SCCM 2012: OSD Computername from SMS database not being used


Today I investigated a issue related to Operating System Deployment in ConfigMgr 2012. During the Deployment of Windows 7 the computer didn’t receive the computer name from the SMS database. Every deployment was ending with a computer name which sounds like: ‘MININT-XXXXX’. We are using Task Sequence Media to receive the Task Sequence. After investigating the log files I could only found this related settings:


After searching through all the steps in the TS I couldn’t find a solution. I searched through the Microsoft forums and found this topic: The BUG and workaround suggested was in my case also the solution. Use during creation of the Task Sequence media for ‘Site-based media’ instead of ‘Dynamic Media’. See below the screenshot:
I have not tested this BUG in the Beta of SP1. I will update this topic as soon as the results are known.
UPDATE: This bug has been fixed after installing ConfigMgr 2012 CU2


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