Installing images of operating systems

Kaspersky Security Center allows you to deploy WIM images of desktop and server-based Windows® operating systems on devices within an organization's network.

The following methods can be used to retrieve an operating system image that would be deployable by using Kaspersky Security Center tools:

Two scenarios are supported for deployment of operating system images:

The Administration Server implicitly features a service image of Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE), which is always used both for capturing operating system images, and for their deployment. All drivers required for proper functioning of all target devices must be added to WinPE. Generally, chipset drivers required for the functioning of Ethernet networking interface must be added.

The following requirements must be met in order to implement scenarios of image deployment and capture:

When selecting the operating system image to be installed, the administrator must explicitly specify the CPU architecture of the target device: x86 or x86-64.

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