I am hoping someone can help me with this, as I am flummoxed.
We have LDMS9 SP3. I have been setting up provisioning for Bare Metal brand-new-out-of-the-box computers within our corporation. I have built all my applications and tested them through the Software Deployment Portal, and they all now work flawlessly. I have provisioning working just fine; thin Win7 OS image, HII, 'Mapped' resource to the applications directory, provisioning applications, domain join, then running a security/patch scan and install.
The problem is, for our larger applications that I just added that require I build the 'Distribution Package' with the 'Additional Files' - like MS Office and Autodesk TrueView - when provisioning goes to install those applications it caches them locally first, but at an unbelievably slow rate. Like as low as 1MBPS at times over my gig connection. SLOOOOOOW. TrueView is so slow (at over 800mb) that provisioning eventually just times out and closes.
I have 'Mapped a resource' to be able to run the applications from their location on the network. When I run the applications through the Software Deployment Portal, they cache and install in minutes. Those machines are existing machines joined to the network already, but should that make a difference? I have tried joining the provisioned machines to the domain before the applications push, but that doesn't help either.
I did find a post regarding a version of LDMS8 that suggested there was a file that didn't get updated, but that doesn't seem to be the case. I also found a forum post about somebody 'Zipping" their application first to avoid the hashes per file, but I'm not quite sure I understood that one.
If anyone has any ideas, I would be very happy to try them.