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  1. #1

    Question Windows Installation

    How to install Windows Server 2003 or 2008 on DSS?
    Is there any way?

  2. #2


    No there is no way as the DSS is an operating system, only other way is to install DSS as a Virtual Machine. See link below.
    2010.10 DSS V6 - installing as a Virtual Machine
    All the best,

    Todd Maxwell

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  3. #3


    Have you tried installing Windows Server on DSS? Its not that much tough to install on DSS. Try it. If you get error share it, you will get solution.

  4. #4


    installation on DSS can definitely be a solution...try out..

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2010


    Dont think so guys....
    no way to install windows inside DSS.

    move along, nothing to see here....

  6. #6


    When this problem happened after the creation of new parameters, or switch teams?

    It could be an old building, older drivers, age of the RAID controller BIOS.

  7. #7


    Quote Originally Posted by asifmcp
    How to install Windows Server 2003 or 2008 on DSS?
    Is there any way?
    Follow up these steps:

    1. Make sure that you have: libc6-dev linux-libc-dev gcc-3.3 g++-3.3, if not:
    sudo apt-get install libc6-dev linux-libc-dev gcc-3.3 g++-3.3

    2.Download the sourcecode of DSS-Source-,but before you should create an account in to download DarwinStreamingSrvr5.5.5-Source.

    3. Extract the file directory:
    tar xzf DarwinStreamingSrvr5.5.5-Source.tar.gz DarwinStreamingSrvr5.5.5-Source

    4. Create a group and user for Darwin:
    sudo addgroup --system qtss
    sudo adduser --system --no-create-home --ingroup qtss qtss

    4.1 Not necessary,but if you want change password to qtss (user) for example “xx”
    sudo passwd qtss

    5. Enter to “DarwinStreamingSrvr5.5.5-Source” directory and type:
    ./Buildit install

    With this command start to compile DSS and creates a new directory called “DarwinStreamingSrvr5.5.5-Linux”

    6. Enter to “DarwinStreamingSrvr5.5.5-Linux and type:
    sudo ./Install

    The command will show:
    Installing Darwin Streaming Server

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Aug 2010


    You can find our manual at :

    And you can see that Open-E system is an Operating System, not just a service or a tool.

    So to install Windows 2003/2008 within it, that means installing operating system within operating system, and the only way to do that is by using a virtual solution such as VMware.
    Then you can install all the kind of operating systems that you want within the VMware that is running on a Volume created by Open-E system.

    You may now ask, so how to deal with VMware and Open-E, the answer will be found in one of the PDFs or videos within the following links:

  9. #9

    Default windows installation

    Even I had same problem

    Anybody who knows it please help

    otherwise I have to wait for newer version


  10. #10


    You need to first install windows server than u can install DSS.
    I think it will help

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