LocalAccount (microsoft-windows-shell-setup-useraccounts-localaccounts-localaccount)

LocalAccount specifies the details of a local account to be created during installation.

Child Elements

Setting Description
Description Specifies a LocalAccount.
DisplayName Specifies the display name for a LocalAccount.
Group Specifies the name of existing local security groups to which a LocalAccount will be added.
Name Specifies the user name for a LocalAccount.
Password Specifies the password for a LocalAccount and whether the password is hidden in the unattended installation answer file.

Valid Configuration Passes



Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup| UserAccounts | LocalAccounts | LocalAccount

Applies To

For a 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 UserAccounts.

      <LocalAccount wcm:action="add">
         <Description>Test account</Description>
         <DisplayName>Admin/Power User Account</DisplayName>
         <Group>Administrators;Power Users</Group>
      <LocalAccount wcm:action="add">
         <Description>For testing</Description>
         <DisplayName>Admin Account</DisplayName>