1 Reply Latest reply on Oct 10, 2017 10:11 AM by phoffmann

    About what the detail use about the action "Config target OS"?, Is the same function as sysprep.exe?

    NYUShangHai Rookie

      When I deploy Win image, there is an action " config target OS". I wonder to know what the specific use of this action. Is the same function as sysprep.exe?

      Hope someone could help me figure it out.

        • 1. Re: About what the detail use about the action "Config target OS"?, Is the same function as sysprep.exe?
          phoffmann SupportEmployee

          No - it's not the same as SysPrep.

           

          It allows you to do a bunch of things, since this step is taking place in the "full Windows OS" (as opposed to Windows PE).

           

          This step usually takes care of things such as:

          • Joining your domain
          • Updating / Installing software packages
          • Installing an Ivanti agent permanently on the machine
          • Restoring Profiles
          • Configuring your corporate software stack
          • Installing drivers
          • Patching the new machine
          • Updating Registry

           

          ... to name but a few.

           

          The key differences are:

          • Know *WHAT* you need to do *WHEN* (i.e. - "do i need to do this in Windows PE or in Windows proper" ?)
          • Depending on that, you need to perform your provisioning actions at a different time.

           

          Sysprep.exe is a whole separate topic.

           

          Does that help with your question?