User State Migration Tool (USMT) Task Sequence Variables

Here is a list of the User State Migration Tool (USMT) variables I’ve put together for use with Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr). I complied information from the TechNet documentation. Operating System Deployment Task Sequence Variables Variable Capture Restore Description OSDMigrateAdditionalCaptureOptions x   Specifies additional user state migration tool (USMT) command line options that are not exposed…

Embedded Quality – Quality Assurance Team

Usually when I meet with a Quality Assurance team that is not practicing Embedded Quality, their first reaction is excitement. They hear the basic concepts and say, "Finally, someone who wants to do it the right way!" I outlined the basic concepts in this blog post: https://www.catapultsystems.com/BA/archive/2010/09/16/embedded-quality-–-building-on-a-solid-foundation.aspx , but as a reminder, the concepts are:…

Lync 2010 Documentation Now Available

All RTM versions of the Lync 2010 documentation are now available for download.  Here is the list with links to each: Design and Deployment Complete Documentation Help File (.chm) Standard Edition Deployment Guide Enterprise Edition Deployment Guide Device Management and Troubleshooting Guide Response Group Deployment Guide Enterprise Voice Guide Enabling QoS Guide Monitoring Deployment Guide…

Deployment Essentials with John Baker

Great resource over on TechNet. Watch these free videos to learn more about Microsoft Solution Accelerators like the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and the Application Compatibility Toolkit—just click, watch, and learn. Start by clicking the title to learn more about each video; you can then stream it or download to view offline. Videos TechNet Video: Advanced…

New Hotfix available: KB978754 – You cannot import a driver into an OSD image if the driver is signed for only the Windows 7 operating system in SCCM 2007 SP2

Had to find this again today, time to blog it so I can find it quicker next time! Consider the following scenario: You install Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) site server on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008. You try to import a driver into an Operating…