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The deployment share properties stored on the Windows PE x86 Settings tab are mostly configured when you run the New Deployment Share Wizard.

To configure the Windows PE x86 Settings tab

1.   Click Start, and then point to All Programs. Point to Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and then click Deployment Workbench.

2.   In the Deployment Workbench console tree, go to Deployment Workbench/Deployment Shares.

3.   In the details pane, click deployment_share (where deployment_share is the name of the deployment share).

4.   In the Actions pane, click Properties.

The deployment_share Properties dialog box opens (where deployment_share is the name of the deployment share you want to configure).

5.   On the Windows PE x86 Settings tab, configure the settings listed in Table 26 based on the requirements of your organization, and then click OK.

Table 26. Configuration Settings on the Windows PE x86 Settings Tab of Deployment Share Properties

Setting

Description

Generate a Lite Touch Windows PE WIM file

Select to configure the Update Deployment Share Wizard to create a Windows PE WIM file that includes the LTI deployment scripts. If the check box is:

·     Selected, the Update Deployment Share Wizard creates the LiteTouchPE_x86.wim file with the image description specified in the Image description text box

·     Cleared, the Update Deployment Share Wizard will not create the WIM file

Image description

Contains the image description for the Windows PE WIM file that the Update Deployment Share Wizard creates. The default value is Lite Touch Windows PE (x86).

Generate a Lite Touch bootable ISO image

Select to configure the Update Deployment Share Wizard to create a bootable Windows PE ISO file that includes the LTI deployment scripts. If the check box is:

·     Selected, the Update Deployment Share Wizard creates the ISO file with the name specified in the ISO file name text box

·     Cleared, the Update Deployment Share Wizard will not create the ISO file

ISO file name

Contains the file name for the Windows PE ISO file that the Update Deployment Share Wizard creates. The default value for this text box is LiteTouchPE_x86.iso.

Note   This text box is enabled only if you select Generate a Lite Touch bootable ISO image.

Generate a generic Windows PE WIM file

Select to configure the Update Deployment Share Wizard to create a Windows PE WIM file that does not include the LTI deployment scripts. If the check box is:

·     Selected, the Update Deployment Share Wizard creates the GenericPE_x86.wim file with the image description specified in the Image description text box

·     Cleared, the Update Deployment Share Wizard will not create the WIM file

Image description

Contains the image description for the generic Windows PE WIM file that the Update Deployment Share Wizard creates. The default value for this text box is Generic Windows PE (x86).

Note   This text box is enabled only if you select Generate a generic Windows PE WIM file.

Generate a generic bootable ISO image

Select to configure the Update Deployment Share Wizard to create a bootable Windows PE ISO file that does not include the LTI deployment scripts. If the check box is:

·     Selected, the Update Deployment Share Wizard creates the Generic_x86.iso file with the image description specified in the ISO file name text box

·     Cleared, the Update Deployment Share Wizard will not create the ISO file

Note   This box is enabled only if you select Generate a generic Windows PE WIM file.

ISO file name

Contains the file name for the generic Windows PE ISO file that the Update Deployment Share Wizard creates. The default value for this text box is Generic_x86.iso.

Note   This text box is enabled only if you select Generate a generic bootable ISO image.

Custom background bitmap file

Contains the fully qualified path to the BMP file that is to be used as the custom background bitmap. The default value for this text box is %INSTALLDIR%\Samples\Background.bmp.

Extra directories to add

Contains the fully qualified path to a folder structure to be included in the Windows PE images. The default value for the text box is empty.

Scratch space size

Configures the size of the scratch space in megabytes; you can select a value of 32, 64, 128, 256, or 512 MB. The default value is 32.

 

The deployment share configuration settings are saved, and the deployment share appears in the details pane of the Deployment Workbench.

Related Topics

Configure a Deployment Share in the Deployment Workbench

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