Unalbe to launch droplet console

We are unable to login using putty or using ‘launch droplet console option’ We also tried ‘launch recovery console’ but again its not connecting and giving timeout option.

Before that when we were able to login, we did following steps: 1-Installed necessary stuff apt-get update && apt-get install qemu -y apt install qemu-utils -y apt install qemu-system-x86-xen -y apt install qemu-system-x86 -y apt install qemu-kvm -y 2-Created the empty image file with qemu-img create -f raw windows2019.img 16G 3-Downloaded Drivers and Windows with wget -O virtio-win.iso ‘INPUT YOUR LINK HERE’ wget -O windows2019.iso ‘INPUT YOUR LINK HERE’ 4- Virtualize the image on vnc viewer. 5.Compressed the Image File with dd if=windows2019.img | gzip -c>windows2019.gz 6.Hosted the image on droplet with apt install apache2 sudo ufw allow ‘Apache’ cp windows2019.gz /var/www/html/ 7.For installation executed this command wget -O- --no-check-certificate http://your-image-ip/windows2019.gz | gunzip | dd of=/dev/vda it throws error approximately at 88% and after that we are unable to access putty.

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July 6, 2022

Hello there,

Executing the commands that you’ve mentioned should not prevent you to access the droplet using ssh-client or the recovery console.

What is the exact error when trying to access the droplet using both methods? Can you verify that the droplet is online and responsive?


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