Building the Master Image in Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008<br />MikaelNystromSenior Executive Consu...
Agenda<br />The Library in SCVMM<br />The Self-service Portal<br />Creating Master Images <br />
The Library<br />Respository<br />ISO Images<br />VHD Images<br />Floppy Images<br />Scripts<br />Templates<br />Configura...
The Library<br />Templates<br />Hardware Profiles<br />Software Profiles<br />
Working in the Library<br />demo<br />
The Self-service Portal<br />Self-service<br />Create<br />Manage<br />Move<br />Perfect for<br />Developers<br />Admins (...
Working in the Portal<br />demo<br />
What’s a “Master” Image?<br />And why should I have one?<br />Reasons not to have = 0<br />Reasons to have = anything but ...
Master or Ref Image<br />It is much faster<br />Minutes instead of hours<br />Easier to use<br />Don’t need to know how to...
Master or Ref Image<br />Should be repeatable and automatic<br />Step-by-step<br />Install the OS<br />Add system componen...
Creating a Master Image<br />Solution 1<br />Install it manually and hope to get it the same way as the last time<br />Sol...
Watch Out for:<br />Windows Server 2003 R2<br />Needs two CDs and some “work” to be automatic<br />Windows Server 2003 R2 ...
Creating the Master Images<br />demo<br />
Mikael.Nystrom@truesec.se<br />question & answer<br />
Required Slide<br />Speakers, <br />TechEd 2009 is not producing <br />a DVD. Please announce that <br />attendees can acc...
Track Resources<br />Key Microsoft Sites<br />System Center on Microsoft.com: http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter<br />S...
Required Slide<br />Complete an evaluation on CommNet and enter to win!<br />
Required Slide<br />© 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product...
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  2. 2. Building the Master Image in Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008<br />MikaelNystromSenior Executive Consultant<br />TrueSec<br />MGT303<br />
  3. 3. Agenda<br />The Library in SCVMM<br />The Self-service Portal<br />Creating Master Images <br />
  4. 4. The Library<br />Respository<br />ISO Images<br />VHD Images<br />Floppy Images<br />Scripts<br />Templates<br />Configuration<br />“The Boneyard” <br />
  5. 5. The Library<br />Templates<br />Hardware Profiles<br />Software Profiles<br />
  6. 6. Working in the Library<br />demo<br />
  7. 7. The Self-service Portal<br />Self-service<br />Create<br />Manage<br />Move<br />Perfect for<br />Developers<br />Admins (most of them)<br />
  8. 8. Working in the Portal<br />demo<br />
  9. 9. What’s a “Master” Image?<br />And why should I have one?<br />Reasons not to have = 0<br />Reasons to have = anything but 0<br />
  10. 10. Master or Ref Image<br />It is much faster<br />Minutes instead of hours<br />Easier to use<br />Don’t need to know how to install the OS<br />Perfect with the Self-service portal<br />Developers and testers need to create machines<br />Fast and easy without asking YOU (the Admin)<br />In fact, you must have an image to do this<br />
  11. 11. Master or Ref Image<br />Should be repeatable and automatic<br />Step-by-step<br />Install the OS<br />Add system components<br />Add service packs, hot fixes, agents<br />Add VM additions<br />Blank password!<br />
  12. 12. Creating a Master Image<br />Solution 1<br />Install it manually and hope to get it the same way as the last time<br />Solution 2<br />Use unattended files to create the ref images<br />Solution 3<br />Let the existing deployment solution that you have in place create the images for you<br />
  13. 13. Watch Out for:<br />Windows Server 2003 R2<br />Needs two CDs and some “work” to be automatic<br />Windows Server 2003 R2 -64<br />No support for legacy Nic, PXE boot?<br />Single/Multi HAL?<br />Does it matter on a ref image?<br />Agents?<br />OpsMgr, DPM, CCM, 3:party<br />Antivirus?<br />Antimalware?<br />Thick or Thin?<br />PXE or Media?<br />
  14. 14. Creating the Master Images<br />demo<br />
  15. 15. Mikael.Nystrom@truesec.se<br />question & answer<br />
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  17. 17. Required Slide<br />Speakers, <br />TechEd 2009 is not producing <br />a DVD. Please announce that <br />attendees can access session <br />recordings at TechEd Online. <br />www.microsoft.com/teched<br />Sessions On-Demand & Community<br />www.microsoft.com/learning<br />Microsoft Certification & Training Resources<br />http://microsoft.com/technet<br />Resources for IT Professionals<br />http://microsoft.com/msdn<br />Resources for Developers<br />www.microsoft.com/learning<br />Microsoft Certification and Training Resources<br />Resources<br />
  18. 18. Track Resources<br />Key Microsoft Sites<br />System Center on Microsoft.com: http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter<br />System Center on TechNet: http://technet.microsoft.com/systemcenter/<br />Virtualization on Microsoft.com: http://www.microsoft.com/virtualization<br />Community Resources<br />System Center Team Blog: http://blogs.technet.com/systemcenter<br />System Center Central: http://www.systemcentercentral.com<br />System Center Community: http://www.myITforum.com<br />System Center on TechNet Edge: http://edge.technet.com/systemcenter<br />System Center on Twitter: http://twitter.com/system_center<br />Virtualization Feed: http://www.virtualizationfeed.com<br />System Center Influencers Program: Content, connections, and resources for influencers in the System Center Community. For information, contact scnetsup@microsoft.com<br />
  19. 19. Required Slide<br />Complete an evaluation on CommNet and enter to win!<br />
  20. 20. Required Slide<br />© 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.<br />The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.<br />

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