Modify SQL 2008 R2 Generated Configuration File For Unattended Installs

After walking through the installation GUI, copy the Configuration File Path on the ‘Ready To Install’ page. ┬áCopy and modify this file in the following order to generate a repeatable unattended install process:

  1. Put a semicolon infront of UNIMODE=”Normal”
  2. Set either QUITE=”False” or QUITESIMPLE=False” to true
  3. Add the following line to accept the licensing terms:
    IACCEPTSQLSERVERLICENSETERMS="True"
  4.  Run the following as administrator from a command prompt: