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I need to setup a detailed unattend.txt file for aiding my network based unattended install of windows 2003 on our enterprise servers.

My issue is that I can't find an online resource (or other) that contains all of the unattend.txt options AND their values

I downloaded the ACIUI_5.doc whis shows a lot of settings (maybe not all of them?) but no values are listed.

Thanks in advance
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;[Unattended]
;Method = Express|Custom
;NtUpgrade = Yes|No
;Win31Upgade = Yes|No
;TargetPath = *|<Path Name>|Manual
;OverwriteOemFilesOnUpgrade = Yes|No
;ConfirmHardware = Yes|No
;OEMPreinstall = Yes|No
;NoWaitAfterTextMode =  (0 = stop, 1 = Reboot)
;NoWaitAfterGuiMode = (0 = stop, 1 = Reboot)
;FileSystem = ConvertNTFS|LeaveAlone
;ExtendOemPartition = (0 = no, 1 = Yes)
                        

; Descriptions are from the COMPUTER Section of TXTSETUP.SIF
; ======================================================
; ComputerType = "AST Manhattan SMP","RETAIL"
; ComputerType = "Compaq SystemPro Multiprocessor or 100%
;    Compatible","RETAIL"
; ComputerType = "Corollary C-bus Architecture","RETAIL"
; ComputerType = "Corollary C-bus Micro Channel Architecture","RETAIL"
; ComputerType = "IBM PS/2 or other Micro Channel-based PC","RETAIL"
; ComputerType = "MPS Uniprocessor PC","RETAIL"
; ComputerType = "MPS Multiprocessor PC","RETAIL"
; ComputerType = "MPS Multiprocessor Micro Channel PC","RETAIL"
; ComputerType = "NCR System 3000 Model 3360/3450/3550","RETAIL"
; ComputerType = "Olivetti LSX5030/40","RETAIL"
; ComputerType = "Standard PC","RETAIL"
; ComputerType = "Standard PC with C-Step i486","RETAIL"
; ComputerType = "Wyse Series 7000i Model 740MP/760MP","RETAIL"

;KeyBoardLayout = <Layout description>
;  Example;
;  KeyBoardLayout = "US-International"

;[GuiUnattended]========================================

;[GuiUnattended]
;OemSkipWelcome = (0 = no, 1 = Yes)
;OemBlankadminPassword = (0 = no, 1 = Yes)
;TimeZone = <Time Zone>
; The following are strings for AdvServerType
; AdvServerType = LANMANNT
; AdvServerType = LANSECNT
; AdvServerType = SERVERNT

; Definition of Server Type
; LANMANNT=PDC
; LANSECNT=BDC
; SERVERNT=Standalone

;[UserData]============================================

;[UserData]
;FullName = <user name>
;OrgName = <company name>
;ComputerName = <computer name>
;ProductID = <product ID> (CD-key)
;
; Note if PID is for an OEM version of NT the algorithm for the
; PID is the following xxxyy-OEM-0000016-zzzzz
;
; x = Julian calendar date for the day
; y = The current year (last two digits)
; z = Any numerics combination you want
;
;
;[LicenseFilePrintData]=================================

;[LicenseFilePrintData]
; AutoMode = PerServer or PerSeat
; AutoUser = xxxx or PerServer


;[NetWork]==============================================

;[NetWork]
;Attend = Yes|No
; This value should not be specified for a complete unattended install
;
;JoinWorkGroup = <workgroup name>
;JoinDomain = <Domain name>
;CreateComputerAccount = <user_name, password>
;InstallDC = <domain name>
;InstallAdapters = <Install adapters section>
;
; If not AUTODETECTED do not use
; this option
;
;DetectAdapters = <detect adapters section>|""
;
;InstallProtocols = <Protocol(s) list section>
;InstallServices = <Sevices list section>
;InstallInternetServer <internet information server parameters>
;DoNotInstallInternetServer = Yes|No
;[detect adapters section]
;
; Only used if the adapter
; AUTODETECTED by setup.
;
;DetectCount = <Number of detection attempts (I believe the max is 4)>
;LimitTo = <netcard inf option>
;Example;
; LimitTo = DECETHERWORKSTURBO

;[Install adapters section]
; Examples;
;   DECETHERWORKSTURBO = DECETHERWORKSTURBOParams
;   EE16 = EE16Params

;[DECETHERWORKSTURBOParams]
;InterruptNumber = 5
;IOBaseAddress = 768               ;Note!! all numbers in these sections
;MemoryMappedBaseAddress = 851968  ;are converted from hex to decimal
;!AutoNetInterfaceType = 1         ;(768 = 300h). You can get these values
;!AutoNetBusNumber = 0             ; from the registry of a computer with
                                   ;the adapter installed.

;[EE16Params]
;!AutoNetInterfaceType = 1
;Transceiver = 3
;!AutoNetBusNumber = 0
;IoChannelReady = 2
;IoBaseAddress = 784
;InterruptNumber = 10

;[Protocol(s) list section]
; OEM File listing for protocols
;
; TCPIP - OEMNXPTC.INF
; NETBEUI - OEMNXPNB.INF
; IPX - OEMNSVNW.INF
; DLC - OEMNXPDL.INF
; Point to Point Protocol - OEMNXPPP.INF
; STREAMS - OEMNXPST.INF
; Apple Talk - OEMNXPSM.INF
;

; TC = TCPIPParams
; NBF = NetBeuiParams
; NWLNKIPX = NWLINKIPXParams
; DLC = DLCParams
; RASPPTP = RASPPTPParams
; STREAMS = STREAMSParams
; ATALK = ATALKParams

;[TCPIPParams]
; DHCP = yes|no
; IPAddress = www.xxx.yyy.zzz
; Subnet = www.xxx.yyy.zzz
; Gateway = www.xxx.yyy.zzz
; DNSServer = www.xxx.yyy.zzz, www.xxx.yyy.zzz, www.xxx.yyy.zzz
; WINSPrimary = www.xxx.yyy.zzz
; WINSSecondary = www.xxx.yyy.zzz
; DNSName = <DNS name server>
; ScopeID = This_is_the_scope_id

;[NetBeuiParams]
; No parameters needed

;[NWLINKIPXParams]
; No parameters needed

;[DLCParams]
; No parameters needed


;[RASPPTPParams]
; No parameters needed

;[STREAMSParams]
; No parameters needed

;[ATALKParams]
; Need to figure out how to set the default zone and adapter. From
; testing this does work once finished. Reason is for printing. Many
; high end publishing companies used Apple printers on their networks
; and would need this protocol to print.

;[Sevices list section]
; NWWKSTA = InstallCSNW
; SNMP = InstallSNMP
; RAS = InstallRemoteAccess
; NETMON = InstallNetMon
; STCPIP = InstallSimpleTCP
; TCPPRINT = InstallTCPPrint
; INETSTP = InstallInternetServer
; SAP = InstallSAP

;[InstallCSNW]
; !DefaultLocation = <server location (usaully preferred server)>
; !DefaultScriptOption = 0|1|3
;   0 = No scripts will be run
;   1 = Netware 3.X level scripts
;   3 = Either Netware 3.X or 4.X level scripts can be run

;[InstallSNMP]
; Accept_CommunityName = Name1, Name2, Name3 (Max is 3)
; Send_Authentication = yes | no
; AnyHost = yes | no
; Limit_Host = host1, host2, host3 (Max is 3)
; Community_name = <Community name>
; Traps = IPaddress | IPXaddress (max of 3 IP or IPX addresses)
; Contact_Name = <user name>
; Location = <computer location>
; Service = Physical, Applications, Datalink, Internet, EndToEnd

;[Modem]================================================

;[Modem]
;InstallModem = <Modem parameter section>
; Example;
;   InstallModem = MyModem
;
;[ModemParameterSection]
;<Com Port Number> = <Modem description>
; Example;
;   Com2 = "Hayes V-Series Ultra Smartmodem 9600"
;
;
;[InstallRemoteAccess]
;
; PortSections = <port section name>
; DialoutProtocols = TCP/IP|IPX|NetBEUI|All
; DialInProtocols = TCP/IP|IPX|NetBEUI|All
; NetBEUIClientAccess = Network|ThisComputer
; TCPIPClientAccess = Network|ThisComputer
; IPXClientAccess = Network|ThisComputer
; UseDHCP = Yes|No
; StaticAddressBegin = <IP address>  (used only if UseDHCP = No)
; StaticAddressEnd = <IP address>   (used only if UseDHCP = No)
; ExcludeAddress = <IP address1 - IP address2>
;    The above is used to exclude a range of addresses when a range has
;    been assigned manually.  Requires that StaticAddressBegin and
;    StaticAddressEnd are specified already.
;
; ClientCanRequestIPAddress = Yes|No
; AutomaticNetworkNumbers = Yes|No
; NetworkNumberFrom <IPX Net Number>
; AssignSameNetworkNumber = Yes|No
; ClientsCanRequestIpxNodeNumber = Yes|No

; [port section name]
; PortName = COM1|COM2|COM3-COM25
; DeviceType = modem  (presently only value available)
; DeviceName = "Hayes V-Series Ultra Smartmodem 9600"
; PortUsage = DialOut|DialIn|DialInOut

;[InstallNetMon]

;[InstallSimpleTCP]

;[InstallTCPPrint]

;[<internet information server parameters>]
;
; (0 = do not install, 1 = install)
; InstallINETSTP = 0|1
; InstallFTP = 0|1
; InstallWWW = 0|1
; InstallGopher = 0|1
; InstallADMIN = 0|1
; InstallMosaic = 0|1
; InstallGateway = 0|1
; InstallDNS = 0|1
; InstallHELP = 0|1
; InstallSMALLPROX = 0|1
; InstallCLIENTADMIN = 0|1
; WWWRoot = <www root directory i.e.  C:\INETSRV\WWW>
; FTPRoot = <FTP root directory i.e.  C:\ftp>
; GopherRoot = <gopher root directory i.e  C:\INETSRV\GOPHER>
; InstallDir = <Internet services install directory>
; EmailName = <E-mail Name i.e. john@org.com>
; UseGateway = 1
; GatewayList = \\gateway1 \\gateway2 \\gateway3
; DisableSvcLoc = 1
; GuestAccountName <name>
; GuestAccountPassword <password string>

;[InstallSAP]

;[DisplayDrivers]=======================================

; [DisplayDrivers]
; <Display driver description> = Retail|Oem

;[Display]==============================================

;[Display]
;
; For this to fully automate, the ConfigureAtLogon can not be used at all.
;
; ConfigureAtLogon = (0 = during setup, 1 = at first logon)
;
;BitsPerPel = <Valid bits per pixel>
;XResolution = <Valid X resolution>
;YResolution = <Valid Y resolution>
;VRefresh = <Valid refresh rate>
;Flags = <Valid flags>
;AutoConfirm = (0 = do not use specified settings, 1 = use pre-defined
;settings)
;InstallDriver (0 = No, 1 = Yes)
;InfFile = <inf file name 1>,<inf file name 2>,.......
;InfOption = <inf option 1>,<inf option 2>,.........
; Example:
;   InstallDriver = 1
;   InfFile = S3.inf, Matrox.inf
;   InfOption = s3 765, Millennium 3D

;[KeyBoardDrivers]======================================

;[KeyBoardDrivers]
;"XT, AT, or Enhanced Keyboard (83-104 keys)" = "RETAIL"

; Descriptions are from the KEYBOARD Section of TXTSETUP.SIF
; ======================================================
; "XT, AT, or Enhanced Keyboard (83-104 keys)" = "RETAIL"

;[PointingDeviceDrivers]================================

;[PointingDeviceDrivers]

; Descriptions are from the MOUSE Section of TXTSETUP.SIF
; ======================================================
; "Microsoft Mouse Port Mouse (includes BallPoint)" = "RETAIL"
; "Logitech Mouse Port Mouse" = "RETAIL"
; "Microsoft InPort Bus Mouse" = "RETAIL"
; "Microsoft Serial Mouse" = "RETAIL"
; "Microsoft BallPoint Serial Mouse" = "RETAIL"
; "Logitech Serial Mouse" = "RETAIL"
; "Microsoft (Green Buttons) or Logitech Bus Mouse" = "RETAIL"
; "No Mouse or Other Pointing Device" = "RETAIL"
; "Microsoft Mouse Port Mouse (includes BallPoint)" = "RETAIL"

;[MassStorageDrivers]===================================

;[MassStorageDrivers]

; Descriptions are from the SCSI Section of TXTSETUP.SIF
; ======================================================
; "Adaptec AHA-151X/AHA-152X or AIC-6260/AIC-6360 SCSI Host Adapter" =
; "RETAIL"
; "Adaptec AHA-154X/AHA-164X SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "Adaptec AHA-174X EISA SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "Adaptec AHA-274X/AHA-284X/AIC-777X SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "Adaptec AHA-294X/AHA-394X or AIC-78XX PCI SCSI Controller" = "RETAIL"
; "Adaptec AHA-2920 or Future Domain 16XX/PCI/SCSI2Go SCSI Host Adapter" =
; "RETAIL"
; "AMD PCI SCSI Controller/Ethernet Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "AMIscsi SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "BusLogic SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "BusLogic FlashPoint" = "RETAIL"
; "Compaq 32-Bit Fast-Wide SCSI-2/E" = "RETAIL"
; "Compaq Drive Array" = "RETAIL"
; "Dell Drive Array" = "RETAIL"
; "DPT SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "Future Domain TMC-7000EX EISA SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "Future Domain 8XX SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "IBM MCA SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "IDE CD-ROM (ATAPI 1.2)/Dual-channel PCI IDE Controller" = "RETAIL"
; "Mitsumi CD-ROM Controller" = "RETAIL"
; "Mylex DAC960/Digital SWXCR-Ex Raid Controller" = "RETAIL"
; "NCR 53C9X SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "NCR C700 SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "NCR 53C710 SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "Symbios Logic C810 PCI SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "Olivetti ESC-1/ESC-2 SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "QLogic PCI SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "MKEPanasonic CD-ROM Controller" = "RETAIL"
; "Sony Proprietary CD-ROM Controller" = "RETAIL"
; "UltraStor 14F/14FB/34F/34FA/34FB SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"
; "UltraStor 24F/24FA SCSI Host Adapter" = "RETAIL"

;[DetectedMassStorage]==================================

;[DetectedMassStorage]

;[OEMAds]===============================================

;[OEMAds]
;Banner = <text string> (must be enclosed in quotes and have the string
;'Windows NT')
; Example;
;  Banner = "My own Windows NT setup"
;Logo = <file name>
;Background = <file name>

;[OEMBootFiles]=========================================

;[OEMBootFiles]
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by:bbcac
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Thanks... Is the every option that you can configure?


why don't I see this section as in the AUICI_05.doc file
[Data]
AutoPartition =      
MsDosInitiated =      
UnattededInstall =      
UseBIOSToBoot =      
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by:bbcac
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I might better tell you exactly what I am trying to accomplish

We have setup the network based uninstall to run from the share after being booted off a network boot disk. The problem is that the disk is not recognizable as NTFS. I want to specify in the unattend.txt file to convert the partition to NTFS.

is there anyway to do this?
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