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Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Unleashed by Paul Bertucci, Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Ray Rankins

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Installing SQL Server Using a Configuration File

If you need to install SQL Server 2014 to multiple machines, you’ll likely want to do so without having to manually select the same options over and over. Running the installer using a configuration file provides this much-needed timesaving feature. With the SQL Server 2014 installer, you have the option of running the installer with a configuration file in a couple of ways: using the Installer Wizard with options prefilled by the configuration file or using a fully automated and unattended installation from the command line. If you use the GUI with the options prefilled by the configuration file, you have the opportunity to review and change options along the way as necessary.

The ConfigurationFile.ini ...

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