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HP Proliant Gen 9 Server booting from USB with Windows 2012 R2 ISO isn't working

Hello EE,

We purchased a new HP Proliant Gen 9 server and it boots from USB and copies all the files for Windows 2012, but when it reboots and comes up to a screen to select the Operating System, but there is nothing listed.
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VB ITSSpecialist ConsultantCommented:
Are you doing this through Intelligent Provisioning or just booting directly off the USB?

If you're booting directly off the USB I would recommend you install Windows through IP instead as it makes the install a relatively painless procedure. Just hit the F10 key while the server is booting up (you'll see the prompt appear at the bottom of the screen). Here's a screenshot I nicked from the HP website which shows how to boot into IP:
Boot-to-Intelligent-Provisioning.png
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
yeah, you should really be using intelligent provisioning
it will provide the correct drivers for setup so it finds the controller and other hardware and also installs HP management tools
i recently did a couple new G8 blades with 2012 R2 and intelligent provisioning went through with no issues; just mount the iso image if using the ilo or the usb drive directly
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operationsITAuthor Commented:
We are using Intelligent Provisioning and it sees the USB.
Process:
1. Installing OS - copying: /mount/iso/sources/...
2. Reboots
3. Then it comes up to select the operating system you want to install and there are no options
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VB ITSSpecialist ConsultantCommented:
That's odd. What media are you using and have you tried redownloading it or even tried a different source (if possible)?
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operationsITAuthor Commented:
Tried the image twice than tried another and it worked.  Thanks!
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