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From Cloud List <cloud-l...@sg.or.id>
Subject Re: Creating Windows Server 2016 template for CloudStack
Date Mon, 14 Aug 2017 05:18:52 GMT
Hi Todd,

Just a quick update -- below solution works! Thanks for pointing me to the
right direction.

Cheers.

-ip-


On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 8:50 AM, Cloud List <cloud-list@sg.or.id> wrote:

> Thanks Todd.
>
> I found out that the correct syntax is:
>
> cd c:\windows\system32\sysprep
> sysprep.exe /oobe /generalize /shutdown /unattend:c:\windows\system32\
> sysprep\unattend.xml
>
> Trying this now and will share the outcome shortly.
>
> Thank you for your advice.
>
> Cheers.
>
> -ip-
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 6:21 PM, Todd Pigram <todd@toddpigram.com> wrote:
>
>> You need to specify the xml in the command.
>>
>> sysprep.exe /oobe /generalize /shutdown c:\system32\sysprep\unattend.xml.
>>
>> On w2016, its Autounattend.xml for the file name.
>>
>> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 5:28 AM, Cloud List <cloud-list@sg.or.id> wrote:
>>
>> > Dear all,
>> >
>> > I am using CloudStack 4.8 and KVM hypervisor, andI tried creating a
>> Windows
>> > Server 2016 OS template using sysprep following the instruction on the
>> > "System Preparation for Windows Server 2008 R2" section of the
>> > documentation at below URL:
>> >
>> > http://docs.cloudstack.apache.org/projects/cloudstack-
>> > administration/en/4.8/templates/_create_windows.html
>> >
>> > However, after the template is created and I tried to spin off a new VM
>> > using the template, the console is still prompting the Language and
>> > Country/Region selection, EULA and change password selection when
>> > booting-up. It seems that the sysprep process to automate those steps
>> > didn't work.
>> >
>> > I did saved the unattend.xml file into the C:\Windows\System32\sysprep
>> > folder and run "sysprep.exe /oobe /generalize /shutdown" before creating
>> > the template from the main VM.
>> >
>> > Did I miss anything, or is the sysprep process for Windows Server 2016
>> is
>> > different from 2008? The same method worked for 2012 last time.
>> >
>> > Any advice is appreciated, thank you.
>> >
>> > Cheers.
>> >
>> > -ip-
>> >
>>
>>
>>
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>>
>>
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