MDTcreated TS required WDS or not ? RRS feed

  • Question

  • i am   doing my lab as per the Microsoft forums :https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/deploy-windows-mdt/deploy-a-windows-10-image-using-mdt " in the end of the page it   has been written  that i need to  configure WDS  for the MDT ts deployment to work  but i dont want WDS even for my lab . Is there a way to do it without WDS ?

    • Edited by Arunrana5050 Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:31 PM hmm
    Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:22 PM

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  • Hi,

    MDT as such has got no PXE boot capability. You can create a bootable ISO by means of MDT + ADK alone but if you need PXE install capability, you need something that can apply WIM after PXE boot. In the Microsoft world it would be WDS but you can look elsewhere if you like.

    Evgenij Smirnov


    Saturday, September 19, 2020 2:31 PM