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PXE boot problem after upgrading ris to wds

Posted on 2008-10-07
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Hi,
I recently upgrade windows 2003 ris with the service pack 2.
now i have wds server configured in mixed mode. When I tryu to start a client installation using PXE i recive the following error:
PXE-T01: File not found and PXE:E3B: TFTP Error- File not found.
how can I fix this?
I have to add default boot image to wds to use my ris image?
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Have you run the Windows Deployment Services Legacy setup.  This will ask you to create the default boot image.  This is the same thing you used to setup RIS origionally.
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I don't perform the upgrade myself I find the ris server in this situation. WDS is now in mixed mode. have I to add the boot.vim image or I have to convert my legacy xp image in vim files?
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You probably need to run the Windows Deployment Services Legacy setup.  You will be asked to create a default windows xp image.  After that you should be able to install images from the server.  I have done this in the past and it works well.  Just make sure you do not upgrade it from Mixed Mode to Native Mode.

Here is a link from microsoft on setting up WDS.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc766320.aspx#BKMK_InstallingWDS
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thanks a lot for your suggestion it work's fine!
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