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WAIK/WDS

Is it really necessary to have WAIK/ADS on a domain? I only want to capture images not deploy the with WDS. I'll create the boot CD, then capture the image off the workstation/server manually - transfer to external drive and shipped off with the boot CD.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
WAIK allows you to customize the install with an answer file and isn't strictly necessary.  ADS (Active Directory Services) is a requirements to have Active Directory.  Assuming that ADS was a typo and your subject is what you meant, WDS requires a domain in all versions of Windows prior to 2012.  If you're not deploying with WDS what are you deploying with?  Capture can technically be done with IMAGEX from a Windows PE disk - WDS just provides network boot and deployment.
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xmouserAuthor Commented:
The plan is to send the image capture with a boot CD to the site for them to image. WDS yes not ADS. Can I set this up on a few machines not on a domain?
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