A. To use an answer file when promoting a DC using the install-from-media function, you must add the following two lines to your answer file:
The second line must contain the path to the location of the DC backup restored files. For example, an answer file might look like
To use this answer file, enter the command
dcpromo /adv /answer:
Be aware that if you use an answer file for a second time to perform another unattended installation, the passwords will be blank and you'll be prompted to re-enter them. The Dcpromo process removes the passwords from the file each time for security reasons.