How do I install Windows Server on a VMware ESX Virtual Machine

Posted on 2009-04-21
Last Modified: 2012-05-06

I need to create a new base image template for Windows Server for our VM infrastructure.  I have created a new VM, and of course it just says it cannot find an OS.  How to do I get it to boot from a windows ISO to install the OS?
Question by:caw01
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    Have you connected a CD-Rom drive to the VM and pointed it to the Windows Server ISO?

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    Yes, but cannot do that until it is powered on right?  By then it has already given me the press any key to continue...

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    I connected the CD and then rebooted the VM and it worked.  Thanks.

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