MDT – Installation and configuration – Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

Windows Server 2012R2  Windows Server 2016  Windows Server 2019

In this tutorial, we will see how to install and configure MDT (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit) which is a free deployment tool from Microsoft. Then how to deploy Windows 10.

MDT allows both the deployment of Desktop version and Server versions of Windows.

The administration of MDT is done using an MMC console in which we will configure a network share with all the elements that will allow the deployment and customization of Windows.

Unlike WDS (Windows Deployment Services), MDT does not offer a PXE boot environment, instead we will generate a Pre boot environment (WinPE) in ISO and WIM format.

To use the WinPe environment, several possible solutions:



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