Below, you will find important information about creating servers using an ISO image:
ISO images do not contain license keys.
ISO images correspond to the original installation DVDs of Windows and Linux. They do not contain license keys!
Depending on the operating system you have chosen, you will need your own license key for the installation. This must be provided by you if necessary.
Windows Server operating systems are licensed according to the core licensing model.
For legal reasons, the Windows Server operating systems in Cloud Servers are licensed according to the core license model. This also applies to Windows Server operating systems that you install using an ISO image and for which you use a separate license key.
Use the KVM console to install the operating system.
Once the server is operational, you must launch the KVM console and install the operating system on the server.
Install VMware Tools
Install the VMware Tools to ensure proper operation of your server. VMware Tools consists of a set of utilities that you install in the server's operating system.
Windows Server 2008/2012: Allow Remote Assistance Connections
In order to establish a remote desktop connection to your server, you must go to Control Panel > System and Security > System Remote Settings and enable the Allow remote connection to this computer option.
During the installation, indicate that you want to skip the network configuration or do it later. Configure the network after the installation is complete.
Optional: If you are using a computer running Windows 7 or later, also enable the option to Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop with network-level authentication (recommended).
For information about configuring a server after installing an ISO image, click the relevant link below: