Key specifies a unique key for IpAddress. Name-server priority is based on the key of the IP address, with higher priority given to lower keys (lexicographically).

  • This element does not appear in the Properties pane of Windows® System Image Manager (Windows SIM) until you add IpAddress to the answer file.

  • The value for Key is added to the answer file as an attribute of the IpAddress element. The attribute wcm:keyValue is used to identify each unique IP address. For example, you can specify three different IP addresses by using the Key values of IpAddress1, IpAddress2, and IpAddress3.



Specifies a unique key for the IP address. Key is a string.

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Applies To

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-NetBT.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to configure Microsoft-Windows-NetBT.

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 <Interface wcm:action="add">
		 <IpAddress wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="IpAddress1"></IpAddress>
		 <IpAddress wcm:action="add" wcm:keyValue="IpAddress2"></IpAddress>
	 <Identifier>Local Area Connection</Identifier>

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