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Digital Ocean - "gzip: STDIN: not in gzip format" ERROR!

gmelectronics
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Template Name: (2012.R2.STD.x64.EVAL.US-English.gz )

Vendor: (Digital Ocean)

Vendor Service Package: (20 GB Droplet)

Physical or Virtual: (VPS)

Motherboard: (N/A)

Processor: (N/A)

RAM: (512MB)

Location: (NY2)

Error Information: I am installing the Microsoft Server 2012 and I am getting this error stating that the image is not in gzip format. 

 

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Topic starter Posted : July 20, 2017 9:49 pm
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gmelectronics
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My apologies, I posted before checking rules. 

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Topic starter Posted : July 20, 2017 10:03 pm
SysAdmin
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Posted by: gmelectronics

My apologies, I posted before checking rules. 

No worries!

Apologies for not replying further sooner!

I believe the issue you are experiencing is related to the -O- switch for wget. You are using a lowercase "o" when you should be using an uppercase "O", your command should be "wget -O-".

A little more background information here -  https://askubuntu.com/questions/239429/whats-the-function-of-wgets-o

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Posted : July 21, 2017 8:26 pm
gmelectronics
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Eureka! Simple Solution. Now we wait with a cup of coffee while the magic happens. 

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Topic starter Posted : July 21, 2017 11:27 pm
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Posted by: gmelectronics

Eureka! Simple Solution. Now we wait with a cup of coffee while the magic happens. 

Thankfully it was a simple fix, best of luck and enjoy!

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Posted : July 21, 2017 11:28 pm
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