WDS & MDT 2013

I currently have a Windows 2012 R2 Server configured as a WDS Server and MDT 2013 running together.  I would like to  image across multiple vlans, but unsure of how to make this happen.  Any help with this would be great!
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
Absolutely nothing unique here.  WDS relies on DHCP (and often PXE) for deployment, so if you had two physical LANs you wanted to image across, you'd have to configure a router with DHCP relay or specific DHCP options on each LAN so the machines can find and contact the PXE server.  VLANs is exactly the same thing.  A router routes traffic between the VLANs, and you configure the settings on each LAN segment to pass the appropriate settings to the machine attempting to image.
russellexadminAuthor Commented:
Cliff thanks for your response to this.  Our current network topology consists of a Core switch that handles both Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching and routing out to our classrooms.  Right now i"m able to PXE boot only within our Management vlan and that's because the WDS server resides in that vlan.  So if I want to scale out to another vlan, will I have to configure an additional NIC on the server to see the vlan?  And if so, I know I would need to trunk a port on the Core switch...
Cliff GaliherCommented:
In general I'd think adding another NIC would someone negate the purpose of VLANs.  It'd work, but is generally not a topology I'd choose.  But each environment is unique.  Instead, if you have a layer-3 switch that is handling routing, I'd be looking at that to configure handling the WDS traffic to the other VLANs. I assume it is already handling some layer-3 routing duties based on your follow-up response, so this would be an extension of that configuration already in place.
russellexadminAuthor Commented:
I guess my thought was that if I connect an additional NIC to a trunked port in the vlan where I want to image, then it would allow those find it.  But if what you're saying holds true, then I should be able to PXE boot from other vlans with how the network is currently configured.  I'll give it a try and post an update...
James HaywoodCommented:
You will need to add the DHCP relay address to your switches. For cisco its Ip helper-address

 interface Vlanxx
 description xx
 ip address
 ip helper-address
 ip helper-address

Here the two ip helper-addresses are the two DHCP servers

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