Auto Apply Drivers Task Sequence Action Variables

Updated: December 1, 2008

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

The task sequence variables govern how the task sequence action operates. The task sequence action reads and uses the variables that you mark as input variables. Alternatively, you can use the Set Task Sequence Variable action or the TSEnvironment COM object to set the variables at runtime. Only the task sequence action marks variables as output variables, which are read by actions that occur later in the task sequence.

Auto Apply Drivers Task Sequence Action


Action Variable Name Description



A comma-delimited list of the driver catalog category unique IDs. If specified, the Auto Apply Driver task sequence action will only consider drivers in at least one of these categories when installing drivers. This value is optional, and it is not set by default. The available category IDs can be obtained by enumerating the list of SMS_CategoryInstance objects on the site.



Specifies whether Windows should be configured to allow unsigned device drivers to be installed. This task sequence variable is not used when deploying Windows Vista and later operating systems.

Valid values:


"false" (default)



Specifies what the task sequence action should do if there are multiple device drivers in the driver catalog that are compatible with a hardware device. If set to "true”, only the best device driver will be installed. If “false”, all compatible device drivers will be installed, and the operating system will choose the best driver to use.

Valid values:

"true" (default)


See Also

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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