My company uses a software called DeepFreeze from Faronics. We use this on computers that are essentially designed to be simple kiosk workstations.
I'm looking to find a way to deploy this software onto a freshly imaged computer for initial deployment. This installer does have a silent option. However, it requires the computer to be rebooted immediately after installation. Once the computer returns from the reboot, its in a "Frozen" state. I can configure my DeepFreeze installation to interact with some command line access, which would allow me send commands to reboot the machine back into it's "Thawed" mode. But I don't think a PDQDeploy package would wait for the reboot to occur in order for the next scripted step to work, would it?
Ideally, I would want the following procedure automated: install DeepFreeze, let the computer perform its mandatory reboot into "Frozen" mode. Next, send commands to tell the computer to reboot again into "Thawed" mode. And finally continue with a few more packages, which require DeepFreeze to be installed before continuing.
Has anyone found a way to deploy this software in this manner before? Or does anyone have any insight, perhaps?
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