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.Ins File Entries and Descriptions

You can use Internet Explorer Administration Kit 7 (IEAK 7) to configure an .ins file used for dial-up networking, Connection Manager, and Internet Explorer 7 settings. For broadband Internet connections, the .ins file can also contain TCP/IP and other connection-related settings. For more information, see Entries for Broadband Connections.

Important

The Internet sign-up option is not available for the Windows Vista operating system.

The following sections appear in .ins files used by IEAK 7:

Section

Description

[Batch]

Specify the types of installation media available for your custom package.

[Branding]

Specify information about the custom branding and setup information included in your browser package.

[BrowserToolbars]

Customize the appearance of the Internet Explorer toolbar.

[CabSigning]

Specify the information that is used to sign your programs.

[CDCustomFiles]

Specify whether you want to use a CD autorun program.

[ConnectionSettings]

Specify information about the dial-up networking connection settings that are used to install your custom Internet Explorer package. This creates a common configuration on all users' workstations.

[CustomBranding]

Specify the URL for your branding cabinet file.

[CustomWallpaper]

Specify the HTML and supporting files for your custom wallpaper.

[Device]

Specify the type of connection used for setup.

[Entry]

Specify whether the information in this .ins file overrides the name of the dial-up networking in your custom package.

[ExtRegInf]

Specify the names of your information (.inf) files and the installation mode for components.

[FavoritesEx]

Specify the path to your icon file for Favorites and whether Favorites are available offline. You can also specify the URL to each Favorite site.

[HideCustom]

Specify whether the globally unique identifier (GUID) is hidden. Each custom component has a GUID that is based on system information and other parameters, such as the time of day it is created.

[ICW_IEAK]

Specify the path to your custom bitmaps that appear in the Internet Connection Wizard.

[ISP_Security]

Specify the root certificate you are adding to your custom package.

[Media]

Specify the types of media your installation package is available in, such as CD.

[Phone]

Specify the telephone information that is used for your dial-up connection.

[Proxy]

Specify whether to use a proxy server and the host names for the proxy server.

[Script_File]

Specify the text of the script file that is associated with dial-up networking.

[Scripting]

Specify the names and paths of your dial-up networking script files.

[Security Imports]

Specify whether to import security information from your computer to your custom package.

[Server]

Specify information about your network server.

[SignupFiles]

Specify the name of the files that appear during sign-up, such as sign-up.htm.

[TCP/IP]

Specify the IP number of the DNS server to use. You can also specify whether to use a remote gateway, an IP address, and a server address.

[URL]

Specify whether to use an auto-configured proxy server and the URLs for the pages that appear when users connect to that server.

[User]

Specify the logon information required by your users.

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