BDD 2007 FAQ: Zero Touch Installation (ZTI)

Q. What exactly is Zero Touch Installation?

A. Zero Touch Installation (ZTI) uses SMS 2003 with the Operating System Deployment (OSD) Feature Pack to completely automate the deployment of Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista as well as any needed applications.

Q. What documents are most useful in understanding the configuration and use of Zero Touch Installation?

A. The principal documents shipped with BDD 2007 which detail ZTI are the “Zero Touch Installation Guide”, “Deployment Configuration Guide”, and “Deployment Configuration Samples Guide”.

Q. Where can I find information that detail automation of ZTI deployments?

A. The “Configuration Reference” document details all of the variables that are used in ZTI deployments. The “Deployment Configuration Samples Guide” document gives complete samples of automating ZTI.

Q. Have any videos been made available to assist in configuring Zero Touch Installation?

A. Zero Touch Deployment Video Walkthrough

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