Tag: dhcp

Blog, Hyper-V

What is Hyper-V Server 2012 and how do I install and administer it?

Hyper-V Server 2012 is a stand-alone product offered for free by Microsoft. Basically, it’s a stripped down Windows Server 2012 Core installation, which is meant to only be running Hyper-V. This might work fine for you if you are only using the host as a hypervisor, as it’s free and leaves minimal footprint and attack surface. This is really practical if you’re running your server for lab environments or if you just want to run all of your server/client machines…

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Blog, Configuration Manager 2007

How To Solve WDS Issue with DHCP Port Conflict

Regedit force WDS to not use DHCP ports

INTRODUCTION Have you ever installed WDS and DHCP on the same server? Usually this doesn’t cause a problem, but in some cases, you will have issues with starting the WDS server. Looking at the event log you will see this nasty error: “The Windows Deployment Services Server service terminated with service-specific error Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted” SOLUTION The solution to this problem is manually changing a registry value to force the WDS…

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Blog, Configuration Manager Current Branch

Don’t forget this step if you want clients to PXE boot using SCCM

INTRODUCTION I have run into a problem when booting the client from PXE. The clients were receiving IP from DHCP, but no receiving the boot image from the PXE Service Point. Looking into smspxe.log in C:\Program Files\SMS_CCM\Logs\ I found this error: Warning: Matching Processor Architecture Boot image not found SOLUTION The reason for this error was that I had only enabled this setting for my x86 boot image and not my x64 boot image. Once this was activated, the client…

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