where do I run sysprep from

Posted on 2011-10-06
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I'm trying to create a .wim image of my w2k8 server using PXE.  I can get to the WDS image capture wizard but cannot see the volume to capture.  I did a search and found out that I need to do a Sysprep.  My question is where do I run the sysprep from?  The WDS server or on the w2k8 server that I'm going to image.  Plus, do anyone know how to do a sysprep?

Question by:Wazzume
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    This will answer your questions.
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    by:Em Man
    Hope it helps.
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    by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
    you do a pxe boot (usually f12 on the bios screen) from the server to capture and select the capture profile after running sysprep on the machine to be captured.

    complete instructions are available here
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    by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
    The accepted solution is for windows 2003 and is not appropriate for this question, yet I get an assist for the correct solution.. oh well.. maybe next time.

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