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Mounting Config Drive on a Windows 2008 Guest?

asked 2013-04-01 14:34:54 -0500

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In our setup we can't use HTTP metadata, so config drive is really our only option for metadata. Unfortunately Windows seems to have only started supporting ISO9660 drive formats with Windows 2012.

Is there any way to mount this under Windows (third-pary or native)? Currently Windows can see the disk, but only shows it as unallocated.

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answered 2013-04-02 08:58:51 -0500

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updated 2013-04-02 17:24:25 -0500

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Our Windows Cloud-Init provides ConfigDrive support (ISO, not vfat):

http://www.cloudbase.it/cloud-init-for-windows-instances/

Here's the direct link to the installer download: http://www.cloudbase.it/downloads/CloudbaseInitSetup_Beta.msi

Alessandro Pilotti Cloudbase Solutions

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Thanks for the reply! It doesn't look like cloud-init supports config drive for Server 2008 though.

jzwiep gravatar imagejzwiep ( 2013-04-02 18:48:55 -0500 )edit

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