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How to enable CID on View Desktop when Sysprep is used instead of Quickprep

Product: Stratusphere FIT/UX        

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Updated: October 11, 2012

 

Problem:

How to settup CID on master image for presistent pool using Sysprep

 

Symptoms: N/A

 

Possible Resolution(s):

Steps to acomplish the task:

Configure Guest Customization in vCenter

Step 1) In vCenter go to Customizations Specification Manager (Ctrl+Shift+U)

Example:

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Step 2) Select "New"

Example:

New.jpg

Step 2) Enter New Customization Specification

  • Target Virtual Machines OS: Windows
  • Name:  "CID PostSync - x86"
  • Description: This sysprep customization will execut this script:

    C:\Program Files (x86)\Liquidware Labs\Connector ID\admin scripts\VMWareView_PostSyncScript.bat

Example:

Customization1.jpg

Note: For x86 systems use "CID PostSync - x86" and the path: C:\Program Files\Liquidware Labs\Connector ID\admin scripts\

Step 3) Type in the owner's name and organization

Step 4) Specify a computer name that will indentify this virutal machine on a network (Netbios name)

  • NetBIOS Name: ViewPool-x
  • Select: Append a numeric value to ensure eniqueness

Example:

viewpool.jpg

Step 5) Enter the Windows licensing information

Step 6) Specify the password and auto logon option for the Administrator account.

  • Check the log on as the Administrator box.
  • Set the number of time to logon automatically to "1"

Example:

AdminPassword.jpg

Step 7) Select a time zone for this virtual machine

Step 8) Enter the path to the CID post Sync script. Click Add

For x64 systems enter this: C:\Program Files (x86)\Liquidware Labs\Connector ID\admin scripts\VMWareView_PostSyncScript.bat

For x86 systems enter this: C:\Program Files\Liquidware Labs\Connector ID\admin scripts\VMWareView_PostSyncScript.bat

Example:

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Step 9) Select the appropriate Network settings and select Next

Step 10) Specify Wokgroup/Domain information for this vritual machine select Next

Step 11) Select "Generate New Security ID (SID), Next and Finish.

Updating vMware View Pool settings

Step 1) In vMware View Manager, Select the pool and "Edit"

Step 2) Select "Guest Customization"

Step 3) Click on the appropriate customization script, then click OK

Note: Since Sysprep was selected for the guest customization option, your script is available for selection. 

Example:

sysprep-view.jpg

 

Step 4) Accept the changes and recompose the pool.

 

 

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