Tag: OSD

Distribute Drivers at Mach speed

This is a report from the “Onevinn utility research kitchen” where we have spent a few days contemplating and testing driver distribution during OSD. Driver distribution appears to be the talk of the town and new solutions keep popping up at a high rate. Most of these solutions target bandwidth utilization and involves distributing compressed

Run server side code and commands in a safe way during SCCM OSD

This is part 2 of my posts about Onevinn SCCM Extensions that my colleague Johan Schrewelius has written and posted on TechNet Gallery: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/SCCM-Extensions-for-driver-be30b298 It includes Modern driver management features but also an extension to execute Server Side commands during OS deployment in the Task Sequence to replace Scripts and Webservices. This functionality is a direct

Dump Task Sequence variables during OSD the safe way

I have used Michael Niehaus excellent script for dumping all task sequence variables during OSD which is great for troubleshooting. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mniehaus/2010/04/26/dumping-task-sequence-variables/ However it dumps all TS variables including: _SMSTSReserved variables which for instance contains the Network access account username and password in clear text. The same goes for the Domain Join account used in the