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VMware ESX Server - Automated infrastructure and VM Provisioning [closed]

We would like to automate test infrastructure deployment for test automation with Jenkins. That's greatly appreciated if you can share your experiences and any tools to be suggested. Should the script ...
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How to install VMware 5.5 and higher on HP BL460c G6

I have an HP ProLiant BL460c G6 with the HP NC532i Dual Port 10Gbe BL-c Adapter installed. VMware won't install on this machine stating the network device is not found. This happens with both the ...
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Is it Possible to Install Windows Service Pack from ISO Image?

We know that it is possible to directly install Windows OS (or any OS) using ISO image without extracting it to a local folder by an end user. I am using Oracle VirtualBox for creating multiple ...
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PXE boot to ISO file

I have an ISO file for an HP diagnostics boot. Rather than burning a CD for every single computer I want to run diagnostics on, I'm wondering if I could load this file onto a server and allow the ...
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Create Windows LiveCD

I'm trying to figure out how to create a LiveCD ISO with a Windows operating system. It can be any Windows OS (Win7, Win8, Server 2012, etc). I can't seem to find any method to create a bootable ...
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Cannot connect VMWare VMs to datastore ISO but can connect to same ISO on local PC via Console

VMWare 4.0U4b (I know...) I am unable to connect new or existing VMs to ISOs contained on any of the datastores. I was able to however boot from an ISO on my local PC connected via the Console. I ...
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creating a VM on ESXi 5.5 using ISO on a USB attached to host

I have a ESXi 5.5 host server where i need to build a Xubuntu Server, my bandwidth limits me from sharing the ISO over the LAN, and my host server does not have a CD/DVD drive. so is it possible to ...
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xenserver ISO library

I am trying to create ISO repository with this guide: http://kb.softescu.ro/server-administration/linux-server-administration/how-to-create-a-local-iso-storage-repository-on-citrix-xenserver/ ("Inside ...
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DELL PE 2950/1950 IPMI iso from internet

I'm wondering if I could ask my IPMIs to load the OS ISO to boot from an Internet/HTTP URL? Have anyone already tried such a thing?
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EFI ignoring isolinux.cfg?

i have a modified centos 6.5 iso with isolinux.cfg which is modified to use kicstart file from iso, it's working on server with BIOS firmware. When tried on EFI systems it shows grub-prompt and ...
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Boot from ISO on Remote Server with RAID (Ubuntu)

I have tried to boot from an iso file with GRUB but it does not work. The problem is that grmf-rescueboot and other standard systems don't work with a Software-RAID (mdadm). So how can I boot from an ...
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ubuntu server 13.10 installation failed with usbdrive

I am just tried to install Ubuntu Server 13.10 with USBDRIVE, I need automated installations so i choose hd-media installer and i copied vmlinuz and initrd.gz from following location to my root of ...
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Servers Hostname Normalisation [duplicate]

I'm currently building a private servers farm with a thousand and thousand hosts, and I suddenly faced a really interesting question that I was unable to answer at the moment. Is there a Standard ...
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How to mount ISO image in RHEV guest OS?

I have a CD/DVD ISO image on the RHEV controller domain. I uploaded the image into the RHEV ISO storage via rhevm-iso-uploader and able to boot guest OS from it (i.e. the image is available in the ...
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Why is my WinPE 4 image growing and growing after every commit?

I am currently building a WinPE 4 ISO and I am wondering why the ISO file keeps growing after every commit and iso build. All i am changing is some lines of powershell code, which for sure are not as ...
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How can I package up a Linux installation into an .iso so I can install elsewhere? [closed]

I want to be able to install a base server (CentOS) and configure with some custom apps, then package that into an image file. I'll then use that image file to install duplicate servers. How can I do ...
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Rebuild Fedora 19 ISO adding Kickstart for USB install

I am attempting to edit a Fedora 19 DVD ISO to add a kickstart file. I then need this ISO burnt to a USB stick for instillation. The error I get when booting is Warning: Could not boot. Warning: ...
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Do worldwide datacenters have global/standard unique code or name?

Some datacenter providers have 3-4 letter codes for their locations. However, it seems there is not international standards for this?
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Share .iso files on CentOS for remote mounting anywhere via Internet

I have a remote computer suppport business and we have the need to remotely mount .iso files on a client machine from time to time for use to grab driver updates and so on. We own a huge server on the ...
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Create image from VMWare Linux guest

I have a Debian Linux installed as a VMWare guest. I want to create an .iso (or .img) from this installation, from which I can create a server installation. How can I achieve this?
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How to create a custom ISO image in CentOS

I am trying to create a custom ISO image which would install the minimal required RPMS along with some custom written RPM of my app. and Also wants to perform some post install steps like configuring ...
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Operating System not found when loading DD image in VMware

I provide much details below to hopefully make my issue as clear as possible. Using dd if=/dev/ps3da2 of=/mnt/edexhdd/EDPS3LINUX.iso bs=16384 I copied a fairly huge partition from a physical Linux ...
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How to mount iso file with IPMI from another server?

I want to mount a ISO file which hosted on another server as virtual disk with IPMI. In web interface which has Share Host and etc, I cannot mount any file. ISO file path is /home/file.ISO on the ...
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Can I remotely boot from an ISO using KVM over IP

I have a dedicated server with KVM over IP and I was wondering if it is possible to boot up from an ISO that's stored on the drive or even somewhere stored online. I do not have access to the server ...
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Installing Fedora 17, Error “you have not created a bootloader stage1 target device” [closed]

Installing Fedora 17 on a new computer with the live CD ISO. When I get to the part where I create new partitions for the Fedora Installation I get these errors: you have not created a bootloader ...
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Create a bootable USB ISO stick without formatting the stick [closed]

I know that there is a lot of software and even in Windows or Linux you can just use commands to do it, but all these alternatives needs to FORMAT the usb stick. What I'm looking for is some ...
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Is it possible to copy a (.ISO) file that lives on an NTFS file-system within a VMDK file to the datastore VMFS using ESX SSH terminal?

I have several .ISO DVD backup files stored on a virtualized Win2008 server. Is there a simple way to mount the NTFS partition stored in a VMDK file using the ESX SSH terminal so that I can copy it ...
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Centos 6 ISO with custom kernel

I need to build a Centos ISO with a 3.2 Kernel to setup a new server, how I can do this? The server has a Raid Controller that's not supported in previous Kernel Versions, which means I can not ...
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Unattended Fedora kickstart that works as CD/DVD *and* USB

Is it possible to create one ISO with one kickstart file that will work correctly when written to CD/DVD and as a USB? As far as I can tell I need two separate versions as modifications are needed in ...
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Boot Custom ISO on Remote Dedicated Server [closed]

My telephony service has given me an ISO so that I can host my own PBX server. Say I have a dedicated server that I can SSH into at Rackspace. How would I get this dedicated box to load my ISO and ...
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Does `mkisofs` modify the boot image and/or boot catalog?

I've been playing around with Kickstart on RHEL 6.2, and that involves re-mastering the install ISO. I've noticed something strange, though. If I issue the following command once (where diskFiles is ...
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Easiest way to change default mirror of an Ubuntu ISO

What is the easiest way to "patch" an Ubuntu ISO so that the default mirror is different? Details: We're behind a proxy so upon initial installations, the process isn't able to the see the mirror ...
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Linux Kickstart Scipts

I've been working on a kickstart script for a Scientific Linux install. My goal is to create a CD ISO so that someone can install it easily on a server. I've been able to do a decent amount with it ...
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How do I create an ISO image from a directory structure on CentOS?

I'm trying to figure out the exact mkisofs cmd to create the ISO with the following directory and file structure. I've tried different commands, but when I mount the ISO that is created the directory ...
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Is there a way to change a .iso files volume id from the command line?

I have a .iso file under linux and have been trying to find a way to change the volume id without having to recreate the .iso file. Most of the authoring tools such as mkisofs provide a switch for ...
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Creating Custom Fedora/CentOS ISOs

I've been working on creating some custom Linux ISOs and have recently ran into some issues. Originally, I used bootcdwrite along with some scripts for create an ISO of the running config on a Debian ...
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Windows boot iso file without press any key

I'm trying to make an iso file which will boot without any key-press from the user. In Windows iso files, when booting from a cd, there is a message "press any key to boot from cd" which will wait for ...
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Is there another way of installing an operating system from an ISO File without using Datastore ISO file

I am trying to install a Windows 7 on an empty virtual machine with the VMware Infrastucture Client. Because I do not have the image on the Datastore, I am looking for an alternative. Is there ...
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How to view a full disk data (more than one partition) cloned with dd

I've a disk image done with dd: dd if=/dev/sda of=/mnt/fulldisk.img /dev/sda have some partitions (Windows+Linux) My problem is: I need to know if the image is done well, how can I access data? ...
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PXE Boot PCLinuxOS ISO

I'm in the process of trying to convert some computers at my local school to be diskless browser stations. We've identified PCLinuxOS as the OS we'd like to use due to it's easy interface for ...
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mkisofs - Floppy Image to Disk Image

I'm trying to compile MikeOS on windows. I've successfully (I think) created a floppy (.flp) image of the operating system. I want to convert it to a disk image (.iso) so I can run it in virtual box. ...
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is there an fsck for .iso disk images?

I have an iso file on a hard drive that's been having problems. Is there any way to check that the file didn't get corrupted, like an fsck for iso file systems?
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How to convert a TAR file into an ISO file

I have a Linux TAR file that I would like to convert directly into an ISO. Is there a way to do this, preferably, without having to extract the contents of the file first? This would be similar to ...
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centOS server ready ISO download [closed]

I want to install CentOS 5.6 Final 32bit into a virtual server i have access to. I do not want to download the full DVD -- but I am searching if there is a MINIMAL version available somewhere. What ...
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NTLDR is corrupt the system cannot boot - Win 2008

I have a new server with no OS. I setup BIOS to boot from the DVD drive. I opended the ISO file for Windows 2008 RS using PowerISO. Then burned it to DVD. I insert the DVD in and when I boot up I ...
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Mounting an ISO on Windows Server 2008 [duplicate]

I've been trying to mount an ISO file on Windows Server 2008 without success. I've tried MagicISO, Daemon Tools, and Pismo Disk Mounter, but all of them give me some error or another. I'm guessing ...
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How to write ISO image to usb memory stick from linux command-line?

I'm having trouble figuring out how I would write an ISO disk image to a USB flash memory device from the command line in Ubuntu. I have the Startup Disk Creator utility, but I need to be able to ...
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Recommendation for locale on server: ISO (latin) or UTF-8

What is the recommended locale setting on a server that is used as an web and database server. Are there any drawbacks not using UTF-8 as default?
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Clone Ubuntu server setup to many machines

I need to replicate an Ubuntu server setup on 10-15 servers. I have a fresh Natty 64-bit server installed on a machine with all the extra required packages installed (no user data, system hasn't been ...
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Downloading Dell PowerEdge drivers as .inf

I'm using nLite to modify the Windows Server 2003 install media to include the drivers for the PowerEdge R410. I have downloaded all the drivers from Dell's website. All of the drivers I have ...