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KACE Systems Deployment Appliance 8.1 Common Documents - Administrator Guide

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Registration Data settings

Registration Data settings

The settings for the Registration Data vary depending on the operating system or the Source Media that was used.

Field

Description

Name

Identifies the user to which the license is assigned.

Organization

Identifies the company or organization.

Product Key

Enter the product activation key.

Volume or Multi-Activation Licensing

For Volume licenses, enter the MAK (Multiple Activation Key) or KMS (Key Mgt System) setup key.

Install image

Windows 10 only. Windows 10 ISO images include all Windows editions. Click this field and select the Windows Edition that you want to install.

Other supported Windows versions. Automatically detects the installation image using the product key.

Administrator Account settings

Administrator Account settings

Creates the local administrator account during the installation process and sets whether the device automatically logs in to the account after the device reboots. Post-installation tasks, such as renaming the device and installing software require the script to automatically log back in to the device with an administrator account.

Field

Description

Username

Enter the user name for the administrator account. This account is created during the installation process.

Password

Enter the password for the administrator account. Leave the field blank for no password. Automatically logs in the administrator account to the target device after booting.

Automatically log computer in to the Administrator account

Automatically logs in the administrator account to the target device after booting. Selecting this check box enables the post-installation task to run automatically for at least the first boot.

Disable automatic login after: device boots

Disables the automatic login of the administrator account after the specified number of boots.

General settings

General settings

Sets the language and device screen settings.

Field

Description

Time Zone

Select the devices’s time zone.

Regional and Language Option

Select the device default operating system language.

Screen colors

Select the devices’s screen colors. The recommended setting is Windows default, unless you know that all of the target devices require the same setting.

Screen area

Select the device’s screen area. The recommended setting is Windows default, unless you know that all of the target devices require the same setting.

Refresh Frequency

Select the devices’s screen refresh rate. The recommended setting is Windows default, unless you know that all of the target devices require the same setting.

Hide Wireless Setup

Select this option if you want to disable wireless setup for the device. This option should be selected in most cases, unless you already have a post-installation task that handles this setting.

Disable Consumer Features (Enterprise and Education Editions of Windows 10 only)

Windows 10 only. Select this option if you want to disable the installation of apps into Windows 10 tiles after the deployment.

Network settings

Network settings

The Network settings control the initial network-related settings. The recommended setup is to leave the Device Name field blank to generate a random name, and to join the computer to a Workgroup to enable scripted installation deployments to additional target devices. You can rename the computer and join the computer to the domain using a post-installation task.

Field

Description

Device Name

Enter a device name or leave the field blank to generate a name automatically.

Workgroup

Join the device to a workgroup.

Domain

Select the check box if the target device is a part of a domain.

Create a computer account in the domain

Select the check box to add a device account in the domain.

Domain Administrator

Enter the name of the domain administrator.

Password

The administrator password for the domain.

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