End-to-End Bare-Metal Provisioning with SCVMM 2012 SP1 / R2 - Part 4 - Configuring WSUS

Hello, in this fourth part of this series, I will discuss how to install or configure a Windows Server Updates Services (WSUS) role as part of your bare-metal provisioning process.  In part 1 of this series, I provided an overview of the bare-metal provisioning process with SCVMM, but I did not mention WSUS, so where…

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End-to-End Bare-Metal Provisioning with SCVMM 2012 SP1 / R2 - Part 5 - Selecting an imaging tool

Now that the supporting infrastructure has been built to support your environment's bare-metal provisioning, let's build a reference image.  The term reference image is used to describe the server image you will be using as your baseline image to all your Hyper-V servers.  There are many approaches and techniques you can use to build and…

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End-to-End Bare-Metal Provisioning with SCVMM 2012 SP1 / R2 - Part 3 - Configuring WDS

Hello, in this third post of this series, I cover the configuration of the Windows Deployment Services (WDS) role to prepare it for integration with SCVMM.  If you haven't already done so, have a look at the two initial posts in this series: Part 1 – Overview Part 2 – Configuring DHCP Windows Deployment Services…

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End-to-End Bare-Metal Provisioning with SCVMM 2012 SP1 / R2 - Part 1 - Overview.

Hello, in this series of posts, I will cover an end-to-end scenario of bare-metal provisioning using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 or R2.  Bare-metal provisioning is a feature of SCVMM allowing rapid and consistent deployment of Hyper-V servers in your environment.  Bare-metal deployment with SCVMM has many parts and components that interact with each…

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