WMUG USERGROUP MEETING - June 18th, 2009
6:30pm - 6:45pm
6.45pm – 7.30pm
An indepth look at Windows 7
More information to follow
Viral Tarpara - Microsoft IT Pro Technical Evangelist
Andrew Driver - Microsoft Partner Technology Specialist
7:30pm - 8:00pm
Break for drinks and pizza
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)
Johan Arwidmark MVP - Chief Technical Architect with Truesec
Highlights from the following sessions...
SY33 Troubleshooting Configuration Manager 2007 OS Deployments
This session will give you the tools and processes to use when troubleshooting OS Deployments using ConfigMgr 2007. You will learn about common issues and their workarounds, parsing log files, driver handling, WinPE, PXE Site Role Troubleshooting, Unknown Computers and much more. We will share our notes from the field, and our tips & tricks for making OS Deployment using ConfigMgr 2007 even better.
MDT 2008 - Tips & Tricks from the Deployment Masters
This is what you always wanted to know about OS Deployments using MDT 2008, but no one told you about... until now! You will learn how to extend MDT 2008 with custom scripts and frontends, workaround current limitations, work with the deployment database and web services. We bring you Enterprise customizations to use in every size of network.
Building the Perfect Master Image Using System Center Configuration Manager 2007
So you want to be a Operating System Deployment Master? This session provides you with tips & tricks on how to create the perfect master image of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 - All using System Center Configuration Manager 2007. This session covers techniques for creating universal, hardware independent images, all in an automated fashion. You will learn how to create and configure the necessary Task Sequences, as well as the different Packages and settings. As a foundation for creating the master images, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and Zero Touch components from MDT 2008 will be used. You can expect lots of live demos in this session.
Johan Arwidmark is a consultant and all-around geek specializing in Enterprise Windows Deployment Solutions.
Johan speaks at several conferences each year, including IT-Forum, MMS and TechEd. He is also actively involved in deployment communities like deployvista.com, itproffs.se and myitforum.com, and has been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Setup & Deployment
Johan is known for an energetic and humorous style, tackling complex concepts using simple "Real World" scenarios and lots of live demos. His areas of expertise include: Enterprise Windows Deployment Tools and Solutions, MDT, WinPE, USMT, WDS, and SCCM 2007
9:00pm - 9:15pm
Open Q&A session
You can obtain the powerpoint slide deck used by both Johan and Andrew Driver.
The Windows 7 slide-deck is here: http://wmug.co.uk/groups/wmug_event_material/media/p/1891.aspx
The MDT slide-deck is here: http://deployvista.com/Home/tabid/36/EntryID/91/language/en-US/Default.aspx