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KACE Systems Deployment Appliance 8.0 Common Documents - Administrator Guide

About the KACE Systems Deployment Appliance Getting started Using the Dashboard Configuring the appliance 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

Network settings

Network settings

The Network settings control the initial network-related settings. The recommended setup is to leave the Device Name field blank to generate a random name, and to join the computer to a Workgroup to enable scripted installation deployments to additional target devices. You can rename the computer and join the computer to the domain using a post-installation task.

Field

Description

Device Name

Enter a device name or leave the field blank to generate a name automatically.

Workgroup

Join the device to a workgroup.

Domain

Select the check box if the target device is a part of a domain.

Create a computer account in the domain

Select the check box to add a device account in the domain.

Domain Administrator

Enter the name of the domain administrator.

Password

The administrator password for the domain.

Windows Components setting

Windows Components setting

Selecting the Enable Automatic Updates check box enables the Windows update feature during installation.

Modify a scripted installation to change the source media

Modify a scripted installation to change the source media

You can change the installation source media containing the operating system.

Your scripted installation includes a reference to the source media, containing the ISO file of the OS that will be deployed to target machines during the installation. You can change a source media associated with a scripted installation. This can be useful, for example, when you want to start using a newer version of the same OS that includes some critical patches.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Deployments, then click Scripted Installations to display the Scripted Installations page.
3.
Click Source Media, and select the new source media that you want to associate with this scripted installation.
4.
Click Save.

Modify scripted installation configuration file

Modify scripted installation configuration file

You can modify the installation configuration file used to deploy the operating system.

1.
On the left navigation pane, click Deployments, then click Scripted Installations to display the Scripted Installations page.
3.
Next to Setup Configuration, click Show, and enter your changes.
4.
Click Save.
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