troubleshooting Question

Windows Deployment Services not communicating to clients. DHCP server and WDS are on separate servers

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Server: 2012 R2
Mode: Native
PXE: Response set to respond to all then require approval for unknown...
Computer account location: specified to same domain as WDS
Boot: Set to Require the user to press F12 to continue the PXE boot
DHCP: Do not listen on DHCP ports (tried all option for both check boxes)
Multicast: Set to obtain IP address from DHCP
DHCP Authorization: This is where it fails! Try to hit the box for "Authorize this Windows Deployment Services server in DHCP. Tried dynamically and explicitly specifying the DC and GC. I get an error (see attached here)
Network: Tried dynamic ports from Winsock and the default UDP ports.

I tried setting up the DHCP scope options for the hostname of WDS. #60 is custom, how do I set this up or maybe I don't need it? The DHCP server and WDS and the client all can communicate but DHCP (clustered) and WDS are on different 2012 R2 servers.
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Luc Franken
EMEA Server Engineer

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