Using a USB key for deployment

This section describes how to copy a ServerGuide Scripting Toolkit, Windows Edition deployment image to a USB key for deployment.

Before you begin

Before you can use a USB key for deployment, you must format it as described in Configuring USB keys for deployment.

About this task

Perform the following steps to perform a Toolkit deployment from a USB key.


  1. Create a deployment image. See "Chapter 3. Quick start deployment scenarios."
  2. Copy the contents from the resulting ...\sgdeply\WinPE_ScenarioOutput directory onto the USB key. Ensure that you have copied the following directories:
    • boot
    • efi
    • sgdeploy
    • sources
    • bootmgr
  3. Boot the target system from the USB key. The deployment will execute automatically.