If start another download, the network utilization on the server goes up to 8-10%. While only one client is imaging, I tested copying a large file from Ghost server down to the PE environment, I can clearly see that the network utilization from the ...
There's an additional complication here if you've added Win8 boot images to your server: you'll be using the Win8 boot programs as WDS automatically updates these when you import a boot image.
Then you will be ready to install an operating system.
Optionally, you can use the instructions in the rest of this guide to perform more advanced tasks such as creating your own install images, creating discover images, or configuring an unattended installation.
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Hi all, I've spent hours looking for an answer to this, so apologies if I've missed an obvious link, article, or configuration item.
We've recently enabled CEM to help speed up distribution of packages to our sites - however, I'm after a way to force package servers to use only the internet package server.
This guide does pertain to the Windows Deployment Services role that is included in Windows Server® 2008.
For more information about the Windows Deployment Services role, see In addition to this guide, you should also download and read “Deploying and Managing the Windows Deployment Services Update on Windows Server 2003” at To get up and running quickly, perform the following steps.