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Questions tagged [automated-install]

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Automating windows configuration [closed]

This is more a workstation question than server itself, but I believe is best suited in this site: I want to automate Windows 10 Pro workstation configuration settings. I want to be able to automate ...
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Automated Install of PADS (Mentor Graphics) works manually but not in Software Center

I am trying to automate the install of PADS VX.2 or PADS VX.2.2 (made by Mentor Graphics) to be ran with Software Center. It has a proprietary batch tool that I used to make a silent install script, ...
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deploy IBM Client Access V7r1 to multiple computers

I try to deploy IBM Client Access V7r1 to multiple computers on the network Silent installation doesn't work for me. I created a patch file as: @echo off net use x: /delete net use x: \\Path Of ...
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Error: XFS filesystem is not valid as a default fs type

Ultimate goal: Create an automated installation disk for CentOS, using a kickstart config file stored on an internal website. What I've done: Created a script that downloads an ISO unpacks it ...
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Generating offline silent installation of Visual Studio Enterprise 2015

The following article explains how to generate a silent installation of VS 2015 - https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee225237.aspx The essential command is vs_enterprise.exe /Layout ...
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Ubuntu preseed partman-auto with a ssd end a lvm on RAID

I'm trying to preseed an Ubuntu 16.04 on a SuperMicro server which has one 32 GiB SSD and two 1TB disks in RAID1 I configured in BIOS. My goal is to have this partitions: SSD: 2GB /boot 1 or 2GB ...
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What means 3 numbers in manual partitioning of hdd in preseed for ubuntu?

i see in official documentation this: #d-i partman-auto/expert_recipe string \ # boot-root :: \ # 40 50 100 ext3 ...
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How to make custom partitioning of hdd via preseed?

According to official debian manual (https://www.debian.org/releases/stable/amd64/apbs04.html.en), i saw: #d-i partman-auto/expert_recipe string \ # boot-root :: ...
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Powercli Build and install VM from ISO

I assume this would be easy. However i cannot get powercli latest to mount a cd with an iso and boot from the ISO to install the OS(windows). $NewVMParams = @{ 'VMHost' = 'MyESX1' 'Name' =...
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getting preseed files onto Ubuntu initrd

I am trying to set up an automated process for installing/re-imaging some Ubuntu boxes (16.04). I am working from Automating the installation using preseeding which has a good description of how to ...
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Automated install using preesed - grub confirmation message issue

I am performing an automated install of a custom ubuntu 14.04 server using a combination of preseed and kickstart methods. Everything is fine except the annoying grub confirmation message as shown ...
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Connect via SSH to SLES12 installation

I am trying to make unattended installation but with SSH connectivity, so I can connect remotely and check installation logs. I know about usessh=1 kernel parameter, but this makes installation wait ...
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Preventing SonicWALL NetExtender from asking about certificates

I'm trying to get SonicWALL NetExtender installed and operational using automated software that lets me upload files to a target computer, and run commands on that computer. So, I upload SonicWALL's ...
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Debian 9 automated install (OpenVZ) hangs on two different dialog screens

After redoing the installation by hand, I have more information, so therefor I am editing my post completely so it's better readable and hopefully someone can provide a workable solution or workaround ...
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Where is my gcloud database

This'll be a settling in problem: I've created a wordpress site using gcloud's installer. I can see my files but not my database. I expected the database to be sitting in https://console.cloud.google....
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How can I deploy a Linux OS on a VM skipping the installation steps?

If I have a virtual machine, how can I install on it an operating system skipping the installation steps? In other words, when I choose an operating system to be installed on the VM, I want to use it ...
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How to remotely install CentOS in a bare metal machine

I am from software development background, and as such not much exposure to admin aspects of the server. I have a particular need. From my server how can I remotely install CentOS in bare-metal ...
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Is it possible to install software remotely on my clients via a application running on my server, having the installs be triggered by HTTP requests?

First, I have to say that I have no experience with servers or infrastructure whatsoever. Here's the situation, basically I have a huge number of client machines that I want to quickly deploy software ...
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automatic deployment of linux VM on VMware ESXi [closed]

I need to deploy lots (around 100) of (almost) identical linux VM on ESXi, as a matter of fact, the biggest difference is the static IP assigned to each one of them. Is it possible to automate this ...
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Automated Windows Server 2012 R2 installation

I got this assignment to automate a the setup of a test lab. The requirements are pretty harsh in my opinion: Everything has to be contained in one Powershell script. The required ISO's have to be ...
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Automate war deployment in VPC's private subnet on tomcat7

I have a VPC with public and private subnets. Public subnet contains my Nating and Bastion instances Private subnet contains my application servers (3 ec2 instances running tomcat7 with my project ...
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Rapid deployment of similar VMs

We're rolling out a new testbed in the office, and need to spin up ~30-40 Linux VMs (mostly RHEL 5/6, some SuSE). Running on VMware ESXi 5.5, we'd like to automate the process. There's a pre-made ...
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How can I propagate IIS settings across multiple servers in AD?

I have an active domain with about 20 machines, each running some applications we have setup. We need to set up IIS on these machines to serve files that some of these applications are outputting. ...
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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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how to Install java run-time /jre on a custom path using a Batch script?

Im trying to create a bat file to make an unattended installation with sccm. I downloaded jre-7u55-windows-i586.exe from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/java-archive-...
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“clientless” rdp session to windows 7 professional

I am currently automating the installation of a legacy windows 7 application, that requires a desktop session on the target machine. We are currently setting up automated testing system (using Jenkins)...
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How to automate installation of Windows 10?

Question: Is there a way to pre-configure the installation process of Windows 10, so that the installation will take e.g. a script file and just run through the installation without requiring the user ...
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Office 365 Deployment after Plan Change

We recently switched our plan from "Office 365 Mid-Sized Business" to "Business Premium". I was initially told by MS support that the user would not notice the change, so I agreed to the plan change. ...
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Is it possible to create a generalized configuration file for installing Windows features using PowerShell?

I'm currently trying to automate the build of a VM running Windows Server 2012 R2. At the moment the challenge is automating the addition of roles and features. Within the roles and features wizard ...
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Serve isolinux.cfg from a network location

Is it possible to configure a boot ISO to pull its menu over the network? I'd like to have an install iso which could be dynamically reconfigured to install different versions of my distribution. I'd ...
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Unattended installation of Ubuntu from USB drive — Not mounted correctly

I'm doing an unattended installation of Ubuntu-14.04-server with a USB drive on different type of servers (HP Proliant ML110, ML310, ML350). In some cases, the USB drive is incorrectly mounted on /...
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Unattended installation with preseed — give a custom device to partman-auto

I'm doing an unattended installation of Ubuntu-14.04-server with a USB drive and a preseed file on different type of servers (HP Proliant ML110, ML310, ML350). On the ML110 and ML310, the hard drive ...
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Hard drive is not detected at early stage of unattended installation

I'm doing an unattended installation of Ubuntu-14.04-server with a USB drive and a preseed file on different type of servers (HP Proliant ML110, ML310, ML350). This preseed file contains multiple ...
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Auto run WDS installation with BIOS password

I wonder if it's possible to auto start a WDS installation on a client without the need to input the BIOS password. What I want to say, is I don't want to delete the bios password from the client ...
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SQL 2008 R2 automated install w/ configuration file - The credentials you provided for the SQL Server Agent service are invalid

I am doing an automated installation of SQL Server 2008 R2. I have a new VMware guest with Windows 2008 R2 and ran the SQL Server 2008 R2 setup to create a configuration file. I am only installing the ...
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Scripting out the installation of Team City agents

We have a reasonable-sized Team City installation and currently I am planning to add another 25 agents, 5 agents per machine. So far I was doing the installation manually: Log into the server ...
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How to configure ssh access for an unattended linux-distro ISO image for local development env similar to accessing cloud service VM instances?

I configured Packer to build unattended ISO installs of various Debian-derived distros to VMware fusion. As I configure the VMs manually for ssh access, it times out and the build artifacts created ...
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Install .EXE without displaying windows [closed]

I want to install an .exe file without displaying windows, by supplying value to parameters ? How can i do from Commands or script not in UI ?
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start linux installation from a linux

Need to network install ubuntu/centos after preparing RAID/BIOS/Firmware. Right now, a machine first boots into a tiny linux kernel(resides in memory) and run scripts handling all the above hardware ...
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Remote Windows 7 Imaging

Over the next few months I will have the need to image windows laptop with our customized windows image. Normally WDS is fantastic for this, but these laptops (30-60 at a time) could pop up anywhere ...
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Suppress chrome's first-time dialog on linux

I'm trying to install google chrome using puppet on a bunch of linux machines (SLES 12) and I don't want any dialogs that the user has to answer before they can start browsing. This is mainly because ...
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Install Java 1.7 non-interatively on Ubuntu 12.04

I need to install Java 1.7 on several machines and hence I want to do it using a script. The problem is the installation asks for certain options (to be specific 'Y', then 'OK' and finally 'Yes'). I ...
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How to achieve ubuntu automatic installation with help of USBDRIVE?

I wants to place Ubuntu 13.04 Server edition ISO Image to USB pendrive and then automatic installation by help of this usbdrive. I perform following steps: (1) Format the pendrive, Assuming my ...
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How do I preseed a pointopoint option in Debian?

How can I preseed a pointopoint connection for the Debian installer? The following option didn't work. d-i netcfg/get_pointopoint string 10.10.10.10 I need it because the default gateway for the ...
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“cannot receive new filesystem stream: invalid backup stream” error when unpacking flash archive on solaris 10

I've searched around but i'm having no luck with some peculiar behavior with a flash archive. I'm using HP Server Automation 9.14 to deploy the OS. I'm creating a Solaris 10 flash archive to create ...
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Creating an NSIS installer for ConfigMgr that will cause ConfigMgr client to initiate a restart

I have been using NSIS to create install packages for applications developed by our in-house development staff for several years, and we have recently switched from an alternative product to ConfigMgr ...
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How Can I Determine Which ./configure Options are Currently “Activated”?

I ran ./configure on a project a long time ago after tweaking multiple options, but now I want to add an option to the rather long list of current options. I do not remember what options I used, so I ...
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Installing Debian with PXE and preseed and dynamic IP address, but configure it finally with static IP address

I had setup an infrastructure for automatic installation of Debian based machines. It uses PXE booting with DHCP and TFTP servers, and preseed to automate the OS installation. What I want is: use ...
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Windows 2012 Autounattend still asking about disk configuration

I'm a huge fan of automation and so on, so having the ability to do this is kinda important. In this instance, we're naming the file Autounattend.xml, putting it in the root of the boot disk, and ...
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Where does the preseed file go for Ubuntu server iso install?

I'm installing a bunch of Ubuntu Server VMs from ISO, and would like to edit the ISO to include a custom preseed. I have all the docs here: https://help.ubuntu.com/lts/installation-guide/i386/preseed-...