Deployment is the process of loading operating systems, drivers, files and programs to systems for end users.

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How do I create an unattended Windows 8.1 install for building “throwaway” test VMs?

I do a lot of software development as a hobby, and in order to test changes, reproduce bugs, etc, I find that I frequently need a clean Windows environment to run my tests. I can fire up a VM in ...
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How do i skip the Personalize page (color & computername) during unattended Windows 8 setup?

i'm currently setting up an unattended Windows 8 setup but i'm stumbling upon the Personalize page which i can't skip. My unattend file looks like below. Guess the interesting part should be in the ...
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How to keep Windows image up-to-date?

Our client PCs have different configurations for different departments. We used to pick up few PCs from each department to create a monthly Windows image by using Windows backup utility, but this way ...
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Building programs with Scons

I am working on learning how to deploy my applications, I've recently used autotools. ./configure, make, make install I'd like to use scons but reading the documentation they go over so much but I ...
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How to install Dell T3500 RAID Drivers via unattend.xml?

I work for a medium sized company and, due to the recent XP phaseout, we're rolling out Windows 7 on newer machines throughout the company. Unfortunately, we've had problems doing so as the computers ...
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Getting Windows 7 onto a device

We are a small company that make a data logging device plus a desktop application that accesses and analyses the data. The device contains a miniITX atom board and the software is Windows 7 ...
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Backup Multiple Networked Computer's Hard Drives, As Images, And All To A Single Server?

Is it possible to backup several networked PCs hard drive's as images, and save the images to a server PC at the same time? I know that it's usual to dump one image to all PCs on the network, this is ...
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System Reserved Partition has Drive Letter After Applying a WIM Image with ImageX

I have installed Windows Vista on a computer using ImageX from WinPE. I followed the instructions here for partitioning the hard drive, creating a 300 MB system partition and using the rest of the ...
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VPS set up to serve php and rails

I have a VPS with centOS that we currently use for serving php apps with apache. Now I also want to serve rails app from there. Either I can use phusion-passenger or I can do a separate unicorn and ...
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How to manage MySQL credentials of production server?

I have a simple Django application that needs to use a MySQL database. There is a file settings.py which contains a plain Python dictionary where I have to enter the MySQL credentials, it looks like ...
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Windows 8.1 not prompting for product key in OOBE

Im testing my new deployment evrything works fine, but ( after sysprep) at the oobe it doesnt ask for a product key? Even without an unattend file ? Anybody an idea what could be the problem?
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Creating an ISO from a Hyper-V Machine

I'm new to this image deployment. I used MDT to deploy I guess what you call a liteimage to a Hyper-V Machine. From there I installed several applications, tools and profile settings. Do I sysprep ...
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How to add disk partition wizard in MDT 2013?

I have a deployment share in MDT 2013, and only use it to install Windows 7 on both new and old PC's and only from a USB drive (offline media). Is it possible to add a step in a task sequence, so the ...
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how can i keep several linux virtual containers in sync

I have one website which initially we were hosting externally and we three environments like DEV TEST UAT PROD Now they have given us `4 virtual containers where i have to install everything ...
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Developing and deploying java application

I've been programming in Java for some time and was trying to develop something that I can 'deploy'. I search online for ways of bundling my java program(s) in installable "packages" but can't find ...
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Run application as user?

I have to deploy some applications in a domain and would like to use WMIC for that. My problem is that I can't run the application as the profile user (without having the password), but just as admin. ...
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Unable to execute program from installer

I created an application (exe file) and in order to deploy it I am using two ways: Using zip file: I zipped the entire contents including executable. This method works and the end user is ...
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Computer name will not echo in batch file

I have a PDQ installer which registers 2 DLL files and logs the results to a network share. If I run the PDQ on 1 machine it echo's the computer name fine, however if i run the installer on multiple ...
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Firefox deployment concept: Linux

Context: 30 stations, all clones --- public kiosks; using Firefox. I'd like to be able to use fabric to deploy firefox + addons + user scripts to the stations that do not have it, or, need an updated ...
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Modifying/Testing Image/AnswerFile

I made an answer file, used it with the sysprep command and then booted into WINPE and made an image of the computer. I loaded the image on another computer and the answer file didn't quite work 100%. ...
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Deploying Windows Service through group policy fails with Event ID 102

I'm trying to deploy a custom Windows Service (written in C#; installed through a VS setup project) using a group policy. To help debug this, I also have two additional MSIs in the same policy. All ...
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Need Help or Tips on Creating Multiple Copies of the Identical Windows 7 “Client” Systems

I need to create multiple copies of the same computer system, based on identical PCs with identical components, except network interface MAC IDs and serial numbers, which in the end will differ only ...
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Jenkins realtime console output for parallel threaded fabric command

We have a Python fabric command that runs in parallel across several hosts, something like this: $ fab --hosts=prod1.server,prod2.server,prod3.server --parallel copy_cache This will copy cache to ...
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msiexec: Silent deploy website to IIS

I need to silently install an msi that deploys a web application to IIS, but have been getting this error message. Error 1314. The specified path 'Default Web Site/ROOT/someVirtual' is ...
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Elastic beanstalk Rails - defaults to production environment even if I set staging environment

I am trying to bring up a staging instance of rails applciation using elastic beanstalk. I followed the documentation and did the following : eb init --environment staging eb start --environment ...
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Activate Excel Add-Ins as part of Deployment?

I am using the office customization tool to create an unattended installation file for Microsoft Office 2010 pro plus. I have everything setup as I like, except that I need the excel add-ins activated ...
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How To Re-install FreeLoader For Restored ReactOS Installation?

With Windows if you want to backup and restore (or deploy) you use the deployment tools to create a .wim image of the operating system, then write the image to the desired computer's drive, and then ...
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Install Windows Store App package (*.appx) for all users

I know there are several posts where users want to install Windows Store Apps for all users. Answers were to use DISM. In my case I can not use DISM because all clients are already deployed. If a ...
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Windows Deployment Server-RAID Controller

I am to attempting to install Windows 7 onto Dell Workstations using WinPE drivers injected into a Deployment Workbench. Despite injecting the RAID card drives (Perc 310 to be specific) I cannot get ...
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Install programs remotely on Windows: psexec + autoit

I want to install a program remotely, for which I understand there are two options:- Group Policy (or using other Windows built-in option): The thing is I'm trying to install a distributed system, ...
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Unattended installation of Windows 8

I'm about to deploy Windows 8 on like 50 desktops, did basic testing using virtualization, but there is a problem with the Unattend.xml file that I can't figure out. It's not loading, client acts as ...
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Integrate Office 2010 (PKC Version) into Windows for deployment?

I'm having a hard time preparing my Windows 7 master image (sysprep), which will be deployed to various notebooks. Unfortunately we've only bought Office 2010 Home & BUsiness PKC (Product Key ...
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Getting different 404 Error Extensions for the same file IIS8

We have a web application hosted in IIS 8 in Windows 8 Beta Server. When i browse the file from IIS getting 404 Erro every time. When i saw the IIS logs am able to see different Extensions everytime ...
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Imaging HP Laptops using WDS server

I am using a 2008 r2 server to run as my Windows Deployment service. I have imaged successfully desktops. I am now trying to deploy an Image to hp Laptops and am finding that after the imaging has ...
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Deploying ASP.NET with SQL Server Express on Windows authentication

I am deploying an ASP.NET application that has a SQL Server Express database (running on Windows authentication) on the same machine where it is deployed. But I am unable to connect to database when ...
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Is it possible to use XP visual styles (*.msstyles) or Windows Blinds in a thinapp portable application?

It's been a while since I made a portable (Office 2007) Thinapp application, and since then I've uninstalled VMWare from my machine to free up space, so I'd like to know if someone already knows the ...
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MDT 2013 Windows 7 Deployment randomly does not complete

We have an MDT 2013 SP1 deployment sequence set up for Windows 7 and a range of various laptop models. The issue I am about to describe seems to happen randomly on various models. The task sequence ...
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Deploy driver DLL with SCCM 2007

I frequently deploy executable packages with System Center Configuration Manager 2007. How can I deploy driver DLLs in the same fashion? I need to to install the Google USB Driver in a computer lab ...
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Need help to Deploy Windows7 image in a workgroup

I am maintaining a windows 7 workgroup of around 50 PC's (in one room, and multiple rooms like this) in an educational institute. All hardware platforms are identical. No server. all in one workgroup ...
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Automatically apply .dmg file from bootable USB to local disk

I have succesfully created a Yosemite package containing Microsoft Office, using AutoDMG. The .dmg file also successfully applies to the disk via the recovery partition on the USB drive. The thing is, ...
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Deploying Win 7 prompts for password change

So I am deploying Windows 7 through WDS. I have made a golden image, launched sysprep jumped back into audit mode and deleted the default User account so that it is clean. Then generalised it and ...
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Deploying MS Office 2013/Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 By Using MDT

I am finishing my MDT setup to use my image on WDS, but I have issues with MS Office 2013/Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2. deployment. To play it safe can someone offer me some step by step or general ...
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UNIX Command to Determine Mac OS Version on a Specific HD

(For some reason, the DeployStudio forums aren't accepting new members at the moment, so I'm hoping you folks can help me out) I'm in the midst of exploring using DeployStudio for a series of test ...
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handle.exe: Error closing handler: A

I'm working with Azure WebSites with git deployment and I want to use handler.exe to unlock my web.config file every deployment. For this reason, I've modified the default deploy.cmd file, adding ...
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Deploying Kudu on a server

I have setup a copy of Kudu on my local dev machine, and it works fine providing I run it from Visual Studio as Administrator I would now like to deploy it to our public UAT server so we can use it ...
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Phing - Alternative to fetching files using scp's fetch attribute using filesets

I have a Phing task like this: <scp host="myserver" fetch="true" todir="backup"> <fileset dir="upload" > <include name="**" /> </fileset> </scp> ...which ...
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WIM master image with a user session in OOBE

Is it normal (no deployment problems like: drivers compatibility...) to capture a Master image from a computer with a user session created (bypassed OOBE) and use it for later deployments on other PCs ...
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Customising Windows Metro Start tiles Sysprep (Windows 8.1 SL)

I am at my wits end trying to get a default start tiles to work. I am not sure because I am trying this on Windows 8.1 SL Whatever I do during post the OOBE on First logon the User set up runs and I ...
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How do I deploy user configurations to multiple linux desktops (gnome)?

We have been using linux/debian/gnome exclusively in our small office for the past 7 years, and it has always been manageable with 3-4 desktops and 1 server. Recently, we have expanded a little (8 ...
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inetmgr is not working in windows 7

i'm deploying an application into the remote server, while i'm opening the inetmgr from run command it is not working.Previously it used to work.Sometime it is opening but when i run the application ...