Boot up through network card

How do I setup a computer so that it boots up via network.

I'm trying to setup my computer it can boot up through a network card.

I want to create a backup method that will use the network card to fully restore a harddrive.
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AxterAsked:
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Do you have a option in your BIOS to boot from a network? In the boot order section. A little more info on your system would help.
AxterAuthor Commented:
>>Do you have a option in your BIOS to boot from a network? In the boot order section. A little more info on your system would help.

Yes, my computer has option to boot from network, but I'm trying to determin what I need on the network to have it boot up.
JonybrvCommented:
Usually, this should be F12 key. You need to enable BOOTP client to acheive this. Check out more information here:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Q_20780694.html?query=bootp&searchType=topic
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Glen A.IT Project ManagerCommented:
Good site with info on booting through network card.

http://www.naos.co.nz/papers/diskless/index1.html

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chicagoanCommented:
Cabletron's old bootp server for windows is here:
http://www.enterasys.com/support/techtips/tk0020-9.html
GnartCommented:
EE - this is a cross/duplicated post:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/Q_20798801.html

Go there to post - more responses already there.

cheers
kiranghagCommented:
chicagoanCommented:
With what's on your other post you should have enough to go by!
Can you close this question or you you need somehing more?
AxterAuthor Commented:
I'm keeping this question open for a few more days.

I'm still going through some of the posted comments, and I don't want to close this question, until I'm sure I have a working solution.
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