Install from media (IFM) was first introduced in Windows Server 2003. We can use the Install from media (IFM) option to install an Additional Domain Controller in an existing domain is the best option such as a branch office scenario. IFM option is the best for deployment Additional Domain Controller at the branch office which will minimize replication traffic during the Installation.
Using the IFM method, you can dramatically reduce the amount of replication traffic that is introduced during the installation of an additional DC. Only objects that were modified, added, or deleted since the installation media was created will be replicated.
This video tutorial shows step by step performing Windows Server 2008 DC deployment from IFM media.