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Cannot deploy simple Windows 2016 VM

asked 2020-10-21 00:31:14 +0300

rliberty gravatar image

Hello! Using vRealize 8.1 and a slightly modified VMware cloudbase config...

I'm not able to get cloudbase to kick off at all.

In the cloudbase logs, I can see multiple errors, etc.

WARNING [-] ISO extraction failed on <partition: \\?\globalroot\device\harddisk0\partition2=""> with WindowsCloudbaseInitException("Cannot open file: 'The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.'

I can see the ISO is attached but cloudbase doesn't appear to be able to use it.

Thank you for any input!

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answered 2020-10-22 05:55:58 +0300

rliberty gravatar image

I found that the #cloud-config header was missing in the XML file. I was missing a pipe in my blueprint.

  cloudConfig: |
      content: Cloudbase-Init test
      path: c:\test.txt
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