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Windows 10 PXE boot "DHCP failed" in Hyper-V PoC test lab

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  • Hi all,

    I've used a high-end PC running Windows 10.  Installed Hyper-V and set up a test lab as per: Test lab instructions

    The only deviations are:

    • It's not connecting to the internet through the external-poc switch (the switch is set up correctly, but our domain proxy is so locked down it's not worth the effort);
    • Instead of the prepared W7 image, I've used a copy of one of our W7 machines.

    I then work my way through the sequence in Windows 10 PoC MDT

    Reference image is created without issue.

    Updating PC1 to W10 works fine, presumably because the process begins in W7 after it's contacted the DHCP. 

    Applying the image to PC2 and PC3 (which are "bare metal" VMs) results in the following failure:

    I've gone through the guides twice and can't see where I've going wrong.  Can anyone offer guidance on which step I've not done correctly?

    Thursday, April 20, 2017 4:00 PM

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  • Hi Wise,

    Here is article below for your reference:

    Generation 2 Virtual Machine Overview

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn282285%28v=ws.11%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396

    Walkthrough: Deploy an Image by using PXE

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc722358(v=ws.10).aspx

    Best Regards

    John


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    Friday, April 21, 2017 8:16 AM
  • So the Gen 2 VM overview says i can PXE boot using the standard adaptor.  That's what I'm trying and failing to do.

    the Walkthough for "deploying an image by using PXE", states "A client is directed (by using DHCP Options or the PXE Server response) to download Wdsnbp.com" - it seems that this stage is what is triggering the DHCP failure.

    As I'm following another walkthough (found here):

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/itpro/windows/deploy/windows-10-poc-mdt

    One of these steps should have set up the DHCP to enable the client to be directed to download wdsnbp.com - which it doesn't seem to be doing.  So either that step is missing or I've made a mistake.  Which is it, and how do I fix it?

    Monday, April 24, 2017 1:56 PM
  • Hi Will,

    >>One of these steps should have set up the DHCP to enable the client to be directed to download wdsnbp.com

    Since this issue is related with MDT, I suggest that you could post it in the MDT forum to get effect support:

    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/home?forum=mdt

    Best Regards

    John


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    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 9:35 AM
  • Hello,

    Have you solved this problem, i have the exact same issue.

    Thank You

    Monday, October 16, 2017 9:24 PM
  • Hi,

    Does it get the IP address from your DHCP? From where is the DHCP located and how will the VM connect to the DHCP server? If it is in a different subnet, then DHCP relay should be allowed between the subnets. If we these are already in place

    Have you tried after disabling the secure boot?

    Regards,
    Bala

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:49 AM