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Documentation and logs for UVM OS and application distribution methodologies
 

ImageX Tool for Windows

Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2005. All rights reserved.

 

 

IMAGEX [Flags] /Operation [Parameter List]

 

  Operation [ APPEND | APPLY   | CAPTURE | DELETE |

              DIR    | EXPORT  | INFO    | SPLIT  |

              MOUNT  | MOUNTRW | UNMOUNT ]

 

For help on a specific operation type:

  IMAGEX /Operation /?

 

Examples:

  IMAGEX /APPEND /?

  IMAGEX /APPLY /?

  IMAGEX /CAPTURE /?

  IMAGEX /DELETE /?

  IMAGEX /DIR /?

  IMAGEX /EXPORT /?

  IMAGEX /INFO /?

  IMAGEX /SPLIT /?

  IMAGEX /MOUNT /?

  IMAGEX /MOUNTRW /?

  IMAGEX /UNMOUNT /?

 

IMAGEX [FLAGS] /APPEND image_path image_file "image_name" ["description"]

 

Appends a volume image to an existing image (WIM) file

 

  image_path - The path of the volume image to be captured.

  image_file - The path of the existing WIM file.

  image_name - The unique name for the image being appended to the WIM file.

  description - The text that provides additional reference information.

 

Accepted FLAGS:

 

  /BOOT

  Marks a volume image as bootable. Available for Windows PE images only.

 

  /CHECK

  Enables WIM integrity checking. If not provided, existing checks are removed.

 

  /CONFIG configuration_file.ini

  Enables use of a configuration file for exclusion and compression options.

 

  configuration_file.ini - The path to the configuration file.

 

  /SCROLL

  Scrolls output for redirection.

 

  /VERIFY

  Enables file resource verification.

 

Example:

  imagex /append d: d:\imaging\data.wim "Drive D"

 

IMAGEX [FLAGS] /APPLY image_file image_number | image_name image_path

 

Applies a volume image to a specified path.

 

  image_file - The path of the WIM file containing the volume image.

  image_number - The number that identifies the image within the WIM file.

  image_name - The name that identifies the image within the WIM file.

  image_path - The path where the image will be applied.

 

Accepted FLAGS:

 

  /CHECK

  Verifies integrity data in WIM file before application.

 

  /REF splitwim2.swm

  Enables the reference of split WIM (SWM) files.

 

  splitwim2.swm - Path to additional split file(s). Wild cards are accepted.

 

  /SCROLL

  Scrolls output for redirection.

 

  /VERIFY

  Enables file resource verification.

 

Example:

  imagex /apply d:\imaging\data.wim 1 d:\New_Path

 

IMAGEX [FLAGS] /CAPTURE image_path image_file "image_name" ["description"]

 

Captures a volume image from a drive to a new WIM file.

 

  image_path - The path to the volume image to be captured.

  image_file - The path of the new WIM file.

  image_name - The unique name for the image being captured.

  description - The text that provides additional reference information.

 

Accepted FLAGS:

 

  /BOOT

  Marks a volume image as bootable. Available for Windows PE images only.

 

  /CHECK

  Enables WIM integrity checking. Flag must be supplied during updates.

 

  /COMPRESS [maximum | fast | none]

  Specifies the type of compression used for the initial capture operation.

 

  /CONFIG configuration_file.ini

  Enables use of a configuration file for exclusion and compression options.

 

  configuration_file.ini - The path to the configuration file.

 

  /NORPFIX

  Disables reparse point tag fixup. If not provided, reparse points that

  resolve to paths outside of image_path will not be captured

 

  /SCROLL

  Scrolls output for redirection.

 

  /VERIFY

  Enables file resource verification.

 

Example:

  imagex /capture d: d:\imaging\data.wim "Drive D"