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Automating and Customizing Installations

Updated: March 28, 2003

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Welcome to Automating and Customizing Installations of the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Deployment Kit.

This book provides comprehensive information about planning, designing, and implementing automated installations in medium and large organizations. Options range from automated installations of a basic operating system to complex installations of a customized operating system and applications. The technologies and tools discussed in this book include: unattended installation, image-based installation with the System Preparation (Sysprep) tool, and Remote Installation Services (RIS). IT professionals can use the guidelines discussed in this book to create a functional specification that describes how to automate the installation of Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Professional.

This book contains the following chapters:

Choosing an Automated Installation Method

Designing Unattended Installations

Designing Image-based Installations with Sysprep

Designing RIS Installations

Migrating User State

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