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LocalAccount

LocalAccount specifies the details of a local account to be created during installation.

Child Elements

 

Description

Specifies a LocalAccount.

DisplayName

Specifies the display name for a LocalAccount.

Group

Specifies the name of existing local security group(s) to which a LocalAccount will be added.

Name

Specifies the user name for a LocalAccount.

Password

Specifies the password for a LocalAccount and whether the password is hidden in the unattended installation answer file.

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>
   <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>

See Also

Concepts

LocalAccounts

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