Thanks for those links. They should come in handy. :) As for the logon scripts, I was referring to the admin account. When loging into the admin account VCL creates after a successful reservation, it logs me out immediately (doesn't even show desktop). All I'm able to see is "saving settings".
On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 10:03 AM, Aaron Peeler <aaron_pee...@ncsu.edu>wrote: > Your right - we're in the slow process of putting documentation at the > Apache wiki: > <http://cwiki.apache.org/VCL/> > > Please note this is going to be the official location. > > A rough outline of the documentation organization. > <http://cwiki.apache.org/VCL/documentation-organization.html> > > With the steps to create a base XP image: > <http://cwiki.apache.org/VCL/creating-base-windows-xp-image.html> > > We'll be fine tuning and stream lining these steps as we move forward. > > Likely with the two methods in mind: > 1) a perl based capture_image script, that would do most if not all of the > step 8 ssh service is installed and configured. > 2) using the web interface to capture a image from a node > > > Yes there is a set of post load scripts or logon scripts that the root > account runs during the autologon process. > These are outlined in steps 13 and 14 > > Aaron > > > --On April 14, 2009 4:59:39 PM -0400 Melba Lopez <milo...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > Initially after deploying our XP image, RDP continued to refuse connection >> using the credentials given in the VCL web interface. We later found this >> link (not mentioned in the wiki), that requires you to enable remote >> connection. (Perhaps this should be added to the wiki?) >> >> >> http://vcl.ncsu.edu/help/applications-images/creating-windows-xp-base-ima >> ges >> >> 3. Setup environment (most of following are recommendations just to create >> default configuration): >> - go to Start->My Computer->right click and choose "Show on Desktop" >> - in "System Properties" (Start->My Computer->right click->Properties) >> under "Remote" tab, check "Allow users to connect remotely to this >> computer" - IMPORTANT! >> >> >> After enabling this setting and redeploying, we encountered a new error >> where admin logs you in momentarily and quickly logs you out of the >> account. >> >> I tried this several times, even redoing the image to ensure I followed >> the steps in the wiki, but I see the same result along with some >> inconsistencies in between. I've encountered 2 different scenarios more >> than once (with the same base image unchanged): >> >> Scenario 1: >> Once the VM is booting, root gets logged in and it runs its scripts. >> Because of the VCLprepare.cmd script, it should automatically log off >> root, but in this scenario, this does not happen. Thus, I go and log off >> root manually. I then see the "admin" account in the gui. I try to RDP >> with the credentials (and try the downloaded rdp file), and it will >> quickly log me in and out. >> >> Scenario 2: >> VM boots up and root logs in, runs scripts and logs out. The gui only >> shows root and does not show an "admin" account. I try to RDP with the >> credentials (and try the downloaded rdp file), and it will quickly log me >> in and out. When I reboot the VM, the admin account now shows up in the >> gui. Using the downloaded rdp file, it gives me an error connecting to >> the VM. I then try using RDP manually, I'm able to login to admin, but >> it quickly logs me out. >> >> What scripts are being run at admin logon? Is there a script or a >> setting I forgot to implement? >> >> >> -- >> Melba Lopez >> milo...@gmail.com >> > > > > Aaron Peeler > OIT Advanced Computing > College of Engineering-NCSU > 919.513.4571 > http://vcl.ncsu.edu > -- Melba Lopez milo...@gmail.com