Installing Windows Deployment Services (WDS)
Configure WDS Server
Specify path for hosting WDS images (e.g D:\RemoteInstallWDS)
Start WDS service manually after adding images.
Adding Install Image to WDS Server
Give an image group name
Locate Install.wim from installation media
Select the images you wish to deploy to WDS
Adding Boot Image to WDS Server
Locate boot.wim from installation media
Give image name and description
Start Windows Deployment Services (services.msc)
Scenario 1 ( WDS on DHCP server)
Check “Do not listen on DHCP ports”
Check “Configure DHCP options to indicate that this is also a PXE server”
Requires on Server Options 060 PXEClient only.
Scenario 2 ( WDS and DHCP on separate servers)
DHCP server Option 60 is not required
Add PXE server IP address to the list of IP addresses that get the dhcp broadcasts. In Cisco context, add the address of the PXE server to “ip-helper” addresses on routers or layer 3 device.
Requires 066 Boot ServerHost Name
Requires 067 Bootfile Name