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[MS_NWIPX parameters] (Sysprep)

Updated: March 28, 2003

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

[MS_NWIPX parameters]

The [MS_NWIPX parameters] section contains entries for the Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) protocol. The following entries are network adapter–independent.

This section can be used only with the [Networking] section.

The IPX protocol is valid on 32-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 but not on 64-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

Answer File Entries for the [ MS_NWIPX parameters ] Section

 

Entry Description

DedicatedRouter

Specifies whether to install the computer as a dedicated router and indicates that the computer does not run other network services.

EnableWANRouter

Specifies whether to enable the Routing Information Protocol (RIP) router.

NetworkNumber

Specifies the network number.

PktType

Specifies the packet type/form to use for the IPX protocol.

VirtualNetworkNumber

Specifies the internal network number for configuring the IPX protocol.

DedicatedRouter

Specifies whether to install the computer as a dedicated router and indicates that the computer does not run other network services.

Syntax

                DedicatedRouter = Yes | No

 

Value Description

Yes

The computer is a dedicated router.

No

The computer might be running other network services, in addition to serving as a router.

Example
[Networking]
[MS_NWIPX parameters]
DedicatedRouter = Yes
Comments

The default value is No.

The IPX protocol is available on 32-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 but not on 64-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

EnableWANRouter

Specifies whether to enable the Routing Information Protocol (RIP) router.

Syntax

                EnableWANRouter = Yes | No

 

Value Description

Yes

Enables the RIP router.

No

Does not enable the RIP router.

Example
[Networking]
[MS_NWIPX parameters]
EnableWANRouter = No
Comments

The default value is Yes.

The IPX protocol is available on 32-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 but not on 64-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

NetworkNumber

Specifies the network number.

Syntax

                NetworkNumber = 
                hexadecimal_number
              

 

Value Description

hexadecimal_number

Network number.

Example
[Networking]
[MS_NWIPX parameters]
NetworkNumber = 0x1234
Comments

The default value is 0.

This parameter is network adapter–specific. Therefore, you must use it only in a section that contains IPX configuration settings and the SpecificTo entry. For more information, see the SpecificTo entry in the section " [adapter_specific_protocol_section].

The IPX protocol is available on 32-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 but not on 64-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

PktType

Specifies the packet type/form to use for the IPX protocol.

Syntax

                PktType = 0 | 1 | 2 | 3 | FF

 

Value Description

0

Packet type: Ethernet_II

Adapter type: Ethernet

1

Packet type: Ethernet_802.3

Adapter type: Ethernet

2

Packet type: 802.2

Adapter type: Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI

3

Packet type: SNAP

Adapter type: Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI

FF

Packet type: Auto-detect

Adapter type: Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI

Example
[Networking]
[MS_NWIPX parameters]
PktType = 0
Comments

The default value is FF.

This parameter is network adapter–specific. Therefore, you must use it only in an IPX section containing parameters where you specify the SpecificTo entry. For more information, see the SpecificTo entry in the section " [adapter_specific_protocol_section].

The IPX protocol is available on 32-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 but not on 64-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

VirtualNetworkNumber

Specifies the internal network number for configuring the IPX protocol.

Syntax

                VirtualNetworkNumber = 
                hexadecimal_number
              

 

Value Description

hexadecimal_number

Virtual network number.

Example
[Networking]
[MS_NWIPX parameters]
VirtualNetworkNumber = 0
Comments

The default value is 0.

The IPX protocol is available on 32-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 but not on 64-bit versions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.

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