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server for unattended Windows and Linux installations

what kind of software can handle with such problem: i need to prepare PC's for new employees in office, but I'm not administrator. I'd like to automate process of installing operating systems (Windows ...
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How can I fully automate the creation and configuration of a SharePoint virtual machine?

I typically require multiple SharePoint virtual machines for development purposes. I currently manually build these every time I need one, either starting from a fresh OS install or using sysprep when ...
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Windows 2008 Boot DVD

I am looking to create a custom boot DVD to run my unattended installs of windows 2008. I would like to have a menu system that lets the tech select what version of the OS they would like to install ...
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Unattended Linux installation from PXE using IPMI

This is what I have: Kickstart server with multiple Linux distros on it. Multiple Supermicro server machines I'm connecting using IPMI. What I need: I need some way to run unattended installation ...
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Unattended Windows server 2012R2 with WSUS updates and Local Group Policies

I am working on a project on automating windows (2012 STD, R2 and 2008R2) Image creation for which I am creating the Autouattend file for 2012 R2 using WSIM. I have created almost everything except ...
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Ubuntu unattended upgrades not working on Ubuntu 14.04.4

I have enabled unattended upgrades in an Ubuntu 14.04 server, and it seems to be running, but it does not update the packages that can be updated. For example right now I get 46 packages can be ...
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debian - running unattended-upgrades on a particular day of the week

We're running unattended-upgrades on debian squeeze, and would like it to run once a week, only on a Wednesday morning. To attempt this, we have set: APT::Periodic::Unattended-Upgrade "7" in /...
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Unattended install of PostgreSQL 9.5 on Windows, modifying config files

I'd like to perform an unattended installation of PostgreSQL 9.5 on a number of Windows 7 machines, ideally by assigning an MSI via Group Policy. There seems to be no MSI file, but the EnterpriseDB ...
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Unattended upgrades not running under Ubuntu 14.04

I have a bunch of servers running Ubuntu 14.04. They all have the unattended-upgrades package installed. I've created a file called: /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/local-50-unattended And I've added the file ...
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Automatically build kernel modules after unattended upgrades in ubuntu

For automatic upgrades I has installed unattended-upgrades package and configured it. After each unattend kernel upgrade I must run following commands to recompile iscsi kernel modules: apt-get ...
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Windows Server 2012 unattended upgrade

I am new to using windows server software and at the moment we are using windows server 2008 R2 datacenter. We want to upgrade to server 2012. How can we perform a unattended upgrade on the windows ...
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What is the unattend.txt entry to install DFS Replication Diagnostic and Configuration Tools?

I'm trying to make an unattend.txt-style file to use with sysocmgr.exe to verify certain Windows 2003 R2 components are uninstalled. I've been able to find most of them, but I can't find any ...
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How do I set a custom default accent color during deployment of Windows 10?

When deploying Windows 10, I am able to set a partial custom theme using the settings in unattend.xml as follows: <settings pass="oobeSystem"> <component name="Microsoft-...
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Using Debian's unattended-upgrades package

I'm trying to have all official packages from Debian be upgraded on a Wheezy box - I've set the following: "o=Debian,a=oldstable"; "o=Debian,a=oldstable-updates"; "o=Debian,a=oldstable-backports"; ...
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Disable the creation of the public folder (C:\\Users\Public) in Windows answer file

I am currently working on a Windows 10 image. One of the things that are important is that no use should be able to save files on the local machine (we use roaming profiles). The problem is that I ...
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Unattend.xml user name

I'm using an Unatend.xml on my WDS and I have a problem with the username. This is my Unattend: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <unattend xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:unattend"&...
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VMware Sysprep with Custom Unattended.xml

I was looking into using VCenter for deploying VMs and wanted to take advantage of the built-in template features and the ability to make use of unattended.xml files. I have a Windows 7 template that ...
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Sysprep rearm set to 1 and shouldn't have been. Any workarounds for automatic activation prior to the 30 day period?

I work for a fairly large school. We are deploying 850 tablet PCs to students starting tomorrow (Windows 7 Enterprise with a MAK). We have imaged all of these machines with our standard student image ...
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Run logon command as administrator Windows 10

I've looked around and couldn't find a answer to this exact question. I am working on building a Windows 10 image to push to a bunch of computers using Clonezilla and I am trying to get the unattend ...
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Using WSIM, how do I build an Answer file for 2012R2 that installs Net-Framework-Core?

I am using WSIM to build an Autounattend.xml file for the installation of Server 2012 R2 Standard with GUI. I can't figure out how to get it to install Roles and Features such as the NET-Framework-...
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WDS 2012: UEFI Client PXE Boot ends in BSOD: UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME

When I try to boot my uefi client from LAN it successfully downloads boot.wim from my WDS 2012, shows the Windows Logo for some seconds, but then it crashes, showing BSOD and the message "...
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WDS Answer Files - 32bit works, 64bit doesn't

We're getting very stuck in our office at the moment. We're upgrading all of our old XP machines to Win7 over the summer holiday while the school is closed. As we have so many machines we have set ...