And ladies and gents, there we have it! A complete custom script to generate the .iss file as we want it look like to fully complete a customized installation of SQL Server, which is flexible enough to be adapted for every client (or machine). However, we are not finished here! The basic script file we have here does little more than install SQL Server based on an .iss file, which is what we covered in the first article.
The next article in the series will deal with the ability to package your script up to be called with a single command-line prompt (thus eliminating all of those mundane tasks required to install and configure SQL Server).