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Windows Server 2008 install using ILO virtual media

Scott Toenniessen
Occasional Contributor

Windows Server 2008 install using ILO virtual media

Hi,

Is there anyway to install Windows 2008 using virtual media? I don't have a physical DVD on our blade systems (note this is ILO2 on a bl465c G1).
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David Claypool
Honored Contributor

Re: Windows Server 2008 install using ILO virtual media

Yes, there's no real difference with Windows 2008. I've done it using an ISO image and mounting that using virtual media and then initiating the install...
Terence Tsao
Frequent Advisor

Re: Windows Server 2008 install using ILO virtual media

There several methods to install OS on BL465:
1.using iLO2 virtual media.
2.Using OA DVD USB port.
3.Using front I/O cable to connect external DVD ROM.
Regards.