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BMC nics are blocking DHCP offers from reaching target nic

In our environment we have a range of Dell and HP servers with two mac addresses for one interface, one mac for the BMC and one mac for the nic itself, but they share the same physical interface. ...
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1answer
34 views

Determining if imaging is required with WDS

We are a business of under 200 PC's that are looking at implementing preventative maintenance tasks such as regular imaging or updates but would like to see if there is a better method then IT coming ...
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PXE Booting: Default boot file name?

When implementing PXE booting, is it necessary to specify a specific boot file in the DHCP options, or can you have a default boot file and so not specify that option?
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PXE DHCP configuration with existing DHCP server

How am I to configure my DHCP service, so that it handles PXE requests while there is still another DHCP server on the network? I managed to set up a working PXE system in a separate environment (One ...
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1answer
136 views

WDS deploying Different architectures (64-bit and 32-bit) with a single boot image

At the moment I have a WDS server set up with 2 Windows 7 boot images (32 Bit and 64 Bit) because we are running a mixed environment which will stay mixed for the near future. We are moving to a VLAN ...
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1answer
84 views

DHCP over PXE fails, but in the OS it works - with configured (R)STP

I'm trying to PXE-boot desktop-machines to install a new OS over the network, but it isn't picking up an IP address via DHCP during boot. When an OS is already booted on the machine, it is working ...
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1answer
70 views

Private DHCP through a switch using two eth interfaces?

Right now, I have an Scientific Linux blade connected to the internet on eth3, and connected to a 48 port Cisco switch on eth2. This Cisco switch is connected to the eth2 of 24 blank blades (which are ...
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472 views

Using a Cisco ASA 5505 to forward PXE (WDS) Requests

I have a Cisco ASA 5505 that uses around 5 NICS for different networks. Currently I'm using my ASA to route traffic as it's the only Cisco device I have capable of the small amount of routing ...
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DHCP: DHCPREQUEST issues

Maybe someone that knows more about DHCP and network that can help me out with this one. I've been thrown for a look with this for awhile now, so I'm reaching out to the ServerFault community. We ...
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1answer
71 views

What file transfer protocols can be used for PXE booting besides TFTP?

According to ISC's dhcpd manpage: The filename statement filename "filename"; The filename statement can be used to specify the name of the initial boot file which is to be loaded ...
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3answers
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PXE boot fails to get IP address via DHCP, but DHCP works when OS booted

I'm trying to PXE-boot a Cisco UCS C240 server to install a new OS over the network, but it isn't picking up an IP address via DHCP during boot. I get the "No DHCP or proxyDHCP offers were received" ...
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2answers
189 views

DHCP Issue with PXE and Android Devices

I am experiencing an issue where Android Devices are consuming the DHCP Pool Range configured for my PXE boot. Is there a way to define Android Devices so they do not use the DHCP Range I have set for ...
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1answer
177 views

Debian Network boot with a VLAN (DHCP + TFTP)

I've been given 34 servers (HP Proliant) to use for HPC. Due to the server owners' request, 33 of these will need to act as diskless thick clients, and one will act as DHCP and TFTP server to enable ...
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1answer
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Client see Windows Deployment Services but still get “selected boot device failed” error

Like the title says I can't Windows Deployment Services working. The client laptop has an ethernet IP address of 10.0.4.94. On the secondary DHCP server I've set option 60 to PXEClient, option 66 to ...
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1answer
1k views

PXE boot linux. PXE-E51: No DHCP or proxyDHCP offers were received

I am trying to have an ubuntu box (192.168.10.9) acting as a PXE server, but i have trouble getting DHCP to work. The PXE server is connected to a SOHO router (192.168.10.1) acting as a switch. I have ...
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3answers
989 views

Can ISC dhcpd operate as a proxy dhcp server for PXE boot?

I have an existing LAN with a DHCP server already dishing out IP addresses. For various reasons I cannot replace that server so it will still need to dish out IP addresses. I've been experimenting ...
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1answer
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Change pointer to IP address of PXE server WDS

The company I'm working for bought another company that's got its own domain. We've connected these together and noticed that both domains have got their own WDS server. Let's call our primary WDS ...
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setup rogue DHCP when using PXE boot

Recently I want to setup PXE boot server (i.e. DHCP server + TFTP server + syslinux software) for my company network in a LAN. I have read the setup details at here: ...
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2answers
383 views

Overlapping DHCP scopes for different VLANs?

Should the following scenario work? I have a DHCP server on VLAN 101, with the IP 192.168.0.5. I have two other VLANs 102 and 103 where I want to hand out IPs the same range 10.20.30.40-240, but from ...
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1answer
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Why does a PXE-booting VM aggressively seek Reverse ARP?

Reverse ARP is.. well, pretty much dead, as far as I'm aware? One of the great Internet success stories in killing off a protocol? It's been deprecated in favor of BOOTP (and later, DHCP) for almost ...
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3answers
593 views

How do I convince Dell blades to PXE Boot

Scenario: Brand new Dell M610 blades. Connected to the network with a 10GE uplink into a Dell PowerConnect M6220 blade switch. DHCP server evidently working, as everything else boots / gets ...
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2answers
550 views

MAC addresses on dual-NIC mainboards

Here's a weird problem. We've got a number of devices with dual-NIC mainboards. Some are Realtek NICs, which suck. Some are Intel e1000s, which don't. I've just noticed on 2 machines, one is an ...
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3answers
3k views

Building a PXE/WDS infrastructure with both Windows Server 2008 and Linux PXE Server

What I want to do is the following: I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 (DC) with a running Active Directory. I added the role Windows Deployment Services and installed both Windows® Automated ...
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3answers
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How to configure TFTPD32 to ignore non PXE DHCP requests?

I want to give our Windows guy a way of easily PXE booting machines for deployment by plugging his laptop into one of our site networks. I've set up a TFTPD32 configuration which does just that, and ...
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2answers
190 views

Can BOOTP in DHCP failover to a second IP?

I have a Linux PXE server, and would like to have failover, so in case the primary PXE server is down the secondary PXE server can take over. The DHCP server is a Windows 2003 R1. Could failover ...
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0answers
607 views

WDS server & Cisco ASA (DHCP)

My setup: WDS server (w2indows 2003 R2) located on subnet 10.1.1.10 Various site locations all on different subnets. Eah site has a Cisco ASA firewall configured to respdon to DHCP requests. ...
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3answers
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PXE with DHCP on another server

Hi I have the following setup : A router that does DHCP a PXE server (VMware workstation Bridged mode) a client I want to boot on (VMware workstation Bridged mode) I was following this guide on ...
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3answers
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Multiple PXE server same subnet

I've been struggling with this for some time. I have a few test machines that boot from the network, they receive the boot data from the DHCP server, this tells them who is the boot server where is ...
2
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3answers
936 views

Inconsistent DHCP replies with Windows 2008R2 DHCP server

I've got a Windows 2008R2 standard server running DHCP services. We've noticed that certain clients are receiving inconsistent DHCP replies. We have over 175 Windows workstations in this VLAN that ...
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1answer
600 views

How to get windows 2008server r2 DHCP to hand out an IP to a PXE-booting client

I really need some help here, Im trying to get a client to PXE-boot using WDS from a 2008 server R2. I've set up a DHCP scope from 10.0.0.11 - 10.0.0.20 255.255.255.0 The server is handing out IPs ...
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'Slow down' A DHCP server on purpose

As the title implies, May look like a silly question, But what i'm trying to do, Is to have 2 DHCP servers in one network. One only leases IPs to Bootp clients (And if the client re-requests ...
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2answers
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Clonezilla-SE with another DHCP Server in LAN

I want to install Clonezilla-Server(192.168.1.100) in a network that already have a DHCP Server (dd-wrt with dnsmasq - 192.168.1.1). I've installed Clonezilla-SE on ubuntu Server 10.10, once installed ...
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1answer
4k views

Configuring a DHCP server to serve multiple subnets on the same VLAN

I have a VLAN composed of multiple subnets, and I would like to use DHCP to centralize IP address designation. The DHCP server (100.100.25.88) is a Debian machine on the subnet 100.100.25.64/27. I ...
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1answer
4k views

PXE Booting Virtualbox guests in internal networking mode?

I am not sure if this is just specific to my distro's packages or is a vbox limitation. So, any help would be appreciated. Ok, so I have a network of VMs, with one VM acting as a NAT for the other ...
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1answer
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Multiple DHCP Server on same subnet and range assignement

Is it possible to have two DHCP Server on the same subnet for address two range of IP? Is it possible to configure one of this DHCP server to serve only a certain range of mac address ? for example ...
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4answers
989 views

PXE boot and DHCP server configuration Failing Auto Installation

I have a ISC DHCP Server installed on Ubuntu 9.10 . I have managed to successfully boot a PXE client , obtain a DHCP address and load the initrd.gz file. But I am facing a vague problem when the ...
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1answer
433 views

Managing DHCP with Cobbler and multiple NICs

I'm trying to setup Cobbler for PXE booting and I want it to also manage DHCP. The issue is I only want one of the two available NICs to manage DHCP. Is there a way to specify which NIC Cobbler will ...
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2answers
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PXE Booting with 2 NICs not finding DHCP server

I have two NICs in a client PC. I have a WDS server. When I boot from PXE on client computer I receive: WdsClient: An error occurred while obtaining an IP address from the DHCP server. Please check ...
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PXE boot not happening due to DHCP issue

I could PXE boot this laptop to some extent yesterday but all of a sudden after some time it started to show this error message. I reinstalled my tftp server etc in between. It seems that DHCP lease ...
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Network booting from PXE

I need to use a network boot server. However, the DHCP Server is pointing to the wrong boot image filename and server. I can't change the DHCP Server itself, since that is controlled by another ...
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2answers
768 views

DHCP / PXE Diagnosing - Is there a wget/wfetch for DHCP?

I am having a few problems with a DHCP / PXE environment, I think I know what the problem is but I really just want to see what the server is getting back. I love tools like Wget and Wfetch for ...
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5answers
2k views

Make Windows Server 2003 DHCP exclude a certain MAC

how can i refuse to assign an IP to a certain mac-address? or the other way round: how can i let the DHCP-server assign an IP only to some very special mac-addresses? i'm running two DHCP-servers on ...
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3answers
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Howto setup Cobbler with PXE if you can't change the dhcp server?

In the past I've setup a PXE server several times by making the normal dhcp server return everything needed for network booting: both the regular ip config AND bootinfo in a single dhcp setup. That ...
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6answers
7k views

PXE Boot - Linux server & OpenBSD client

I have an old machine here I'm trying to setup as a diskless client running OpenBSD, booting from my fedora 10 machine. I've setup tftp and dhcp and both appear to be correct, yet the client just ...
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3answers
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Best way to do DHCPD event logging?

I'm thinking about building an (experimental) system that depends on realtime information from a 'standard' ISC DHCP server on a Linux box. I want to log (and process) events that are related to PXE ...