Chapter 6. Using Remote Installation Services

Remote Installation Services (RIS) enables you to automate the installation of new computer systems using a centralized service accessible to network clients. RIS, which was introduced with Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, has been enhanced in Microsoft Windows Server 2003. Performance and security have been improved, and completely automated remote installation processes are now possible. Enhancements to RIS in Windows Server 2003 include the following:

  • Detection of client hardware abstraction layer (HAL) and subsequent HAL filtering guarantee that only images ...

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