Boot processHere's a simplified overview of the boot process that the PXE clients go thourgh when this method is used.
C->S DHCP request for IP S->C Acknowledges IP request and gives the client a (free) ip-address C->S DHCP request for bootserver/file S->C DHCP Reply for bootserver/file SERVER:/boot/myserver/wdsnbp.0 C->S TFTP Request for bootfile /boot/myserver/wdsnbp.0 S->C TFTP Reply /boot/myserver/wdsnbp.0 C->S BINL request (where can I find the BCD file?) Server finds in tftpd.log where that client has downloaded its wdsnbp file from and relies with the bcd file in that same directory. S->C BINL reply /boot/pxeboot.com and /boot/myserver/bcd C->S TFTP request /boot/pxeboot.com S->C TFTP reply /boot/pxeboot.com C->S TFTP request /boot/mysystem/bcd S->C TFTP reply /boot/mysystem/bcd Client reads BCD file and finds out where to download the boot.sdi and winpe.wim from C->S TFTP request /boot/boot.sdi S->C TFTP reply /boot/boot.sdi C->S TFTP request /boot/winpe.wim S->C TFTP reply /boot/winpe.wimThen the client boots into Windows PE. When that is done it takes these seps we have prepared:
Log filesObvious locations to look when troubleshooting is in the logs, check out the following logfiles:
More...I'll add more info when I find out.
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