Deploy Windows with MDT and WDS

Add Windows image to WDS service

1. Mount the Windows ISO on the WDS server or decompress it with 7zip.

For the tutorial, I used Windows 7.

2. Open the WDS console, right click on Installation image 1 and Add an image group … 2.

WDS ajout groupe image

3. Enter a name for the group 1 and click OK 2.

Nom du groupe

4. Right click on the group and click on Add installation image 1.

Ajouter une image d'installation

5. Enter the location of the install.wim 1 file located in the ISO source folder, click Next 2.

Indiquer le chemin du fichier install.wim

6. Select the Windows version to add 1 and click Next 2.

Choisir le Windows

7. Confirm the addition by clicking Next 1.

Confirmer l'ajout

8. Wait while adding the image …

Ajout en cours...

9. The image is added to the WDS server, click on Finish 1 to close the wizard.

Image ajoutée

10. The installation image is added to the group.

Liste des images

We will now go to the configuration of MDT.