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Hello Guys,

We are trying to bring Puppet to manage/automate our servers. We are running Linux boxes on Vsphere5 now and manually creating VMs using template, but we need to automate like blow

-Create VMs in command line and need to choose the datastores as we need?

Can we do it?
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Thank you, but I couldn't find the place the setup a IP address to a template. Have you worked on it?
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you cannot setup an ip address on a  template I remember doing a project for server 2012 vmware template and I tried to do the same by p2v a server and then v2p back set the static ip address and I got errors tring to revert to the template
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What I want to do is, need to bootup with a IP address which I specify, and then need to pull up receipie from master and do the necessary stuffs
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well I think you will need to do pxe / linux boot as thats how I have always done it as you can set the ip in pxe
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Thank you very much
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