knowledge of specific tools. It is expected that Windows 7 will be extensively deployed in businesses worldwide. This comprehensive Sybex guide provides thorough coverage of the Microsoft deployment tools that were specifically created for Windows 7, preparing system administrators, MIS professionals, and corporate programmers to tackle the task effectively. Companies worldwide are expected to deploy Windows 7 as their enterprise operating system; system administrators and IT professionals need comprehensive instruction on Microsoft's deployment tools This complete guide provides clear, step-by-step instruction on planning, installing, configuring, deploying, and troubleshooting deployment methods for each tool Covers the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit, Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT), Windows PE, Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK), Windows System Image Manager (WSIM), Easy Transfer, User State Migration Toolkit (USMT), Windows Deployment Services, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010, System Center Configuration Manager, Key Management Service, and Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) Illustrated with plenty of real-world scenarios, Mastering Windows Deployment provides the hands-on instruction you need to fully understand and use each deployment technology.
Contents:
Mastering Windows 7 Deployment
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
About the Contributing Author
Contents
Introduction
Who Should Read This Book
What Is Covered in This Book
How to Contact the Authors
Chapter 1
Meet Windows 7
Windows 7 Hardware Requirements
Using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit
Produce MAP Reports and Proposals
The Bottom Line
Chapter 2
Application Compatibility
The Application Compatibility Toolkit
Deploying XP Mode
The Bottom Line
Chapter 3
Choosing the Right Edition of Windows 7
Speaking the Language: Four Ways to Use Windows Setup
Windows Setup in Detail
Performing the Windows 7 Installation
The Last Step: Licensing and Activation
The Bottom Line
Chapter 4
Getting Familiar with Microsoft Images
Creating Your First Image
Using the Windows Automated Installation Kit
Creating Bootable WinPE Media
Preparing a System with Sysprep
Capturing an Image Using ImageX
Applying an Image Using ImageX
Customizing Images Using Deployment Image Servicing and Management
Using Windows System Image Manager
The Bottom Line
Chapter 5
Exploring User Data and Settings
Working with Windows Easy Transfer
Working with the User State Migration Tool
The Bottom Line
Chapter 6
Understanding WDS
Deploying WDS
Image Management
Modifying PXE Client Response Policy
The Bottom Line
Chapter 7
Employing the PXE Client
Creating a Customized Installation Image
Using Unattended Answer Files with WDS
Monitoring, Logging, and Troubleshooting WDS
The Bottom Line
Chapter 8
Using WDS to Name Machines
Manage Domain Membership Using WDS
Using WDS for Multicast Deployments
The Bottom Line
Chapter 9
Setting Up Your Deployment Server
Installing MDT 2010 Update 1.
Creating and Populating a Deployment Share
Deploying Your First Image
The Bottom Line
Chapter 10
Customizing the Deployment Share
Operating System Properties
Application Properties
Driver Properties
Package Properties
Task Sequence Properties
Automating the MDT Deployment Wizard
The Bottom Line
Chapter 11
Discovering Selection Profiles
Creating a Linked Deployment Share
Deploying from DVD
Working with the MDT Database
The Bottom Line
Chapter 12
Understanding Configuration Manager
Installing Configuration Manager 2007
Preparing and Configuring Boot Images
Creating and Capturing a Reference Image
Identifying and Targeting Machines for Rebuilding
Deploying Windows 7
Monitoring Deployment Progress
The Bottom Line
Chapter 13
Choosing the Right Volume License Key for Windows
Tracking Your Licenses with the Key Management Service
KMS and the Client
Tracking Your Licenses: The Volume Activation Management Tool
The Bottom Line
Appendix
The Bottom Line
Chapter 1: Does Your Hardware Measure Up?
Chapter 2: Evaluating Applications for Windows 7 Compatibility
Chapter 3: Installing Windows 7: Meet the Panther
Chapter 4: Cloning the Panther: Automating Windows 7 Installation
Chapter 5: Migrating the Existing User Data
Chapter 6: Windows Deployment Services: The Basics
Chapter 7: WDS from the Client's View
Chapter 8: Tweaking Your WDS Server
Chapter 9: Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010
Chapter 10: MDT's Client Wizard
Chapter 11: Fine-Tuning MDT Deployments
Chapter 12: Zero Touch Installations
Chapter 13: Maintenance and Monitoring
Index.
Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Gibson, Darril.
van Surksum, Kenneth.
Carpenter, Tom.
Surksum, Kenneth van.
Other format:
Print version: Finn, Aidan Mastering Windows 7 Deployment
ISBN:
9781118068021
9780470600313
OCLC:
742020417
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