Instructions on Creating Servers with an ISO Image

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Below, you will find important information about creating servers using an ISO image:

ISO images include no license key

ISO images correspond to the original installation DVDs of Windows and Linux. They include no license key!

Depending on the selected operating system, you may need to provide your own license key during installation. In this case, you have to provide the key.

Use the KVM console to install the operating system

As soon as the server is ready for operation, you have to start the KVM console and install the operating system on the server.

Install the VMware Tools

Install the VMware Tools to ensure the proper operation of your server. The VMware Tools is a set of utilities that you can install into the server's operating system.

Windows Server 2008/2012: Allow Remote Assistance connections

To establish a Remote Desktop connection to your server, activate the option Allow Remote Connection to This Computer in Control Panel > System and Security > System Remote Settings.

Ubuntu Server 14.04

Specify during installation that you want to skip the network configuration or to perform it later. Configure the network when the installation is complete.

Optional: If you are using a computer with Windows 7 or later, you can also activate the option Allow only connections from computers running Remote Desktop with Network Level Authentication (recommended)