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Appendix G (Server Clusters: Remote Setup, Unattended Installations and Image-based Installations)

Updated: January 1, 2003

Applies To: Windows Server 2003 with SP1

ADS requires the user to enter these variables using the ADS snap-in. A user need to defined all the below variable for the device (system where the image will be deployed) before executing the XML sequence job template for cluster installation. You can also create a batch file to create these variables using the below listed command. Execute the batch file before running the sequence template.

List of Variables with their associated values:OEMDuplicatorstring= Fresh install of Windows 2003 server with server cluster configured 
ProductKey=xxxxx-yyyyy-xxxxx-yyyyy-xxxxx 
FullName="wolfpack" 
OrgName="Microsoft" 
DomainAdmin=<DOMAIN>\yyyyyy 
DomainAdminPassword=xxxxx 
DomainName=<DOMAIN>.com 
System_Admin_password=xxxxxx 
ConnectionName1="Private" 
Netcardaddress1=0x00306E121879 
DHCP1=No 
IPAddress1=10.11.25.14 
SubnetMask1=255.255.0.0 
WINS1=No 
ConnectionName2="Public" 
Netcardaddress2=0x00306E121878 
DefaultGateway2=172.24.11.1 
DHCP2=No 
IPAddress2=172.24.11.159 
SubnetMask2=255.255.255.0 
DNSServerSearchOrder2=172.24.10.2,172.24.0.2 
WINS2=Yes 
WINSServerList2=157.55.254.201,157.55.254.203 
CLUSTER_COMMAND_MOUNT= c:\windows\system32\mountvol /e 
CLUSTER_COMMAND=c:\windows\system32\cluster.exe /cluster:mnhp11 /create /node:mnhp11n3 /user:ct\wolfpack /pass:wolfpack /ipaddr:172.24.11.141 
AssignDriveLetters=%systemdrive%\scripts\AssisgnDriveLetters.bat 
FileShare=%systemdrive%\scripts\createfs.bat Batch File: 
This batch file uses Adsdevice command to create the variables. Syntax 
Adsdevice edit devicename setvar variablename valueforVariable 
[Variables.bat] 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar OEMDuplicatorstring "Fresh install of Windows 2003 server with server cluster configured" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar ProductKey "xxxxx-yyyyy-xxxxx-yyyyy-xxxxx 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar FullName "wolfpack" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar OrgName "Microsoft" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar DomainAdmin "y\xxxxx" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar DomainAdminPassword "xxxxx" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar DomainName "<DOMAIN>.com" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar System_Admin_password "xxxxxx" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar ConnectionName1 "Private" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar Netcardaddress1 "0x00306E121879" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar DHCP1 "No" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar IPAddress1 "10.11.26.11" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar SubnetMask1 "255.255.0.0" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar WINS1 "No" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar ConnectionName2 "Public" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar Netcardaddress2 "0x00306E121878" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar DefaultGateway2 "172.24.11.1" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar DHCP2 "No" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar IPAddress2 "172.24.11.205" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar SubnetMask2 "255.255.255.0" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar DNSServerSearchOrder2 "172.24.10.2,172.24.0.2" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar WINS2 "Yes" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar WINSServerList2 "157.55.254.201,157.55.254.203" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar CLUSTER_COMMAND_MOUNT "c:\windows\system32\mountvol /e" 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar CLUSTER_COMMAND "c:\windows\system32\cluster.exe /cluster:mnhp11 /create /node:mnhp11n3 /user:ct\wolfpack /pass:wolfpack /ipaddr:172.24.11.141" 
Rem ;see section 2.2.1 in this document for a sample text of AssignDriveLetters.bat file 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar AssignDriveLetters "%systemdrive%\scripts\AssisgnDriveLetters.bat" 
Rem ;see configuring cluster section and appendix B for createfs.vbs 
Adsdevice /edit mnhp11n3 /setvar FileShare "%systemdrive%\scripts\createfs.bat"
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