[Openstack] Imaages

Eduardo Gonzalez dabarren at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 08:21:56 UTC 2015

For create a Windows instance on Openstack, first, the Windows image need
to be "cooked" with some programs.
Here you have a how to reference:

You can find a windows server 2012(evaluation license) image ready for
openstack right here: http://www.cloudbase.it/windows-cloud-images/
Just download and create the image in glance
KVM as hypervisor:

glance image-create --property hypervisor_type=qemu --name "Windows Server
2012 R2 Std Eval"
--container-format bare --disk-format qcow2

Hyper-V as hypervisor:

glance image-create --property hypervisor_type=hyperv --name "Windows
Server 2012 R2 Std Eval"
--container-format bare --disk-format vhd

Eduardo Gonzalez

2015-09-17 19:08 GMT+02:00 venkatesh kotipalli <openstackvenkatesh at gmail.com

> Hi All,
> Openstack can support images  format is qcwo2,iso,raw,.....etc
> Supoose i have windows2012R2 iso. These iso uploaded to openstack and spin
> the VM with windows2012R2 iso. Console is not appear.
> I am searching some blogs. What i am understanding some Image converted
> commands,drivers but this procedure i can't digest.
> Please anyone spin the VM with windows os. Share the step by step
> procedure.
> Regards
> Venkatesh.k
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