WDS pending device approve - access denied RRS feed

  • Question

  • We have installed fresh WDS server ( windows server 2012 R2)

    When we try to approve pending device we receive access denied message and device approve request stay in pending state.

    1. Access rights to OU exist and Computer.

    2. Computer account created in AD.

    3. Computer start boot.

    What access rights more needed?

    Friday, January 9, 2015 1:08 PM


  • It's a problem of right in AD.

    It's necessary to add an delegation 

    To grant permissions to approve a pending computer

    1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers.
    2. Right-click the OU where you are creating prestaged computer accounts, and then select Delegate Control.
    3. On the first screen of the wizard, click Next.
    4. Change the object type to include computers.
    5. Add the computer object of the Windows Deployment Services server, and then click Next.
    6. Select Create a Custom task to delegate.
    7. Select Only the following objects in the folder. Then select the Computer Objects check box, select Create selected objects in this folder, and click Next.
    8. In the Permissions box, select the Write all Properties check box, and click Finish.

    Friday, January 9, 2015 7:14 PM