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[Networking] (Sysprep)

Updated: March 28, 2003

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

[Networking]

The [Networking] section contains no entries. However, to configure network settings or protocols, you must include the [Networking] section name in your answer file.

In addition, to configure network settings, you must include one or more of the sections described in the following table.

Network Settings Sections

 

Section Description

[adapter_specific_protocol_section]

Contains an entry for specifying the network component.

[Identification]

Contains entries for specifying the network identification of a computer. If these entries are not present, Setup adds the computer to the default workgroup. If there is not enough information for this entry, Setup prompts the user to provide this information.

[MS_AppleTalk parameters]

The [MS_AppleTalk parameters] section contains entries for configuring AppleTalk.

[MS_ATMArps parameters]

Configures ATM parameters.

[MS_ATMLANE parameters]

Configures ATM parameters.

[MS_ATMUni parameters]

Configures ATM parameters.

[MS_L2TP parameters]

Contains parameters for the Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP).

[MS_MSClient parameters]

Contains client parameters for Client for Microsoft Networks.

[MS_NetMon parameters]

Configures Network Monitor.

[MS_NWClient parameters]

Contains parameters for Client Service for NetWare.

[MS_NWIPX parameters]

Contains parameters for the IPX protocol. The following parameters are network adapter–independent.

[MS_NwSapAgent parameters]

Configures SAP parameters.

[MS_PPTP parameters]

Contains parameters for the Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP).

[MS_Psched parameters]

Configures process scheduler parameters.

[MS_RAS parameters]

Contains parameters for the Routing and Remote Access service.

[MS_RasSrv parameters]

Contains parameters for the Routing and Remote Access service for remote access servers.

[MS_Server parameters]

Contains parameters for the File and Print Service.

[MS_TCPIP parameters]

Contains parameters for configuring the TCP/IP protocol.

[MS_WLBS parameters]

Contains parameters for configuring Network Load Balancing (formerly, Windows Load Balancing Service, or WLBS). Bind Network Load Balancing to multiple network adapters.

[NetAdapters]

Specifies the network adapters to install. You must list each adapter present in the computer as an entry = value pair.

[NetBindings]

Contains entries for disabling, enabling, and demoting binding rules for network components such as services, protocols, and adapters.

[NetClients]

Contains an entry for specifying the network clients to install.

[NetOptionalComponents]

Contains entries for installing optional network components. To process this section during unattended installation, the value of the NetOC entry must be set to On in the [Components] section of the answer file.

[NetProtocols]

Contains an entry for installing the network protocols.

[NetServices]

Contains entries for installing network services.

[params.adapter instance]

Contains entries for specifying an adapter’s instance on a computer.

[protocol parameters section]

Contains an entry for specifying network protocol parameters that are also specified in the [NetProtocols] section.

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