As promised, I've uploaded a ZIP file to my downloads site which contains Acad2012DX.MSI and README_LICENSE.TXT. The MSI was compiled using Symantec Wise Package Studio and was tested on a Windows 7 client using System Center Configuration Manager 2007.
Background: For those that don't read my blog (you lucky person), or haven't read my book (oh, the pain!), there is a small but important issue with trying to push a prepared AutoCAD 2012 deployment installation using SCCM 2007. It requires that .NET Framework 4 be installed prior to running the unattended setup (e.g. setup.exe /W /I /Q AdminImage\deployment.ini), as well as pre-installing the DirectX library components.
The DXSETUP.exe installer won't usually install via SCCM 2007 with the /SILENT switch however. The workaround I've used is to package the DirectX components from the AutoCAD installation media (or network deployment share) and run the "DXSETUP.exe /SILENT" request internally using synchronous/ignore-exit-code. If you try to run the Deployment setup.exe through SCCM without having .NET Framework 4 and the DirectX libraries (only those from the AutoCAD media, it won't help to install the library from a Microsoft download), the advertisement will fail but returns a 0 exit code. That means it reports back as "successful" when nothing was actually installed.
So, it's easy enough to push .NET Framework 4 installations with SCCM 2007. That's not the annoying part. The DirectX libraries are what trip most people up.
All I ask is that you abide by the README_LICENSE.TXT file and assume the responsibility for testing this and not deploying it into a production environment without successful testing first. Please let me know how it works for you? Even though it is officially, and legally "unsupported" I would like to know if it works or not for you. Thanks!