PXE Server list does not contain the desired server type

Article:TECH167236  |  Created: 2011-08-16  |  Updated: 2012-07-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH167236
Article Type
Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



The client does not boot successfully  in to PreOS (WinPE).


Error



List does not contain an active server.
PXE Server list does not contain the desired server type.

Environment



Deployment Solution Server (6.9 x)
Separate DHCP Server
Separate PXE Server
DS Server is not in the same VLAN or Subnet as PXE Server and it client.


Cause



DHCP options for this VLAN (Subnet) are incorrect.


Solution



Check DHCP options for the VLAN or subnet.
Option 43 -> only set if necessary (try without this option)
Option 60 -> only set if necessary (try without this option)
      -> HOWTO1392
Creating and setting option 060 on a DHCP server

check if values for option 66 and 67 are correctly set.
For example:
 Option 66 = Hostname or IP of machine which contains the boot file
 Option 67 = path to the boot file:
BStrap\x86pc\BStrap.0



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