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bazcurtis
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DL380g5 installing Windows 2012

Hi,

 

I would like to install Windows 2012 on one of my dl380g5s. I can't find a SmartStart that will support this. I have downloaded SPP, but that doesn't have any Windows installation options.

 

Do I just boot from the Windows disk and update all the drivers after installation? What is the recommended way to get Windows 2012 on this box?

 

Best wishes

Michael

 

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Murali_V
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Re: DL380g5 installing Windows 2012

Hi Michael, Windows 2012 is not supported in DL380 G5 server.

Refer the follwoing for more informaion:
Windows Server Certification and Support HP ProLiant & BladeSystem Servers:
http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/windows/index.html

DL380 G5 OS Certifications:
http://h18004.www1.hp.com/products/servers/os/certification.html?var1=DL380%20G5#d

If any one has workaround, please share.

Regards,
Murali Mohan

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bazcurtis
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Re: DL380g5 installing Windows 2012

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Well isn't that annoying! :(

 

The base storage server has drivers

 

http://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/psi/swdHome/?sp4ts.oid=3239518&lang=en&lang=en&cc=...

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Eric-Tsai
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Re: DL380g5 installing Windows 2012

Sharing my experience running Windows Server 2012 R2 on HP DL380 G5:

http://erictsai.wordpress.com/2013/11/14/dl380-g5-windows-server-2012-r2/

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