LKBEN10871: configure individual excludes for ImageX


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 0 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

The capture process takes long, and the resulting wim file may be to big

Cause

not wanted files are beeing captured in a wim file

Solution

configure individual excludes for ImageX. 

create a config file named "wimscript.ini" and fill sections, eg:

[ExclusionList]
Ntfs.log
Hiberfil.sys
Pagefile.sys
"System Volume Information"
RECYCLER
Windows\CSC

[CompressionExclusionList]
*.mp3
*.zip
*.cab
\WINDOWS\inf\*.pnf


copy the file to same location as ImageX.

 

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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