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WDS:The selected disk space is not of type ESP. RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello,

    I'm configuring the WDS on Server 2016 and I want to create unattendent.xml. 

    PXE starts normally but then I see an error (please look at screenshot).

    If I set Primary, the error is

    If I set Primary ,the error in log file is:

    "IBSLIB LogReasons: [BLOCKING reason for {disk 0 offset 0x100000}: CanBeSystemVolume] The selected disk space is not of type ESP".


    • Edited by Dissonance Monday, April 15, 2019 4:42 PM
    Monday, April 15, 2019 4:40 PM

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  • Hi,

    To better troubleshoot the issue, could you please upload your unattend.xml file to OneDrive then share us the link?

    Best Regards,


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    Tuesday, April 16, 2019 9:41 AM
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  • Hi, 
    Was your issue solved?
    If no, please reply and tell us the current situation in order to provide further help. 
    Best Regards,

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    Thursday, April 18, 2019 5:34 PM
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  • Yes. It was solved. The correct answer here is for Windows 10 we need to specify 4 partitions with the respective type.
    Thursday, June 6, 2019 8:10 AM