unattended, a windows deployment system

The two basic principles of Windows system administration (lt. unattended homepage) 🙂 :

– For minor problems, reboot
– For major problems, reinstall

für die neuinstallation kann man unattended, eine art “open source ris” verwenden:

This is a system for fully automating the installation of Windows 2000 Professional and Server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003.

Features include:

– Automated install of operating system, hotfixes and applications.
– Full documentation and source code.
– Support for floppy, CD-ROM, and “nothing but net” installs.
– True unattended installation, not disk imaging.
– No Windows servers required; use your Unix servers instead.
– No Unix servers required; use your Windows servers after all.
– Completely free.