Updated: August 1, 2012
Applies To: Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
TimeoutPeriodInMinutes specifies the number of minutes that Windows will wait while attempting to join the computer to the domain before timing out.
Number of minutes
Specifies the number of minutes that Windows will wait before timing out when Windows tries to join a domain. Number of minutes must be between 5 and 60.
If no value is entered, or if an invalid value is entered, Windows will use 15 minutes as the default value.
Windows® 8 and Windows Server® 2012 only.
For the list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-UnattendedJoin.
The following XML output shows how to set the default timeout period to 5 minutes.