"Windows server 2012" Cloudmin

Hi all !

what do you think of an installation of windows server 2012 in LVM cloudmin KVM system ?
is it a good idea or big mistake ?
level performences ?

thanks for your answers !

It works pretty well here… I see no reason why not, I’m using it in production. Just remember to change to virtio for disk and net after installing.

It does work well BUT there are some critical things you need in your .cfg file. Here is what I used to be able to make Windows work:

memory = 12288
maxmem = 12288
name = 'win-2008-server'
vif = [ 'ip=x.x.x.x,mac=00:16:3e:C4:50:77' ]
address = 'x.x.x.x'
netmask = '255.255.255.224'
disk = ['phy:/dev/vg_hosting1/win-2008-server_img,hda,w','file:/images/win2008-v2/2008.R2.SP1.ESD.en-US.Mar2015.iso,hdc:cdrom,r']
boot = 'dc'
on_reboot = 'restart'
on_poweroff = 'restart'
kernel = "/usr/lib/xen/boot/hvmloader"
builder = "hvm"
device_model = "/usr/lib64/xen/bin/qemu-dm"
acpi = 1
pae = 1
vnc = 1
vnclisten = "0.0.0.0"
vncunused = 1
vncpasswd = "xxxxxxx"
#
apic = 1
sdl = 0
serial="pty"
vga="stdvga"
stdvga=1
videoram=16
viridian=1
localtime=1
keymap="pl"
usb=1
usbdevice="tablet"
shadow_memory=8
device_model_version = 'qemu-xen'

Once you have your VM up and running you will need to install some PVM drivers to ensure everything works smoothly.

http://wiki.univention.de/index.php?title=Installing-signed-GPLPV-drivers

I had another bookmark but the site seems unresponsive. I’ll post back if I find it.