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Added image "breaks' WDS

Posted on 2016-10-19
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I have an operating Windows deployment server with almost 20 images available, including windows7,8 and 10 wims.
I have created a new windows 10 image, sysprepped it, captured it and added it to the WDS server in an existing image group.
Now when I PXEboot and select any boot image, the boot image loads, disks are partitioned, but when it gets to installing the OS a message "No images are available" appears. When I delete the newly added image, everything works fine again.
I have attached the setupact.log file from a failing machine.
setupact.log
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 500 total points (awarded by participants)
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The top deployment experts have advocated for a long time to only use WDS as the transport layer and use MDT (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit) for everything else.
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by:Cliff Galiher
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Agreed. With that said, is this an anniversary update image?
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by:jackd1
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No it's not an anniversary update image.
I will try MDT
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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Suggestion to use MDT
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