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UserAccounts

UserAccounts specifies local accounts to be created, domain accounts to be added, and the administrator password.

Child Elements

 

AdministratorPassword

Specifies the administrator password for the computer and whether it is hidden in the unattended installation answer file.

DomainAccounts

Specifies the details of domain accounts to be added to local security groups on the computer during installation.

LocalAccounts

Specifies the details of local accounts to be created during installation.

Valid Passes

Parent Hierarchy

Applies To

For the list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to set UserAccounts.

<UserAccounts>
   <AdministratorPassword>
      <Value>cAB3AEEAZABtAGkAbgBpAHMAdAByAGEAdABvAHIAUABhAHMAcwB3AG8AcgBkAA==</Value>
      <PlainText>false</PlainText>
   </AdministratorPassword>
   <DomainAccounts>
      <DomainAccountList wcm:action="add">
         <DomainAccount wcm:action="add">
            <Name>account1</Name>
            <Group>Fabrikam\Group1</Group>
         </DomainAccount>
         <DomainAccount wcm:action="add">
            <Name>account2</Name>
            <Group>Fabrikam\Group2</Group>
         </DomainAccount wcm:action="add">
         <Domain>domain1</Domain>
      </DomainAccountList>
      <DomainAccountList wcm:action="add">
         <DomainAccount wcm:action="add">
            <Name>account3</Name>
            <Group>Fabrikam\Group2</Group>
         </DomainAccount wcm:action="add">
         <Domain>domain2</Domain>
     </DomainAccountList>
   </DomainAccounts>
   <LocalAccounts>
      <LocalAccount wcm:action="add">
         <Password>
            <Value>cAB3AFAAYQBzAHMAdwBvAHIAZAA</Value>
            <PlainText>false</PlainText>
         </Password>
         <Description>Test account</Description>
         <DisplayName>Admin/Power User Account</DisplayName>
         <Group>Administrators;Power Users</Group>
         <Name>Test1</Name>
      </LocalAccount>
      <LocalAccount wcm:action="add">
         <Password>
            <Value>cABhAHMAcwB3AG8AcgBkAFAAYQBzAHMAdwBvAHIAZAA=</Value>
            <PlainText>false</PlainText>
         </Password>
         <Description>For testing</Description>
         <DisplayName>Admin Account</DisplayName>
         <Group>Administrators</Group>
         <Name>Test2</Name>
      </LocalAccount>
   </LocalAccounts>
</UserAccounts>

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