BDD 2007 – TechNet Magazine article worth reading

One of my fellow Microsoft Services consultants from the UK Adam Shepherd, has just had an article published in TechNet Magazine. The article provides advice on how to scale BDD. This includes how to to support multiple databases, use DFS-R and how to leverage WDS. The advice is based on learning’s from real world so…

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BDD is now Microsoft Deployment

The big secret is now out! BDD has officially had a name change, the next version will be called Microsoft Deployment. I was hoping the new name would be “the solution accelerator formerly known as BDD” but I don’t think that even made it to first cut because the acronym would have been too long…

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BDD 2007 – How to create a Custom task sequence with reboots

I am often asked how to setup a custom task sequence that will continue after a reboot. If you have created a custom task sequence to install a number of applications that includes a reboot then you will know the problem I am taking about. When you do this you will find that the computer…

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BDD 2007 -How to ensure the computer is in the correct OU

As promised in a previous blog post here is a script to move a computer to the correct OU from within the host operating system. There are two situations where I find this script useful: When a computer object already exists in Active Directory for the computer you are deploying. In this situation the existing computer object…

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