Swimage Boot Media

1. Create Base Boot WIM

2.  Create WinPE Boot Media


Instructions:

1. Create Base Boot WIM

Log on to the Swimage Console as a member of the Swimage Admins group

Click on the “Global Settings” tab

Select “Boot Wim Creator”

Enter the Swimage Server URL in the Authentication Pop-up window

“Current user Credentials” can be used if the currently logged on credentials are a member of the Swimage Admins group.  Otherwise click “Alternate credentials” and enter details for a user in the Swimage Admins group.

Select which architecture to rebuild (32 or 64 bit)

Click “Create” to start the Boot WIM build process.  (Repeat for both 32 and 64 bit)

Click “Exit” when both Boot WIMs have been built

NOTE:  Boot WIMs are automatically created when Swimage is installed.  The Boot Wims will only need to be recreated after a new version of the Windows ADK is installed on the server.

NOTE:  Once the boot WIMs are created, all WinPE media will need to be recreated to include the new Boot WIM.

2.  Create WinPE Boot Media

Log on to the Swimage Console as a member of the Swimage Admins group

Click on the “Boot Media” tab

Select “WinPE Media”

To Rebuild an existing WinPE image:

Click on a WinPE Name

Click Build

To create a New WinPE image:

Click “New WinPE Image”

Name the Media – For Example: (ServerName-ProcessType-OSType) SwimLab1-Deploy-x64 or SwimLab2-Any-x86

Select the “Process Type”:

Deploy Custom Image – Used to create a bootable Swimage PE image that will only deploy or re-image computers

Any Process – Allows for the creation of OS WIMs, Deployments, and/or OS Rollbacks (If Available)

“Update the Zero-Touch WinPE” – If this checkbox is checked, Swimage will update the WinPE image used for ODM’s, SCCM, and Ivanti deployments.

NOTE:  Never select this checkbox when building an Any Process WinPE image.

Choose Interactivity level

Check Make image 64-bit

Click BUILD

AnyProcess

Choose Interactivity level

Check Make image 64-bit

Click BUILD

All other steps are not needed for basic functionality.  For more information see the Admin Guide

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