Covert .iso image or contents to a .wim for Windows deployment services (PXE bootable)

We have an .iso that we would like to convert to a .wim so that we can mount it on our Windows Deployment Services server and boot to it from PXE boot. What is the best way to go about doing this if the .iso file does not contain a .wim file to mount?

-Windows Server 2012 R2
ITSysTechSenior Systems AdministratorAsked:
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
You really don't want to convert an iso to a wim.   The ISO includes bootable code that wouldn't be applicable, and WDS uses separate WIM files for the PE portion and then the OS image that gets laid down on the partition.  

Since imaging via WDS requires at least one VL license to exercise re-imaging rights, that VL license would give you access to media via VLSC. and The VLSC media has WIM files.  Use them.


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