Remote Setup Information for SQL Server 2005

Updated: 5 December 2005

There are two ways to install Microsoft SQL Server from the command prompt, which are described in the following topics.

To install SQL Server 2005 to a remote computer, use a remote connection to run SQL Server 2005 Setup in user interface mode or from the command prompt.

Topic Description

Running Setup from the Command Prompt

Lists properties and options for installing SQL Server from the command prompt, including unattended and silent installations. Also provides sample scripts.

Specifying Setup Properties with an .ini File

Provides information on use of the template .ini file on the SQL Server DVD to install SQL Server 2005.

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