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Error while installing openvswitch

asked 2015-08-30 12:38:58 +0300

Rochdi gravatar image

updated 2015-08-30 12:42:32 +0300

Hello, I faced a problem while installing ovs on hyperv which is netcfg failed to install open vswitch hyperv switch extension.

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answered 2015-08-31 13:04:21 +0300

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  1. Did you use the installer from the following link: ?
  2. Did you accept the certificate when the pop-up appeared?
  3. Do you have Hyper-V Role enabled?


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1. yes I did. 2. is the certificate appear when the installation in progress? if yes, it's sure that I accepted. Otherwise tell me from where I should get it. 3. Yes my hyper-v Role is enabled.

Rochdi gravatar imageRochdi ( 2015-08-31 13:19:43 +0300 )edit

On what Windows OS ware you installing it? Additionally, we released a new beta a few days ago, can you please confirm that this happens for you using the latest MSI available?

alexpilotti gravatar imagealexpilotti ( 2015-08-31 13:57:11 +0300 )edit

2. yes the certificate is the one in the installation progress. Could you please post the output of: PnPutil.exe -e.

aserdean gravatar imageaserdean ( 2015-08-31 14:02:08 +0300 )edit

alexpilotti : Currently I'm using your windows server that you published in your web site. Ok I'll try to use the latest MSI but Could you please give me a link from which I can download. aserdean : Tomorrow Incha'Allah I will post the output of PnPutil.exe -e because I'm not in the office. Thank you all.

Rochdi gravatar imageRochdi ( 2015-09-01 15:01:26 +0300 )edit

We updated our installer today. It should work out of the box now. Link for the installer is: (the one you can find on our website). Installer is automatically updated as we integrate new patches.

aserdean gravatar imageaserdean ( 2015-09-02 00:47:32 +0300 )edit

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