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KACE Systems Deployment Appliance 7.0 Common Documents - Administrator Guide

About the KACE Systems Deployment Appliance Getting started Using the Dashboard Configuring the KACE SDA Setting up user accounts and user authentication Configuring security settings Preparing for deployment Managing device inventory Using labels Creating a Windows or Linux Boot Environment Managing drivers Capturing images Capturing user states Creating scripted installations Creating a task sequence Automating deployments Performing manual deployments Managing custom deployments Imaging Mac devices About the Remote Site Appliance Importing and exporting appliance components Managing disk space Troubleshooting appliance issues Updating appliance software Glossary About us Legal notices

Create a single partition

Create a single partition

You can add the built-in Create Single Partition pre-installation task to create a single primary partition.

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On the left navigation pane, click Library to expand the section, then click Pre-installation Tasks to display the Pre-installation Tasks page.
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Select Create Single Partition to display the Pre-installation Task Detail page.
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Optional: In Name, change the name to identify the task.
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In Notes, add a note to identify the task.
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Click Save.

Format C drive as NTFS

Format C drive as NTFS

You can add the built-in Format C: as NTFS pre-installation task to format and set the C drive as an NTFS file system.

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On the left navigation pane, click Library to expand the section, then click Pre-installation Tasks to display the Pre-installation Tasks page.
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Select Format C: as NTFS to display the Pre-installation Task Detail page.
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Optional: In Name, change the name to identify the task.
4.
Click Save.

Create a UEFI partition

Create a UEFI partition

You can add the built-in Create UEFI Partitions pre-installation task, which uses a DiskPart script, to create a Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) hard drive partition on Windows 7 x64 SP1 or higher x64 UEFI-enabled devices.

The NTFS format does not work on UEFI-enabled devices. UEFI-enabled devices use the GUID Partition Table (GPT), which uses a global unique identifier for devices that is different from the commonly used Master Boot Record partitioning style in the BIOS.

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On the left navigation pane, click Library to expand the section, then click Pre-installation Tasks to display the Pre-installation Tasks page.
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Select Create UEFI Partitions from the list to display the Pre-installation Task Detail page.
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Optional: In Name, change the name to identify the task.
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In DISKPART Script, verify that the command-line options match the ones you want to use.
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Click Save.
Use the Apply UEFI Partition mid-level task to apply the partition.

Apply a UEFI partition

Apply a UEFI partition

You can apply the UEFI partition that you created as a pre-installation task.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Library to expand the section, then click Post-installation Tasks to display the Post-installation Tasks page.
2.
Click Apply UEFI Partitions to display the Post-installation Task Detail page.
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In Name, enter a logical name to identify the task.
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Select a Runtime Environment. See About runtime environments.
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In BAT Script, verify the script and make any necessary changes.
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Click Save.
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