Want to upgrade windows server 2012R2 to 2016 using unattended XML file. RRS feed

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  • Hi All,

    I am stuck in upgrading 2012 R2 server to 2016 server. As we have more than 1000+ server to upgrade i was working on to upgrade servers using unattended XML file. But still i am not able to upgrade as windows installation setup showing me EULA and image selection page. i am not getting any option to select that image in xml file.

    MY XML file is 

    <?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
    <unattend xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:unattend">

    Wednesday, January 1, 2020 5:44 AM

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  • Hi, Please Check this thread Reference link 

    Expecting this not related to Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 

    • Edited by JiteshKumar Wednesday, January 1, 2020 7:31 AM
    Wednesday, January 1, 2020 7:29 AM
  • i got the answer now. Using dism command i was able to extract single windows image from my install.wim that contains multiple windows image.

    After that setup.exe /auto upgrade work perfectly.

    Thursday, January 2, 2020 1:19 PM