Take back the control of your Datacenter

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TL;DR

The scripts are in my github repo. However, I encourage you to read the full post before using them.

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Automate ESXi deployment with ks.cfg and IIS

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In my previous post I discussed the procedure to deploy EFI-based ESXi through WDS (Windows Deployment Services). Make sure to go through that post before diving into this one

There are some great documents online discussing the way to use ks.cfg file to automate your ESXi deployment. If you’re unfamiliar with the concept of a scripted ESXi installation or the use of a ks.cfg file, I suggest you start here and get yourself familiarized with the idea

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WDS and ESXi Deployment (EFI Based)

I recently got a request from a customer of mine to deploy ESXi server through WDS (Windows Deployment Services).

Before you read any further, you should already be familiar with WDS, PXE-Booting, TFTP, DHCP and similar terms surrounding the WDS deployment mechanism. If you use WDS already, you probably know this already. If not, I suggest you cover your basics and learn how to setup WDS for regular windows deployment before implementing the ESXi deployment

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