Avatar of madhatter5501
madhatter5501
Flag for United States of America asked on

sysprepping server 2008 with exchange 2010

I am wondering if installing server 2008 and all updates, install programs, install exchange 2010 with sp1.  If you run sysprep and clone the virtual disk, will this work?  why or why not?
ExchangeVMwareWindows Server 2008

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment
Chris

8/22/2022 - Mon
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Chris

Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
or
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

Sysprep and CLONE after installing udpates, and before installing any applications, especially Exchange 2010 which integrates with AD.

You need to install Exchange Servers manually, not via clones for quickness.
madhatter5501

ASKER
I didn't think this would work, but would be sweet if it did so I wouldn't have to go through the setup process everytime I reinstall exchange in my lab.  thanks for the quick response.  so I guess I"ll have to sysprep and clone the base image with server 2008r2 alone.
Chris

Yep :-)
I started with Experts Exchange in 2004 and it's been a mainstay of my professional computing life since. It helped me launch a career as a programmer / Oracle data analyst
William Peck