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When you perform an unattended installation of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager Server, the installation prompts you for the product key. However, because a product key is not provided with the installation media, you cannot complete the installation.
For example, this problem occurs when you run the following command to perform an unattended installation:
Setup.exe /server /i /f vmserver.ini
This problem occurs because the System Center Virtual Machine Manager Server does not support unattended installations.
To resolve this problem, double-click the Setup.exe file to perform an attended installation for the System Center Virtual Machine Manager Server.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
You can perform unattended installations for the Administrator Console component and for the Self-Service Portal component. To obtain the setup switches for these components, run the following command: