SCCM 2012 R2 and MDT 2013

Hi All,

today i started testing the SCCM 2012 R2 and MDT 2013 integration and for my surprise, the Task Sequence i created (and modified) was failing with the following error:

Set command line: “OSDApplyOS.exe” /image:PS100007,1 “/config:PS10000B,unattend.xml” /target:%OSDisk%

The /target parameter specifies an invalid target location.

Failed to run the action: Apply Operating System Image.

The parameter is incorrect. (Error: 80070057; Source: Windows)

at the 1st, i though that was something wrong with my image and just to be sure, did a DP update but it was not…

looking at the internet I found Johan similar issue on MDT 2012 RC ( and because this, I went back to my TS and started validating the format steps…

for my surprise, the MDT format step for UFDI (Format and Partition Disk (UEFI)) that i copied from the MDT TS itself had the OSDisk (Primary) a variable called OSDTemporaryDrive instead of OSDisk.

i changed it to OSDisk and the OS deployment (Apply OS image step) started working like a charm…

i don’t expect too many people to get this issue, but if you’re testing the MDT integration with Windows 8.1 on a Hyper-V VM Generation 2, better to look at this.

hope this helps


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