Six videos have been recorded that demonstrate how to use the individual features of Deployment Solution for Dell Servers 3.1 SP1. If you're like me, you learn from seeing and doing, not reading a manual. These videos show how to most effectively install, configure and use the product, making the jump from novice to expert as quickly as possible.
Installation Video (9:19):
Begins with a clean system and shows how to perform a combined install (installing Deployment Solution, and the Dell add-on in one step). After installation and configuration, the jobs are explained, and the links to the Dell utilities are shown.
Dell Update Package Video (4:52):
Shows you how to select and download Dell Update packages with the Configuration Utility. The jobs that apply these updates are reviewed, and a BIOS update on a PowerEdge M600 is shown.
Dell Hardware Configuration Video (5:42):
Deployment Solution for Dell Servers 3.1 SP1 can configure Dell Hardware in standalone jobs, as well as in conjunction with an OS Deployment. This video will introduce you to these standalone jobs, as well as explain the principles behind the management of configuration files, and how to most easily clone settings from one machine to another, or define specific settings for each machine.
OS Deployment Video (2:41):
Deployment Solution for Dell Servers 3.1 SP1 uses OS Configurations to manage operating system source files, which can the be used by the Job Builder to generate custom OS deployment jobs. This video will show you how to quickly use the Configuration Utility, and Job Builder to create your jobs with the simple click of a button.
Rule-based RAID Video (6:54):
Configuring RAID controllers is made simple by using the Rule-based RAID functionality of the Job Builder. This video walks you through building a rule, and configuring a system. A must-see for anyone interested how their RAID arrays are set up.
Job Builder Video (4:05):
The job builder is one of the most powerful tools that Deployment Solution for Dell Servers 3.1 SP1 provides. It allows you to create jobs that do exactly what you want, without having to touch your keyboard (aka no coding).