Activating a cloned Windows server

NOTE: These instructions are for Cloud servers deployed from existing volume snapshots. They are the final steps to be performed after the initial deployment

Follow these final steps to activate a Windows OS cloud server from an existing volume snapshot: 

  1. Click in the confirmation screen after completing a live clone and take note of the temporary password.
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  2. Connect to the Virtual Console. 
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  3. Log in with the old password associated with the volume snapshot. 
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  4. Browse to C:\Script and execute the script located at C:\Script\windowscloudreset.bat
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  5. Wait for the machine to finish rebooting. (this may occur more than once)
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  6. Connect to the virtual console (see image at step 2).
  7. Log in with the temporary password (noted from step 1)
  8. Change your password.
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