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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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Automating MDT

There are two files we need to work with to automatically enter all of the information we supplied to run the deployment wizard, both of which are in the properties of our MDT deployment share. On the Rules tab for the share, we observed some settings when we set up the monitoring. These settings are applied once the deployment wizard is running, but before that, another INI file is used—Bootstrap.ini—which can be customized from this screen as well. Perform the following steps to automate MDT:

  1. Connect to RDS-Ops, and in Deployment Workbench, right-click on MDT Deployment Share and select Properties.
  2. From the Rules tab, select Edit Bootstrap.ini and modify it as follows:
    [Settings] Priority=Default [Default] DeployRoot=\\RDS-OPS\DeploymentShare$ ...

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