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Expand-WindowsCustomDataImage

Last Updated: 3/8/2017

SYNOPSIS

Expands a custom data image.

SYNTAX

Expand-WindowsCustomDataImage -ImagePath <String> -CustomDataImage <String> [-SingleInstance]
 [-LogPath <String>] [-ScratchDirectory <String>] [-LogLevel <LogLevel>] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Expand-WindowsCustomDataImage cmdlet expands a custom data image. Single instance files apply to the operating system partition that is contained in a custom data image in the recovery folder on the device.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Expand a custom data image

PS C:\> Expand-WindowsCustomDataImage -CustomDataImage "C:\oem.ppkg" -ImagePath "C:\" -SingleInstance

This command expands the custom data image C:\oem.ppkg to the specified image path. This command specifies the SingleInstance parameter.

PARAMETERS

-CustomDataImage

Specifies the custom data of a Windows image captured in a WIM container.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-ImagePath

Specifies the location of a WIM file.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-LogLevel

Specifies the maximum output level shown in the logs. The default log level is 3. The accepted values are as follows:

  • 1 = Errors only
  • 2 = Errors and warnings
  • 3 = Errors, warnings, and information
  • 4 = All of the information listed previously, plus debug output
Type: LogLevel
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: LL
Accepted values: Errors, Warnings, WarningsInfo

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-LogPath

Specifies the full path and file name to log to. If not set, the default is %WINDIR%\Logs\Dism\dism.log. In Windows PE, the default directory is the RAMDISK scratch space which can be as low as 32 MB. The log file will automatically be archived. The archived log file will be saved with .bak appended to the file name and a new log file will be generated. Each time the log file is archived the .bak file will be overwritten. When using a network share that is not joined to a domain, use the net use command together with domain credentials to set access permissions before you set the log path for the DISM log.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: LP

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-ScratchDirectory

Specifies a temporary directory that will be used when extracting files for use during servicing. The directory must exist locally. If not specified, the \Windows\%Temp% directory will be used, with a subdirectory name of a randomly generated hexadecimal value for each run of DISM. Items in the scratch directory are deleted after each operation. You should not use a network share location as a scratch directory to expand a package (.cab or .msu file) for installation. The directory used for extracting files for temporary usage during servicing should be a local directory.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-SingleInstance

Indicates that this cmdlet changes the custom data files applied on the operating system partition to file pointers backed up by the file payloads in the custom data image.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

INPUTS

System.String[], Microsoft.Dism.Commands.ImageObject, Microsoft.Dism.Commands.ImageObjectWithState

OUTPUTS

Microsoft.Dism.Commands.OfflineImageObject

NOTES

Expand-WindowsImage

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