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  • Hello,

    as you know, with Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials it's possible to activate Hyper-V role. I found a manual to configurate the auto-deployment of the 2012 R2 Essentials VM but what is to do if I want to setup 2012 R2 Essentials as Hyper-V host with the RTM iso?

    I removed the Essentials role, but after the needed restart, the assistant to configurate Essentials role starts again. This is also Happening, when I already have activated the Hyper-V role.

    I know, I also could use 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter - but we have many customers that are only want to buy a license for 2012 R2 Essentials and use it as Hyper-V host and not the Hyper-V Server 2012 R2.

    What's the solution when I don't want to adjust the iso as described here:

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/341bd905-1d99-4e3d-af16-04aadf9e9ab9/installing-windows-server-2012-essentials-r2-hyperv-role

     

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013 2:46 PM

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