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Hey there, We have a server 2008 R2 Enterprise  server running virtual machines.  We are installing SBS 2011 into one of the virtual machines and need to use an answer file .  How do we do this?
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The way I do it is to create a virtual floppy on another VM Host and copy the Answerfile to the Virtual Floppy Disk, then dismount the floppy from the 2nd host and then attach the Virtual Floppy to the SBS Host and fire it up, it will then read the answer file and you can then migrate happily.
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THank you!
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