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From Todd Pigram <t...@toddpigram.com>
Subject Re: Creating Windows Server 2016 template for CloudStack
Date Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:41:02 GMT
No problem.

On Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 1:18 AM, Cloud List <cloud-list@sg.or.id> wrote:

> 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-
> >> >
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >>
> >>
> >> Todd Pigram
> >> http://about.me/ToddPigram
> >> www.linkedin.com/in/toddpigram/
> >> @pigram86 on twitter
> >> https://plus.google.com/+ToddPigram86
> >> Mobile - 216-224-5769
> >>
> >> PGP Public Key
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> >>
> >
> >
>



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