Creating "Prestaged media" in SCCM 2012


We are wanting to deploy our SCCM image to some computers at a slower remote site utilising the SCCM pre staged media feature.

The intent is to deploy the usb to site, image them via the USB and ahve the task sequence register them and join them to the domain

I have created this in SCCM as per the MS guide, however it jsut gave me a .WIM file on my share, what is the best way to create a bootable USB for this?

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Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
wsc-itAuthor Commented:
Thank you, I had a quick look but it does not appear to apply device drivers, nor does it complete the registration to SCCM and domain join tasks we have that i can see?

This is where i thought pre staged media was the better option
Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
You can edit any TS to include these steps(Drivers/join domain).

There are many blogs that will tell you how to do it. Ideally you wil.l use the TS that is most useful and then create a media based on it
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Mike TLeading EngineerCommented:

There are two options:

1) pre-staged media - creates a set of files that you can transport to a remote DP and import so that the content is local to machines

2) Create "Standalone Media" to create bootable media on DVD or USB, to physically boot a target computer from and build from that alone.

It sounds like you've mixed the two. They are separate and distinct things. I think you want to use (2). If so, if you task-sequence is using "Auto apply drivers" you cannot use method 2. You need to create driver packages and then use WMI filtering on the model.

With regards domain joining it should work as long as the account you have has appropriate permissions.


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Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
Any of the various answers provided will do the job. Joining to the domain is a trivial task.
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