When creating a task sequence to deploy an operating system. It’s possible to ask for a computername when running the task sequence on a unknown computer, for instance a new computer.

Advertise (‘NO’ mandatory assignment) the task sequence to the collection: All Unknown Computers.
image image 
Click on thumbnails for larger image.

Right click on the collection: All Unknown Computers and select: Modify Collection Settings.

image

Go to tab: Collection Variables click on the new variable icon. Give the variable the name: OSDcomputerName and leave the value empty.

image

When booting the task sequence, on a new computer (or remove the computer first in sccm) the following screens will appear:

image image

When the following screen appears, double click on the variable and give the right computername for the new computer.

<

p align=”left”>image image
The task sequence will install the new computer with the new given computername.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: