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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Installing and Configuring the WDS Role

The process described in this section configures the WDS environment for automated deployments using the client unattend file. The unattend.xml file is associated with a pre-staged device for customizing the WinPE phase of setup.

However, the previous unattend file that we add it using Edit-NanoServerImage, is associated with the image for automating post-WinPE stages of setup and is usually referred to as the image unattend file.

You might need to update the unattend XML files provided with this book to match your environment.

This section also describes the process for injecting out-of-the-box drivers into the boot.wim file used for WDS deployments:

  1. Install Windows Deployment Service from Server ...

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