Group Policy Objects (GPO) are great ways to assign settings to Windows based computers. Sometimes you need more control than what the default WMI or access based controls offer.
Let me introduce you to “Item-Level Targeting”. It’s a way to target parts of the GPO to only certain computers or users.
Let’s use our favorite program, Java, to illustrate…
Adding computers to the domain is easy if you want them to all end up in the (default) computers OU, or pre-populate the computer account in active directory.
For those of us that like to choose the computer OU on the fly when imaging, entering the OU manually is very tiring and mistakes are often made; at least for…
When you have a matching Windows OS in the deployment share, MDT uses the BOOT.WIM from that source. When they don’t match, MDT uses WINPE.WIM from the ADK that is installed.
While this is generally preferable, you may want force it back to using the Microsoft ADK for WinPE booting.
You will need to manually edit the Settings.xml…
From the TouchDown main screen, tap the Settings icon. (three vertical dots, top right)
Tap Account Information.
Remove the old password and enter your new password, tap OK.