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PlainText

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

PlainText specifies whether the OfflineAdministratorPassword is hidden in the unattended installation answer file.

Note
You can only use this setting to hide the passwords for offline user accounts only. Domain account passwords are not hidden.

You cannot set this value directly. Select Hide sensitive data on the Tools menu to hide all passwords with a PlainText setting in your answer file.

Values

true

Specifies that the OfflineAdministratorPassword appears in plain text in the answer file. This is the default value.

false

Specifies that the OfflineAdministratorPassword is hidden in the answer file.

Note
This element appears above the Settings bar in the Properties pane of Windows System Manager. It always appears as true in the user interface (UI), even if you have selected Hide sensitive data.

Valid Configuration Passes

offlineServicing

Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | OfflineUserAccounts | OfflineAdministratorPassword | PlainText

Applies To

Windows 10 for desktop editions (Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education)

Windows Server 2016

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 the password for OfflineUserAccounts.

<OfflineUserAccounts>
   <OfflineAdministratorPassword>
      <Value>cAB3AEEAZABtAGkAbgBpAHMAdAByAGEAdABvAHIAUABhAHMAcwB3AG8AcgBkAA==</Value>
      <PlainText>false</PlainText>
   </OfflineAdministratorPassword>
</OfflineUserAccounts>

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