You need to specify the xml in the command.

sysprep.exe /oobe /generalize /shutdown c:\system32\sysprep\unattend.xml.

On w2016, its Autounattend.xml for the file name.

On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 5:28 AM, Cloud List <> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I am using CloudStack 4.8 and KVM hypervisor, andI tried creating a Windows
> Server 2016 OS template using sysprep following the instruction on the
> "System Preparation for Windows Server 2008 R2" section of the
> documentation at below URL:
> administration/en/4.8/templates/_create_windows.html
> However, after the template is created and I tried to spin off a new VM
> using the template, the console is still prompting the Language and
> Country/Region selection, EULA and change password selection when
> booting-up. It seems that the sysprep process to automate those steps
> didn't work.
> I did saved the unattend.xml file into the C:\Windows\System32\sysprep
> folder and run "sysprep.exe /oobe /generalize /shutdown" before creating
> the template from the main VM.
> Did I miss anything, or is the sysprep process for Windows Server 2016 is
> different from 2008? The same method worked for 2012 last time.
> Any advice is appreciated, thank you.
> Cheers.
> -ip-


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