To register a namespace

Using the Windows interface

  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Microsoft Provisioning Server, and click Provisioning Manager.
  2. In the console tree, right-click Namespaces and click Import Namespace.
  3. Type the complete path to your namespace or use the Browse button to navigate to the namespace, and then click OK.

Using a command line

  1. Open Command Prompt.
  2. Type:

    provnamespace NamespaceFile

  3. Important

    • If the command is not recognized, you must either navigate to the folder where the provnamespace.exe file is located or add to your path the directory containing that file. The provnamespace.exe file is located in the \Tools subfolder where Microsoft Provisioning Framework is installed (usually, \Program Files\Microsoft Provisioning\).
Value Description
provnamespace Registers a namespace with the Microsoft Provisioning Framework configuration database.
NamespaceFile The custom namespace .xml file.