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Unattend.xml – case sensitive tags

I’ve been working with a custom unattend.xml file during an OSD deployment at a client location this week. There have been some issues with the unattend.xml file. In the midst of it, I learned something about XML that I didn’t know. Tags are case sensitive. I had assumed it was similar to HTML where tags are not case sensitive.

Anyway, there were a couple of places where the opening tag was <path> and the closing tag of the element was </Path>. No dice. The tags needed to match…the opening tag needed to be <Path>. Now I know.

October 29, 2008 - Posted by | ConfigMgr

1 Comment »

  1. Sort of like HTML. Regular HTML isn’t case sensitive, but XHTML (which is based on XML, and is the current standard) is. Browsers are forgiving enough to go with what you mean, but it won’t pass validation. Now if only SCCM would do what I mean….

    Comment by Matt | October 30, 2008

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