Deploy Linux OS via Configuration Manager

Deploy Linux OS via Configuration Manager

Q. How can I deploy a Linux OS to bare metal from Configuration Manager?

A. There is no built-in capability to deploy Linux to bare metal (it can be done to a VM using SCVMM and templates) nor are there any partner solutions that I am aware of. One solution is to leverage Task Sequences and call 3rd party Linux imaging tools to deploy a Linux image. Microsoft have a blog article that walks through this at however be advised this would not be "supported" by Microsoft. I found another article at which also leverages the same imaging tool (DD) to deploy Linux via SCCM. The solution works and if you have this requirement is certainly worth investigating. 

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