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Hi,
Is there a vbscript code to check if a machine is PXE-enabled or not?

Is there a class in WMI that is used to check if the machine is PXE-Enabled?

Thanks,
Joseph.

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by:merowinger
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hi,
i see that nobody has answered to your question, but in my opinion it is manfacturer depended. I dont believe, that you can find out this via script.
Suggest:
Here a script to find out the NIC name and manufaturer, you may can look manually, which cards are pxe able!!!

'-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
On Error Resume Next
strComputer = "yourpcnames"
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
Set colItems = objWMIService.ExecQuery("Select * from Win32_NetworkAdapter",,48)
For Each objItem in colItems
    Wscript.Echo "Caption: " & objItem.Caption
    Wscript.Echo "Description: " & objItem.Description
    Wscript.Echo "Name: " & objItem.Name
Next
'-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

good luck
mero
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by:jjoseph
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Hi,
I can manually look to find out if it is pxe-enabled. But my requirement is to find via vbscript. I am quite sure that there is a class in WMI to find that.

Do let me know if you can get that class which tells me if the network card is pxe-enabled.

Thanks.
Joe.
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by:merowinger
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hi,
where do you look if a card is pxe enabled?? because there is a bios wmi class (but there is nothing listed),
there also exists network classes, but i didn_t find a pxe entry there.

i look further...
mero
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by:jjoseph
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Hi,
What I meant was I can change the settings in BIOS to boot via pxe-enabled Network card.
But I need the WMI class or vbscript to check if the network card is pxe-enabled.

Thanks.
Joe.
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by:kapes
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not possible.. unless u r using PC manufacture specific utilities... like for Dell .... Open Manage...
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by:jjoseph
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Hi,
I will try that. Thanks !

Joe.
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