MDT includes task sequence templates that are used to create MDT task sequences in Configuration Manager 2012 and Configuration Manager 2007 R3. The task sequence templates included in MDT are described in Identify the Task Sequence Templates in MDT in Configuration Manager 2012. The same task sequence templates are also available in Configuration Manager 2007 R3.
Of the templates described in Identify the Task Sequence Templates in MDT in Configuration Manager 2012, the following are used in MDT deployment scenarios using UDI:
· Client Task Sequence. This task sequence template is used for the MDT New Computer, Refresh Computer, and Replace Computer deployment scenarios. This task sequence template is also used to build and capture images of the reference computers.
· User Driven Installation Replace Task Sequence. This task sequence template is the first step in a two-step process in the MDT Replace Computer deployment scenario and is used to capture user state migration data. The second step in the two step process is the User Driven Installation Task Sequence task sequence template, which is used to:
· Deploy the target applications and operating system
· Restore the user state migration data saved during the User Driven Installation Replace task Sequence task sequence template in the first step of the process
For more information on the MDT deployment scenarios, see Identifying Deployment Scenarios.
Note Always use the Create MDT Task Sequence Wizard to create task sequences. Although you can manually create the task sequences, doing so is not recommended.