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Windows Deployment Services : Add boot image
2020/12/21
 
Add boot image for client computers.
On CUI configuration, set like follows.
[1] Run PowerShell with Admin Privilege and Configure WDS.
Before it, set Windows installation DVD on your computer or upload ISO image file to your server.
It uses ISO image file on this example.
Windows PowerShell
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# mount Windows ISO image
PS C:\Users\Administrator> Mount-DiskImage D:\Win10_20H2_v2_English_x64.iso 

Attached          : True
BlockSize         : 0
DevicePath        : \\.\CDROM0
FileSize          : 6221846528
ImagePath         : D:\Win10_20H2_v2_English_x64.iso
LogicalSectorSize : 2048
Number            : 0
Size              : 6221846528
StorageType       : 1
PSComputerName    :

PS C:\Users\Administrator> Get-Volume 

DriveLetter FriendlyName            FileSystemType DriveType HealthStatus OperationalStatus SizeRemaining     Size
----------- ------------            -------------- --------- ------------ ----------------- -------------     ----
            System Reserved         NTFS           Fixed     Healthy      OK                    114.54 MB   549 MB
C                                   NTFS           Fixed     Healthy      OK                     64.62 GB 79.46 GB
E           CCCOMA_X64FRE_EN-US_DV9 Unknown        CD-ROM    Healthy      OK                          0 B  5.79 GB
D           New Volume              NTFS           Fixed     Healthy      OK                        74 GB 79.98 GB

# specify boot image and import it
# by default, boot image is located at [sources\boot.wim]
PS C:\Users\Administrator> Import-WdsBootImage -Path "E:\sources\boot.wim" 

# confirm
PS C:\Users\Administrator> Get-WdsBootImage 

Architecture            : X64
CreationTime            : 12/6/2019 11:10:10 PM
DefaultLanguage         : en-US
Description             : Microsoft Windows Setup (x64)
DisplayOrder            : 500000
Enabled                 : True
FileName                : boot.wim
Hal                     :
Id                      : {3928E6C2-DE0F-4CA7-93BE-C9DFD3A94210}
Index                   : 2
Languages               : {en-US}
LastModificationTime    : 12/17/2020 11:35:26 PM
Name                    : Microsoft Windows Setup (x64)
PriorityDefaulted       : True
ProductFamily           :
ProductName             : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
ServicePackLevel        : 0
Size                    : 1875458398
SupportsDriverInjection : True
SystemRoot              : WINDOWS
Version                 : 10.0.19041
PSComputerName          :
ImageName               : Microsoft Windows Setup (x64)
Windows Deployment Services : Add boot image (GUI)
 
On GUI configuration, set like follows.
[2] Run Server Manager and select [Tools] - [Windows Deployment Services], then right-click the server name on the left pane and select [Add Boot Image].
[3] Specify boot image file. By default, boot image is located at [sourcesoot.wim].
[4] Set image name and description you like and Click [Next] button.
[5] Click [Next] button to begin to start the task of adding image.
[6] After finishing the task, Click [Finish] button.
[7] It's possible to confirm added images under the [Boot Images] section.
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