Deploying Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition x64 over a network

This example explains how to create a network deployment of Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition x64.

About this task

If the target system contains a RAID controller, RAID will be configured as part of the installation.


  1. At a command prompt, the change directory to \sgshare\sgdeploy\SGTKWinPE.
  2. Verify the credentials used to access the shared Toolkit folder used in Win2008_x64_SE.ini.
  3. Create the Windows installation image by running SGTKWinPE.cmd, using the Win2008_x64_SE.ini file provided by the Toolkit as shown:
    SGTKWinPE.cmd ScenarioINIs\Network\Win2008_x64_SE.ini
    The ISO image is created in ..\WinPE_ScenarioOutput\Network_Win2008_x64_SE\WinPE_x64.iso, and your media creation software is started to create bootable media from the image.
  4. Boot the target system from the created media, and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the deployment.