Windows Configuration Designer command-line interface (reference)
- Windows 10
- Windows 10 Mobile
You can use the Windows Configuration Designer command-line interface (CLI) to automate the building of provisioning packages.
IT pros can use the Windows Configuration Designer CLI to require less re-tooling of existing processes. You must run the Windows Configuration Designer CLI from a command window with administrator privileges.
You must use the Windows Configuration Designer CLI and edit the customizations.xml sources to create a provisioning package with multivariant support. You need the customizations.xml file as one of the inputs to the Windows Configuration Designer CLI to build a provisioning package. For more information, see Create a provisioning package with multivariant settings.
icd.exe /Build-ProvisioningPackage /CustomizationXML:<path_to_xml> /PackagePath:<path_to_ppkg> [/StoreFile:<path_to_storefile>] [/MSPackageRoot:<path_to_mspackage_directory>] [/OEMInputXML:<path_to_xml>] [/ProductName:<product_name>] [/Variables:<name>:<value>] [[+|-]Encrypted] [[+|-]Overwrite] [/?]
Switches and arguments
|/CustomizationXML||No||Specifies the path to a Windows provisioning XML file that contains the customization assets and settings. For more information, see Windows provisioning answer file.|
|/PackagePath||Yes||Specifies the path and the package name where the built provisioning package will be saved.|
See Important note.
|For partners using a settings store other than the default store(s) used by Windows Configuration Designer, use this parameter to specify the path to one or more comma-separated Windows settings store file. By default, if you don't specify a settings store file, the settings store that's common to all Windows editions will be loaded by Windows Configuration Designer.
Important If you use this parameter, you must not use /MSPackageRoot or /OEMInputXML.
|/Variables||No||Specifies a semicolon separated
|Encrypted||No||Denotes whether the provisioning package should be built with encryption. Windows Configuration Designer auto-generates the decryption password and includes this information in the output.
Precede with + for encryption or - for no encryption. The default is no encryption.
|Overwrite||No||Denotes whether to overwrite an existing provisioning package.
Precede with + to overwrite an existing package or - if you don't want to overwrite an existing package. The default is false (don't overwrite).
|/?||No||Lists the switches and their descriptions for the command-line tool or for certain commands.|
- Provisioning packages for Windows 10
- How provisioning works in Windows 10
- Install Windows Configuration Designer
- Create a provisioning package
- Apply a provisioning package
- Settings changed when you uninstall a provisioning package
- Provision PCs with common settings for initial deployment (simple provisioning)
- Use a script to install a desktop app in provisioning packages
- PowerShell cmdlets for provisioning Windows 10 (reference)
- Create a provisioning package with multivariant settings