Creates and configures a new multicast transmission for an image.

Syntax

WDSUTIL [Options] /New-MulticastTransmission /Image:<Image name>
     [/Server:<Server name>]
     /FriendlyName:<Friendly name>
     [/Description:<Description>]
     /ImageType:Install
     [/ImageGroup:<Image group>]
     [/Filename:<File name>]
     /TransmissionType: {AutoCast | ScheduledCast}
         [/Time:<YYYY/MM/DD:hh:mm>]
         [/Clients:<Number of clients>]

Parameters

Parameter Description

/Image:<Image name>

The name of the image to be multicasted.

[/Server:<Server name>]

Specifies the name of the server. This can be either the NetBIOS name or the fully qualified domain name (FQDN). If no server name is specified, the local server will be used.

/FriendlyName:<Friendly name>

Specifies the friendly name of the transmission.

[/Description:<Description>]

Specifies the description of the transmission.

/ImageType:Install

Specifies the type of image to be multicasted. Note that this parameter must be set to Install.

[/ImageGroup:<Image group name>]

Specifies the image group that contains the image to be multicasted. If no image group name is specified and only one image group exists on the server, that image group will be used. If more than one image group exists on the server, you must use this option to specify the image group name.

[/Filename:<File name>]

If the source image cannot be uniquely identified by name, you must use this option to specify the file name.

/TransmissionType:{AutoCast | ScheduledCast}

Specifies the settings for the transmission, as described in the following table.

Parameter Description

[/Time:<YYYY/MM/DD:hh:mm>]

Sets the time when the transmission should start. This option applies only to Scheduled-Cast transmissions.

[/Clients:<Number of clients>]

Sets the minimum number of clients to wait for before the transmission will start. This option applies only to Scheduled-Cast transmissions.

Examples

To create an Auto-Cast transmission, type:

WDSUTIL /New-MulticastTransmission /FriendlyName:"WDS AutoCast Transmission" /Image:"Vista with Office" /ImageType:Install /TransmissionType:AutoCast

To create a Scheduled-Cast transmission, type:

WDSUTIL /New-MulticastTransmission /FriendlyName:"WDS SchedCast Transmission" /Server:MyWDSServer /Image:"Vista with Office" /ImageType:Install 
/TransmissionType:ScheduledCast /Time:"2006/11/20:17:00" /Clients:100

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