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Client timed out: Symantec Ghost

Created: 24 Aug 2014 | 1 comment

The software is not backing up the image of the client .
Tried installing all the required drivers. Still no luck.

The client machine restarts in winPE environment and enters command prompt says "Polling for bound server" and keeps on going for a long time. 

Meanwhile the console reports "Client timed out" and task gets failed.

Client : HP prolink server , with Broadcom Netxtreme 2 Quad Ethernet.

Console Server : Dell Optiplex 7010 

OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition both systems.

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EdT's picture

Can you disable all but one of the four ethernet ports?  I seem to recall their being an issue with Ghosting machines with more than one active NIC. 

Also, which drivers did you use?  If using the WinPE V2 release that comes with Ghost you need to add Vista 32 bit drivers as WinPE V2 is based on the Vista kernel.

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