Topic last updated -- November 2007

At various points in the operating system deployment process, you can use Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 reports to view the progress for operating system deployments or to monitor the state of operating system deployments.

The following table lists the features that are available for monitoring operating system deployments.

Feature Description

Operating system deployment custom error codes

You can use operating system custom error codes to troubleshoot operating system deployment failures. The following link provides more information about operating system deploymnet custom error codes: Troubleshooting Operating System Deployment Using Custom Error Codes

Operating System Deployment Reports

Configuration Manager 2007 provides several reports that provide information about operating system deployments to all target computers in a specified collection. Each report lets you drill down to see detailed status of individual computers. For more information about operating system deployment reports use the following link: About Feature Reports for Operating System Deployment

For example, you can see what step of the deployment task sequence failed to run. The following procedure provides the steps necessary to find reports related to task sequences:

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System Center Configuration Manager / Site Database / Computer Management / Reporting / Reports.

  2. In the Reports pane, enter task sequence in the Look for field.

  3. Select Category from the Search in drop down list.

  4. Click Find Now.

  5. Select the report you want to run, and choose the Action Run.

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