KB ID 0000735 Dtd 01/08/14
ProblemYou want to deploy the Windows 8 Client Operating System, to a number of clients using WDS. In this part we will configure the WDS Server, then we will move onto taking an image of your reference Windows 8 machine. Finally we will cover taking that image, and deploying it out to many target systems.
Add the WDS Role1. From Server Manager (ServerManager.exe) > Local Server.
Configure the WDS Server11. From the Start menu > Launch the Windows Deployment Services management console. WDS files. DHCP server, but we will address the DHCP requirements when we are finished > Next. WDS should configure and the service SHOULD start. 23. Give it a name > OK.
Adding a boot image (To send an image to a remote machine)24. Now I need to add a boot image, so I can boot my remote clients from the WDS server and use this image to load WindowsPE on them, so they can be imaged. Right click Boot Images > Add Boot Image. DVD or a Windows Server 2012 DVD, you will need to navigate to the sources directory, and locate Boot.wim > Open.
Configure DHCP with WDS Options41. Launch the DHCP management console. IP address of the WDS server > Apply > OK.
45. Now you are ready to capture an image of your reference Windows 8 machine.