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VMware vSphere – How to activate Windows Server OEM licence in virtual machine

Copied from LINK PUBLIKOVÁNO 23 SRP ’17 , AUTOR: TOMAS KALABIS VMware vSphere – How to activate Windows Server OEM licence in virtual machine I have installed a Windows Server 2012 R2 with a Fujitus OEM licence on ESXi 6.5, but when i try to activate this operating system i got always an error with licence key. The solution is add following lines to the .vmx file of affected VM.

create CD iso from folder

Download IMGBURN Now all that’s left is to glue the iso back together. In ImgBurn this accomplished by: Mode -> Build In the ‘Source’ section, click the ‘Browse for a folder’ icon. Select c:\iso\ms-iso. In the ‘Destination’ section, click the ‘Browse for a file’ icon. Give your iso a name and put it where you’d like. Under the Options tab on the right, set ‘File System’ to ‘UDF’ and ensure that ‘Recurse Subdirectories’ is checked.

Enable RDP from CMD

open up CMD with admin privileges then type the following Enable RDP connections Set-ItemProperty ‘HKLM:\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\‘ -Name “fDenyTSConnections” -Value 0 Make Firewall rule Enable-NetFirewallRule -DisplayGroup “Remote Desktop”

UEFI CloneZilla

When cloning using clonezilla I notice sometimes if the PC was using UEFI it wouldn’t clone. After some googleing I was able to find a post that mentioned you had to manually copy over the bootloader. It is very simple to do. Once booted into CloneZilla you enter shell instead of the normal start. Once in the shell you’re going to become root. sudo su. Once you’re root you going to type the following command.

Add Windows Server 2016 Core to Existing domain

First we need to configure static IP address This can be done by typing the below Enter Powershell powershell.exe Change computer name Rename-Computer -NewName "NewName" Reboot shutdown -s -t 0 log back in and go to power shell powershell.exe Find interface index Get-NetAdapter Set IP Address New-NetIPAddress –InterfaceIndex 2 –IPAddress -PrefixLength 24 -DefaultGateway Set DNS address Set-DnsClientServerAddress -InterfaceIndex 2 -ServerAddresses Now it’s time for the “FUN” part. Now I realize why I don’t like core server.