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New Release: Set-LinuxVM v3.1 (Unattended Linux VM Configuration Tool for Hyper-V)
Posted in Virtual Machine Manager, Windows Powershell | No Comment | 5,550 views | 19/03/2012 21:12


Info: SetLinuxVM now supports Hyper-V v3 and SCVMM 2012 SP1 as well!

After number of bug fixes, improvements and new functionalities, Set-LinuxVM reached to version 3.1 stable.

Fixed bugs:
1) Integration services installation bug.
2) Synthetic network adapter issue
3) Wait-VMProcess improvements

New functionalities:
1) Windows Server 8 Beta support! You can use SetLinuxVM on Powershell v3.
2) Hyper-V v3 support! SetLinuxVM is now compatible with new Hyper-V wmi interface.
3) SCVMM 2012 SP1 support! SetLinuxVM recognizes SCVMM 2012 SP1 and uses it automatically.
4) New Restart-LinuxVM command for Linux VM reboot.

General functionalities:
1) Unattended IP, Hostname and DNS configuration for Linux VMs.
2) Automatic Linux integration components installation.
3) Multi Distro Support: Debian, Ubuntu, Centos, Fedora, Redhat, Suse and CloudLinux!
4) Automatic CPanel and Parallels Plesk installation.
5) Linux VM Template support
6) Hyper-V support! You don’t need SCVMM to use this script.
7) Multiple Hyper-V and SCVMM host support.
8) Automatic Emulated NIC to Synthetic NIC support.
9) No need to internet connection (SSH access etc.) or additional changes on VM.
10) Custom Answer File support! You can execute your own scripts.

Copyright (C) 2012 Yusuf Ozturk

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA


Donate: Thanks to support this open source project!


1. First, you should allow signed Powershell scripts:

Set-ExecutionPolicy AllSigned

2. Extract file and move “SetLinuxVM” directory under to “C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules”.

3. Import as a module:

Import-Module SetLinuxVM

4. That’s it. To see how to use it:

Get-help Set-LinuxVM -full

5. Follow to instructions.

You can search in my blog for how to create Linux VM templates!

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