2.5. Using the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010

The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010 can be used capture and deploy images for both Lite Touch Installations and Zero Touch Installations. It is used with WDS for LTI and with SCCM for ZTI.

NOTE

The Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008 and Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) 2007 were touted by Microsoft as tools to automate the deployment of Windows Vista. However, I never really saw these tools take off. The MDT 2010 is an upgrade to these tools. With the improvements and the expected popularity of Windows 7, I expect that MDT may be more widely used than it was in the past. Either way though, you should understand the capabilities for the 70-686 exam.

One of the primary tools you'll ...

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