In the previous chapter, we discussed how to migrate user data. Now it is time to discuss what to do when things go wrong or do not deliver the expected results.
The Windows deployment process contains many moving targets—scripts, tools, utilities, and other stuff are brought together for a complete end-to-end deployment process. In a perfect world, all of these things would work perfectly and there would be no need to troubleshoot.
However, as you may already realize, perfection is hard to achieve and will probably never be achieved. This means that we will need to do some troubleshooting.
In this chapter, we'll discuss which logs we should look at if the deployment fails. We will give a summary of the logs you will be most concerned with when troubleshooting a failed OS deployment via Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013. We will show some common error codes and how to solve them.
We will also discuss frequent pitfalls and common mistakes and how to...