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Kimmax118273yLol use some imaging tool with bundle integration
Kimmax118273y@Tokimimo sure. There is software that adds a so called pxe boot server to your network. Almost every network card is capable of booting from that. So what you basically have is an image, mainly windows pre-installed with drivers and some kind of agent the software comes with.
Lets say you get a new employee who needs a pc. You would get a pc and set its hostname in the bios. The next reboot its starts from the nic and contacts the pxe server. That server checks what image the pc should get and automatically copies it onto the hdd.
After that the pc adds itself to the control panel of the software used.
From there you create software bundles, basically autonomous installers, which you can assign to specific pc's or pc groups when needed. The agent would then install it for you. All without leaving your desk <3
An example would be Zenworks, but thats kinda expensive. Pretty sure there are cheaper, maybe opensource solutions out there.
tnnn4033y@Tokimimo During my sysadmin days, I've used clonezilla & drbl (free and open source) to quickly reimagine multiple machines through network. Despite the fact that those days are long gone, it appears that both are still in active devvelopement :)
Dacexi128413yEver heard of ninite? it's actually pretty good.