Definitions for "Answer file"
Keywords:  setup, vmsinstal, unattended, sys, ran
A file that provides information to questions asked during a Windows installation. It can allow the installation to be completed unattended.
a simple text file that provides details about how to install and configure the operating system
A file in the form SYS$UPDATE: product.ANS. The file is created when you install a product initially, and you specify the Auto-Answer option. The file contains a record of the answers you entered when you ran VMSINSTAL.COM to install that product initially.
Keywords:  dialog, gui, script, boxes, graphical
a way to script the answers for a series of graphical user interface (GUI) dialog boxes