Farewell to the Windows Automated Installation Kit

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Farewell to the Windows Automated
Installation Kit (Windows AIK)
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DMVMUG User Conference 2013 – Reston, VA
Agenda
• Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK)
• Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT)
• Deployment Tools
• WinPE 4.0
• Windows Performance Toolkit
• User State Migration Toolkit (USMT)
• Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT)
Windows Automated
installation kit
WA IK
What was in the WAIK?
Windows PE Tools Command Prompt
cmd.exe with the PATH variable set to the correct folder for
working with WinPE tools
copype.exe
Create the WinPE working environment, within which you
can customize WinPE
imagex.exe
Mount an image to an empty folder. Remember that images
are file-based, not sector or compressed
DISM
Add packages (functionality) to an image
oscdimg.exe
Create an .ISO out of a folder tree
Windows System Image Manager (WSIM)
Create answer files (setup scripts) in the new .xml format
ImageX
Create, mount and deploy image files
Windows Assessment and
Deployment Kit
WI NDO WS A DK
Windows ADK Overview
• Installing on a machine that already has WAIK or Windows OPK installed is not
supported
ACT Tests Applications on Windows 8
• And Windows 7
• And web sites
• How to test
• Have a test pilot group that works with the application on a daily basis
• Give them some time with the application
• The Application Compatibility Manager or ACM is the tool to use
ACM Process
ACT
1
Collect data
ACM Process
Data
ACT
2
Data
Inventory
Data
ACM Process
The ACT Community
ACT
3
Analyze
ACM
ACT Requires a Database
• The supported databases are:
• SQL Server 2008
• SQL Server 2005
• SQL Server 2008 Express
• SQL Server 2005 Express Edition
• What’s not supported:
• SQL Server 2000
• Microsoft Database Engine (MSDE)
Meet ACT
Deployment Tools
WI NDO WS A DK
Deployment Tools
• Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM)
• Windows System Image Manager (WSIM)
• oscdimg, BCDBoot, WimGAPI, DISMAPI
DISM
• Functions performed on images
• Mount and Un-mount images
• Capture
• Apply
• Delete
• Export
• Append
• ImageX completely deprecated
• Supports PowerShell 3.0 cmdlets
Windows System Image Manager (WSIM)
• Creates .xml unattend files
• Help create consistent deployments of Windows 8
• Other tools automatically create the unattend for you
• MDT 2012 U1
• SCCM 2007
• SCCM 2012
• SCCM 2012 SP1
Command Line Utilites and More
• Oscdimg
• BCDBoot
• Create a system partition or repair the boot environment on the system partition
• WimGAPI and DISMAPI
Windows Preinstallation
Environment (WinPE 4.0)
WinPE 4.0 Features
• Includes .Net 4.0
• Powershell 3.0
• Internet SCSI (WinPE-iSCSI cmdlets)
• New option WPEUtilWaitForNetwork
• Forces WinPE to load network drivers prior to attempting to run any scripts
WinPE 4.0
• Create a bootable WinPE
• Windows AIK
• CopyPE x86 c:\WinPE
• Copy winpe.wim -> c:\WinPE\ISO\Boot\Boot.wim
• oscdimg -n -betfsboot.com c:\winpe\iso c:\winpe\winpe.iso
• Windows ADK
• MakeWinPEMedia.cmd
• CopyPE amd64 C:\WinPE40
• MakeWinPEMedia /ISO C:\WinPE40 C:\WinPE40\WinPE40.iso
WinPE 4.0
User State Migration Tool
(USMT)
ADK - USMT
• 2 new switches
• Usmtutils /verify
• Verifies status of each file in a compressed migration store
• Default summary lists:
• Number of files intact
• Number of files corrupt
• Usmtutils /extract
• Extracts all files from a compressed migration store
• Improved error management
• Error summary in Scanstate and Loadstate logs
Volume Activation Management
Tool (VAMT)
VAMT 3.0
• New user interface
• Computer information is stored in SQL now
• 5 new Volume License reports
New VAMT UI
What VAMT Can Do For You
• Add/Remove computers
• Discover computers by querying AD DS, workgroups, by individual computer name or IP address, or via a general
LDAP query
• Discover products
• Windows, Windows Server, Office
• Monitor activation status
• Collect activation information about each product
• last 5 characters of the product key
• current license state (Licensed, Grace, Unlicensed)
• product edition information
• Manage product keys
• Use VAMT to install product keys to remote client products
• Manage activation data
• VAMT data is stored in a SQL database
• VAMT can export this data to other VAMT hosts or to an archive in XML format
ADK - VAMT
• 5 new volume license reports
• Products about to be unlicensed
• Duplicate computer machine ID
• State and usage of MAK keys
• Computers in unlicensed state
• List of computers activated thru KMS compared to AD
Windows Performance Toolkit
Windows Performance Toolkit
• Install Windows Performance Recorder
• Create a log
• View data from Windows Performance Analyzer
Windows Performance Toolkit
Review
• Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK)
• Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT)
• Deployment Tools
• WinPE 4.0
• Windows Performance Toolkit
• User State Migration Toolkit (USMT)
• Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT)
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