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WDS Naming Issue

Discussion in 'Software' started by BB88, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. BB88

    BB88 Kilobyte Poster Gold Member

    I seem to have an annoying problem deploying WDS on a network. The scenario is as follows:

    • Image is built on a reference machine in audit mode with all updates etcetera
    • Computer is removed from the domain and restarted
    • Sysprep is run with generalize and OOBE switches
    • Image is captured to WDS server with capture image
    • New machine is booted to WDS server from PXE with boot image
    • The image captured is deployed successfully

    The issue? The computer name it uses is grabbed from a completely random machine already on the network and subsequently knocks this machine off of the network.

    What the heck? :eek:
    Certifications: AS Computing, A+, Network+, 70-680, 70-410
    WIP: MCSA: Server 2012

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