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WDS Sysprep & Capture

Posted on 2013-12-13
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Server = Windows Server 2008 R2; NON-DOMAIN, Single server setup in "test environment", on separate subnet as office LAN/Domain.  We have to image PCs for multiple clients, so implementing on single domain with WDS is not feasible.  I can deploy an image successfully with WDS, using PXE-Boot to WDS Server and deploy image from WDS from there.  (Using previously captured image *ALREADY Sysprepped*, shutdown, then captured to USB Drive using WinPE & ImageX.) - we then copied the image to the new WDS Server to mass-deploy, then determined the image needed tweaking, have made necessary changes to the image, rebooted to PXE-Boot to WDS; created Sysprep & Capture Task Sequence with Deployment workbench:  We tried running the following:
------------------------------From http://blogs.technet.com/b/askcore/archive/2009/10/06/how-to-run-a-sysprep-and-capture-task-sequence-from-mdt-2010.aspx-----------------------------
Update your deployment points and switch to the reference computer to start the task sequence.  **A common mistake at this point is to boot the reference computer from your LiteTouch image and start this task sequence.  The sysprep and capture task sequence is designed to be run from the desktop of the reference machine similar to a post OS installation task sequence.  To launch this, you will need to establish connectivity to the deployment share and launch LiteTouch.WSF manually.  Because you are logged in to the reference machine as a local administrator and not joined to a workgroup, be sure to establish the session under the same security context that will be used for the task sequence:
net use * \\mdtserver\DeploymentShare$ /user:domain\username

Once the connection is established, execute LiteTouch.WSF:
cscript \\mdtserver\DeploymentShare$\Scripts\LiteTouch.WSF
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OR, rebooting PXE-Boot to WDS and selecting Capture Task Sequence; we're getting following failure:  (total of 8 errors), but here's beginning lines -

ZTI ERROR - Unhandled error returned by LTISysprep: The system cannot find the file specified. (-2147024894 0x80070002)
Litetouch deployment failed, Return Code - -2147467259 0x80004005

I need this resolved YESTERDAY!  Please do not respond with links to building new deployments, etc... I've researched for countless hours, and need specific resolution(s).
Thank you!
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WDS Sysprep
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by:James Haywood
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Create a capture image from your current boot image. Boot your sysprepped image via pxe and capture the image directly to the WDS server.
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Did not have DNS on test LAN, was using public; Had to add DNS role on WDS Server to resolve hostname used in scripts - appears to be working fine now.
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