Overview

Introduction

The Configuring an OS Deployment in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager module provides you with the instructions to develop hands on skills in the following topics.

  • Installing and configuring prerequisites for operating system deployment (OSD) in System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012 -Distributing boot images to distribution points
  • Setting boot image properties
  • Adding operating system image in SCCM 2012
  • Creating and deploying task sequence

Exercise 1 - Installing and Configuring Prerequisite’s for OSD in SCCM 2012

In this exercise, you will learn to Install and configure prerequisites for operating system deployment in System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012. System Center Configuration Manager 2012 helps to install operating systems on bare metal (a computer without an operating system) or upgrade the operating system installed on a computer.

In this exercise, you will initiate operating system using the Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE). You will configure a distribution point to accept PXE requests from the destination computers where the operating system is deployed. You will then, distribute boot images on distribution point and set the properties for the boot image.

Exercise 2 - System Center 2012 Task Sequence

Task sequences helps to automatically carry out tasks in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Environment.

In this exercise you will create and deploy a task sequence to automatically perform tasks in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Environment.

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