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Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Cookbook by Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso

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Provisioning a physical computer as a Hyper-V host – Bare Metal host deployment

In this recipe, we will go through the steps to use VMM 2012 to discover a physical computer, install an operating system, add the Hyper-V role, and then add the machine to a host group with streamline procedures in a highly automated operation.

Getting ready

Before starting a Bare Metal deployment, a one-time configuration of the environment is required, and then when that is completed, you can start provisioning physical servers.

Go through the following steps to prepare the infrastructure for a Bare-Metal deployment:

  1. Deploying a PXE Server: Install a new server (for example, w2012-wds01) with Windows Deployment Services (WDS) to provide PXE services. Configure both ...

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