How To Create A Windows Server 2019 Installation Answer File Using Windows Systems Image Manager

Stop being a “click next admin” when installing Windows and Windows Server. Never pick a timezone again! Automate your deployments my creating an unnatend.xml file that can be used to make the Installation process more consistent, less tedious, and less error prone.

Using Windows Systems Image Manger we will specify the setting we want to apply to each computer we deploy, including time zone, local administrative credentials, domain joining information, first run scripts, and more.

The unnatend.xml can be used with Windows Deployment Services, embedding it in an install media, or by placing it on a USB drive.

Prerequisites include: Windows Systems Image Manger A Windows 2019 image imported with a catalog created.