Slow PXE Boot Server 2008 WDS

Posted on 2009-04-20
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Anyone any ideas why my PXE boot is so slow, below is the setup.

VMware Host hosting server 2008 Datacentre Edition (X64)
WDS running
MDT 2008

When I PXE boot the PE image takes about 5 minutes to load.

Question by:GPPSD2357
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    Expert Comment

    Have you checked your duplex to ensure that it matches your switch?  I alway hard code the speed instead of using Auto Detect.


    Author Comment

    Have tried both ways and neither makes a difference

    Accepted Solution

    Sorry took so long to close this. The issue ended up being a port security problem on the Cisco switch, our network guy solved it.

    Author Comment

    ll good

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