Chapter 11. Preparing to deploy Windows

ConfigMgr is excellent at many tasks, and one of the tasks at its core is deploying Windows. Deployment involves taking a copy of Windows and using ConfigMgr to install it across a wide variety of systems: laptops, desktops, virtual disks, portable media, and virtual machines.

As shown in figure 11.1, this chapter is all about preparing to deploy Windows in your lab. As tempting as it is to jump straight into the deployment, critical resources must be set up first, so that’s what you’ll be doing.

Figure 11.1. By end of this chapter, you’ll be ready to deploy Windows by using ConfigMgr.

11.1. Importing ...

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