BDD 2007 Tips – Creating Model Aliases

  When trying to manage drivers and hardware specific application with BDD 2007, I have found that with some model types (HP D530) return many variations on the same model number. While these have slight variations to their model names they have virtually no difference to their driver set. This means that I end up…

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BDD 2007 – Tips and Tricks – Using the Lite Touch wizard in Zero Touch

Many of my customers want to prompt information during a ZTI deployment. For example if for some reason the computer name is not available then they you like the user to be prompted for this information. An elegant way to provide this information is by using the Lite Touch wizard within ZTI. To do this…

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Understanding BDD rule processing

To truly unleash the potential of BDD 2007 you must first understand the concept of rule processing. A rule is used to define the variables that drive the entire imaging process. They are used to define properties such as the computer name, the local administrator password, or how user data should be saved during an…

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BDD 2007 – Time saving Tips – How To quickly test rules

When creating rules within BDD I find that it can take alot of time to tune them to provide the results that I am looking for.  Each time I make a change I need to restart the entire build process to see if rules have the desired effect. It is however possible to run BDD…

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