Updated: February 10, 2014
Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8
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.
Adds objects or prestages computers.
Approves computers that are pending administrator approval.
Converts an existing Remote Installation Preparation (RIPrep) image to a Windows Image (.wim) file.
Copies an image or a driver group.
Deletes computers that are in the Auto-Add database (which stores information about the computers on the server).
Disables all services for Windows Deployment Services.
Disconnects a client from a multicast transmission or namespace.
Enables all services for Windows Deployment Services.
Exports an image from the image store to a .wim file.
Retrieves properties and attributes about the specified object.
Configures a Windows Deployment Services server for initial use.
Creates new capture and discover images as well as multicast transmissions and namespaces.
Displays the progress status while a command is being executed.
Rejects computers that are pending administrator approval.
Replaces a boot or installation image with a new version of that image.
Sets properties and attributes on the specified object.
Starts all services on the Windows Deployment Services server, including multicast transmissions, namespaces, and the Transport Server.
Stops all services on the Windows Deployment Services server.
Reverts changes made during server initialization.
Updates server files on the RemoteInstall share.
Displays verbose output for the specified command.