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Category Archives: SCVMM

System Center: SQL installation guide

I was always a bit upset because of missing SQL installation guide for System Center (and other products using SQL as a back—end). Usually a product manual says – install SQL as per SQL installation guide. I guess SQL should be install customly for a specific front-end though.


I finally found a white paper prepared by Paul Kelly from Infront describing the process in greater details:

Thank you, Paul!

SCVMM: Remove unattend.xml from \Panther folder when use MDT for image preparation


A note from MMS2013: When prepare an image using MDT it put unattend.xml file in c:\windows\Panther. SCVMM 2012 SP1 use a virtual floppu to inject its own unattend.xml. |Panther folder will always win!

So to get SCVMM working properly add an additional step to MDT Task Sequesnce (right after sysprep step) – Delete unattend.xml file from c:\windows\Panther