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Having PXE-E32 error when using Server 2012 WDS with Infoblox DHCP

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Hi,

I am working on a task to make pxe booting for Lenovo laptop.
Here is what I have :
WDS in Server 2012 in server subnet
Infoblox serves as DNS and DHCP in another subnet.

I have a E32 time out problem when a laptop is not in a server subnet.
For example, if I put a laptop to the server subnet, same subnet with WDS, pxe booting works.
If I put a laptop to other subnet, it gets the IP address for Infoblox but it stays at
TFTP..... for a few minutes and then gives out
PXE-E32 : TFTP timed out.

I have network group to put option 66 and 67 to Infoblox as

option 66 : 10.32.133.21 ( IP address of the WDS server )
opton 67 : boot\x64\pxeboot.n12 ( this is the same path and file name that works when a laptop is in the same subnet wirh WDS server )

Our network is using HP Extreme router and it does not have ip helper address command

Can you experts suggest any way that I can make pxe booting works ?

Thank you
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without a helper on the L3 switch it will not work with your current configuration

you could add another NIC to your WDS server and put it on the other subnet...
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Do you mean adding another IP helper command for the pxe boot server in addtion to a IP helper command for DHCP server ?

Thanks
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