When you create a new driver package, provide a network share that's not in use by other driver packages. Use the procedure below to add device drivers to an existing operating system image using one of the following Driver task sequence steps: · Auto Apply Drivers · Apply Driver Package To add a device driver to an operating system image using task sequences 1. Move Moves the driver package to another folder in the Driver Packages node. Don't know why you have to remove the trailing backslash, it's working in our environment. I had to wait for it to complete and then make a correction of selecting the one package intended. The initial version is labelled v2. For more information about package access accounts, see.
Specify the UseBasicParsing parameter and try again. Also some drivers rely on others and the order of installation is apparently important. Looks like the script may need to be tweaked to check for those folders and continue with importing…? Dell provided driver packages come in a perfect pre-existing package. Create Prestage Content file Creates files that you can use to manually import content and its associated metadata. The next step adds drivers to the package.
FullName … + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ + CategoryInfo : InvalidOperation: Microsoft. You can create a driver package when importing drivers into the driver catalog directly in the Driver Packages node. Before you start adding drivers to Configuration Manager, you should spend a few minutes to decide where and how you wish to structure your drivers. Your folder should look something like this. Note Add only storage and network drivers to the boot images. Move Moves the device driver to another folder in the Drivers node.
Then Configuration Manager client computers can install the drivers as required. Maybe I'll change it in our environment, too. If this is the case would you recommend creating a custom package with the latest individual drivers. This is why I have added in the ability to create custom packages in the latest version, of course there is nothing to stop you simply replacing the old drivers within the package source and re-distributing. Kan man ikke få den til at automatisk vælge mellem et sæt af drivers? Download Only: Downloaded 76800 kB of 187460 kB 41%. As for duplicate drivers, personally I would just enable data dedupe on the distribution points to let it take care of any duplication issues but its a personal choice. This option hides other drivers that aren't typically needed for boot images, such as a video driver or modem driver.
Am i correct in believing the cab file files the vendors provide are not updated as frequently as the individual drivers. Will continue to dig through logs but if you have any insight let me know. Then add the subset of device drivers to the new package, and then distribute the new package to a distribution point. Specify the name of your new driver, and go to the next step. Hi Ronnie, by searching arround in the web I find your very good post.
Is there an easy way I can update our drivers or do I have to go through and remove and recreate all driver and driver packages? Important You can't import device drivers directly into a subfolder of the Drivers node. Are you using the Dell Command utility that hooks directly into ConfigMgr? Then edit the packages or boot images with which the selected driver is associated. I have an additional question about maintaining the versions of drivers. Open an elevated PowerShell 32-bit command prompt. Effected models are the Optiplex 9010, Optiplex 3020, and Optiplex 9020.
Select Yes to add the drivers to the boot image or No to go back and modify your driver selection. I use a network share for storing all the data but would the initial download increase performance if we were able to select a local drive or local folder and then relocate everything to the network? Hi Maurice, Excellent work on this script! For example, if you select an x64 and x86 boot image, all drivers must support both architectures. You must try to extract them and then use the. You can add to a driver package only device drivers that you've imported and that are enabled in the driver catalog. Download Only: Downloaded 175360 kB of 187460 kB 94%.
Review and change the properties of the driver. Thank you so much for the fast reply. Yeah, I know the hack to duplicate Drivers My Problem with the driver source share is, that you can only import the same driver once for diffrent models. Hi Dietmar, nice to hear, thanks. Important : The Configuration Manager 2012 System account must have Read and Write permissions to the specified driver package source folder. Click Add, and select Distribution Point Group. On the Add Driver to Packages page, click New Package… Specify the name of the Package Model name , and specify the path to the driver package path.