Whats new in Longhorn Windows Desployment Services

WDS replaces RIS and adds the following:

Windows Deployment Services for Windows Server “Longhorn” Beta 1 includes several modifications to RIS features. These modifications support the deployment of Microsoft Windows Code Name “Longhorn” and Windows Server “Longhorn” operating systems. These changes include the following:

·      Native support for the Windows PE as a boot operating system.

·      Native support for the Windows Imaging (WIM) format.

·      An extensible and higher-performing PXE server component.

·      A new boot menu format for selecting boot operating systems.

·      A new graphical user interface you can use to select and deploy images.

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Steve Richards

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