If the cluster nodes are shipped from Dell Technologies with a preinstalled operating system, complete the out-of-box experience (OOBE):
The OEM operating system is preactivated and the Hyper-V role is predeployed for Windows Server 2019/2022. After completing the OOBE steps, perform the steps in
Install roles and features
to complete the cluster deployment and Storage Spaces Direct configuration. For the Azure Stack HCI operating system, roles and features are preinstalled.
The Azure Stack HCI operating system factory image has multilingual support for these languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Polish, and Italian. To change language:
Run the following PowerShell commands.
<LANGUAGE> can be en-US, fr-FR, ja-JP, ko-KR, de-DE, pl-PL, it-IT, or es-ES.
Set-WinSystemLocale -systemlocale <LANGUAGE>
- Reboot after running the commands.
Note: For all of the languages except Polish, the main screen changes to the appropriate font. For Polish, the English font is used.
If you purchased a license for a secondary operation system to run your virtual machines, the VHD file is located in the C:\Dell_OEM\VM folder. Copy this VHD file to a virtual disk in your Azure Stack HCI cluster and create virtual machines using this VHD.
Note: Do not run your virtual machine with the VHD file residing on the BOSS device (for example, c:\ ). It should always be on c:\clusterstorage\<VD1>