How to Install Roles and Features Offline to a VHD/VHDX in Windows Server 2012 R2

How to Install Roles and Features Offline to a VHD/VHDX in Windows Server 2012 R2

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As you know there's a lot  of great things on this  new release, this new feature is so interesting to me because if you have Virtual Machine Templates on Hyper-V now you can modify them and made your installations really fast.

In my scenario I have 3 VHD Templates
  1. Bronze Template (48GB for Print Servers/ Web Servers)
  2. Silver Template  (64GB for )
  3. Gold Template  (72GB for DC's/ File Servers/ System Center Servers/ SQL Servers )

Step by Step to Edit/Modify a VHD/VHDX Offline 

Go to Server Manager and Click on Mange and Add Roles and Features



Select your VHD/VHDX


After Selecting your Roles and  Features click Install







Now you're done editing your VM Template/V
HD 






















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