What are the steps to create a hidden automation partition, put a base image file on this partition, and then use that base image to re-image the computer?
This is offered as a guide and may not work in all environments.
Note: You can script the re-imaging of the client computer so that it's not necessary to manually enter in the command line. While testing this, it was possible to create a job with a run script task with the following commands:
Task Run Script:
c:\rdeploy -md -fc:\winxp.img
--Choose to run this script in DOS
Task Power Control:
Final Note: This is a "how to" article and is given as is. Search http://juice.altiris.com/ for additional help regarding hidden partition imaging.