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Wdsutil

Published: April 17, 2012

Updated: February 10, 2014

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2

WDSUTIL is a command-line utility used for managing your Windows Deployment Services server. To run these commands, click Start, right-click Command Prompt, and click Run as administrator.

 

Command Description

/add

Adds objects or prestages computers.

/approve-AutoAddDevices

Approves computers that are pending administrator approval.

/convert-RiprepImage

Converts an existing Remote Installation Preparation (RIPrep) image to a Windows Image (.wim) file.

/copy

Copies an image or a driver group.

/delete-AutoAddDevices

Deletes computers that are in the Auto-Add database (which stores information about the computers on the server).

/disable

Disables all services for Windows Deployment Services.

/disconnect-Client

Disconnects a client from a multicast transmission or namespace.

/enable

Enables all services for Windows Deployment Services.

/export-Image

Exports an image from the image store to a .wim file.

/get

Retrieves properties and attributes about the specified object.

/initialize-Server

Configures a Windows Deployment Services server for initial use.

/new

Creates new capture and discover images as well as multicast transmissions and namespaces.

/progress

Displays the progress status while a command is being executed.

/reject-AutoAddDevices

Rejects computers that are pending administrator approval.

/remove

Removes objects.

/replace-Image

Replaces a boot or installation image with a new version of that image.

/set

Sets properties and attributes on the specified object.

/start

Starts all services on the Windows Deployment Services server, including multicast transmissions, namespaces, and the Transport Server.

/stop

Stops all services on the Windows Deployment Services server.

/uninitialize-Server

Reverts changes made during server initialization.

/update-ServerFiles

Updates server files on the RemoteInstall share.

/verbose

Displays verbose output for the specified command.

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