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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