Provision computer name with windows deployment service

According to Microsoft you can pre-stage computer name in active directory with UUID.

However UUID can only found in Bios. This is tedious and doesn't seems to be scalable.

Is there a way to mass provision computer name (VMs or physicals)?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
WDS is pretty brain dead and not recommended for deployment, SCCM (if you have SA) or Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (if not -- free and faster in testing than SCCM).. WDS is only to be used as a transport mechanism (for multicast) and that is it..

MDT queries the bios and here is a subset of the information returned that can be used in MDT custom.ini variables or where you can set the computer name. You can also use the MDT database capabilities.

I will refer you to my reference collection:http://www.deployment-guy.com/ContentPage/Great_Sites .. also you could use
http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2013?sort=sequential&direction=desc&term=&s=Johan-Arwidmark#fbid=XTDm7HpKuMI?theSessions

Great information
Property AssetTag is now = Asset-1234567890	ZTIGather	09-Sep-2013 2:21:30 AM	0 (0x0000)
Property SerialNumber is now = System Serial Number	ZTIGather	09-Sep-2013 2:21:30 AM	0 (0x0000)
Property Make is now = System manufacturer	ZTIGather	09-Sep-2013 2:21:30 AM	0 (0x0000)
Property Model is now = System Product Name	ZTIGather	09-Sep-2013 2:21:30 AM	0 (0x0000)
Property Product is now = P8H67-M LE	ZTIGather	09-Sep-2013 2:21:30 AM	0 (0x0000)
Property UUID is now = 132A8400-5BCB-11D9-A138-BCAEC5E53E5B	ZTIGather	09-Sep-2013 2:21:30 AM	0 (0x0000)
Property Memory is now = 7911	ZTIGather	09-Sep-2013 2:21:30 AM	0 (0x0000)
Property Architecture is now = X64	ZTIGather	09-Sep-2013 2:21:30 AM	0 (0x0000)
Property ProcessorSpeed is now = 3401	ZTIGather	09-Sep-2013 2:21:30 AM	0 (0x0000)
Property CapableArchitecture is now = AMD64 X64 X86	ZTIGather	09-Sep-2013 2:21:30 AM	0 (0x0000)

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Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
Hi ve3ofa,

In your site, Johan Arwidmark has been misspelled as Johan Aardivark.

Thanks for the great list.
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MazdajaiAuthor Commented:
MDT queries the bios and here is a subset of the information returned that can be used in MDT custom.ini variables or where you can set the computer name. You can also use the MDT database capabilities.

Do you mind elaborate a bit more? Where is the custom.ini is going be stored at?
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