Creating the Distribution Point

There is no one right way to build a distribution point for Windows XP Professional. The folder structure that I use is based on trial and error over time and it reflects my own quirks. Feel free to customize my suggestions to suit your requirements.

Figure 7-3 tells you more about how I organize distribution points than I can describe with text alone. The top folder is the shared distribution point. The root folder contains three files. The first is diskpart.txt, which is the script file for automating Diskpart.exe (see the section "diskpart.txt"), the utility that comes with Windows XP Professional and Windows PE for partitioning the hard disk. The second file is setup32.cmd (see the section "setup32.cmd"), which ...

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