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asked 2016-06-02 19:02:36 +0200

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updated 2016-06-02 19:04:21 +0200

Set path and Download

$cloudbaseInitZipPath = Join-Path $pwd Start-BitsTransfer -Source "" ` -Destination $cloudbaseInitZipPath

Install Cloudbase-Init and prepare the image for OpenStack:

$vhdxPath = "C:\VHDs\Nano.vhdx"

.\CloudbaseInitOfflineSetup.ps1 -VhdPath $vhdxPath -CloudbaseInitZipPath $cloudbaseInitZipPath

I get PS C:\cloudbase-init-offline-install> .\CloudbaseInitOfflineSetup.ps1 -VhdPath $vhdxPath -CloudbaseInitZipPath $cloudbaseInitZipPath C:\cloudbase-init-offline-install\CloudbaseInitOfflineSetup.ps1 : A parameter cannot be found that matches parameter name 'VhdPath'. At line:1 char:33 + .\CloudbaseInitOfflineSetup.ps1 -VhdPath $vhdxPath -CloudbaseInitZipP ... + ~~~~~~~~ + CategoryInfo : InvalidArgument: (:) [CloudbaseInitOfflineSetup.ps1], ParameterBindingException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : NamedParameterNotFound,CloudbaseInitOfflineSetup.ps1

Paths are correct and tested...

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answered 2016-06-03 01:07:09 +0200

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The tutorial you have followed is outdated, as Nano Server is part of the Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview, and since then two newer versions TP4/TP5 appeared. Please follow the instructions from Github.

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answered 2016-06-02 19:24:53 +0200

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According to , you need to use NewNanoServerImage.ps1 to generate a Nano image. More information you can find here:



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using instructions I have built the VHDX file - Add the Cloudbase settings to the VHDX file the issue is when I run the .\CloudbaseInitOfflineSetup.ps1 -VhdPath $vhdxPath A parameter cannot be found that matches parameter name 'VhdPath'.

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