TFTP Timeout

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I have installed the Windows Deployment Server, but when i m booting from the Network it is showing the error TFTP Timeout and was stopped there.
DHCP was giving the IP Address but not booting further.
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Do you have WDS on same machine with DHCP? Or on another one?
Do you have only one DHCP in your LAN?

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Yes i have DHCP and WDS on the same machine. I have only one DHCP in my LAN.
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Did you check both checkboxes for DHCP options in WDS server properties? (for option and for port)
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Yes i have checked the both boxes. Infact yesterday WDS was running fine in my company. But today it's not. When i m booting it (Network Boot) it is showing the error TFTP timeout error. DHCP is giving the IP address also.
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You can restart wds service. If it doesn't help, you may try to unconfigure / configure again.
This is not the solution but may help.

Are you sure there's no firewall issues?

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Ya i m sure regerding the firewall. But if i will unconfigure the wds server and then again configure it all my images were gone and i have to again install and also i cannot restart the server because i m in a 24*7 production site.
I have also re-started the services of the WDS and also of the DHCP server. But it's not working.
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Save your WIMs in safe location then import it again after re-configuring your WDS.
Maybe you can sniff network traffic to see what happens during transmission. TFTP server should be shown by "next server" option in DHCP and it should be reached at UDP/69

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