Just a list of useful articles and utilities you may find beneficial when using and supporting Deployment Solution 7.1. We do keep this updated, so bookmark it. New "stuff" we bump into makes it into a table at the top for highlighting, which may be good to review now and again even if you're not having problems.
The same article for DS 7.5 can be found Here.
|HOWTO85100||A new KB on how to add WinPE 4 and full UEFI support to Deployment Solution 7.1. These changes already exist in the 7.5 product, but the modifications have been ported back to the earlier release. Before using, pay close attention to new "Known Issues" that arise with this change.|
|TECH203390||A new ConfigService that is solving several post-imaging issues that occur because our agent starts and sends up inventory prior to MiniSetup finishing and/or processing the Unattend.XML file.|
|TECH209389||A new DLL to prevent problems post imaging (after Ghost finishes) where the task fails because FIRM can't copy a file to PROD. This only occurs on EFI systems in BIOS or Compatible mode. Remember that EFI is not yet supported in DS but will be in 7.5 and in an upcoming patch to 7.1.|
|HOWTO84000||Turning on BootWiz Logging. If bootwiz appears to not be running when you ask for a preboot config to be built/rebuilt, it most likely is. This KB tells you how to enable logging to find out what's really happening, because it's most likely running and then exiting immediately|
|HOWTO84002||A script to force a rebuild of a preboot config on a single site server. By default, if you want to rebuild, this is triggered on all site servers. This task gets around that limitation.|
|HOWTO83910||Automation Folders top-to-bottom. This KB discusses everything you may need, including what you need to avoid those support calls. ;)|
|TECH203216||For issues where you can't schedule a job against a new computer in Automation until Delta has run, this KB contains a custom Stored Procedure that will get around this.|