New tool: ConfigMgr PXE Boot Log

Today I’m releasing a new tool for ConfigMgr admins and IT support staff! ¬†This tool displays PXE boot events in an easy-to-view format and provides a history of PXE boot attempts on a distribution¬†point during a selected time period. The tool can also display any records that exist in ConfigMgr associated with a device based […]

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PXE Boot Fails After Computer Rename

Today I had an interesting PXE boot problem where a computer kept aborting the PXE boot. So I checked the SMSPXE.log and found that there were no advertisements for that machine: Client boot action reply: <ClientIDReply><Identification Unknown=”0″ ItemKey=”16777684″ ServerName=””><Machine><ClientID/><NetbiosName/></Machine></Identification><PXEBootAction LastPXEAdvertisementID=”” LastPXEAdvertisementTime=”” OfferID=”” OfferIDTime=”” PkgID=”” PackageVersion=”” PackagePath=”” BootImageID=”” Mandatory=””/></ClientIDReply> F0:1F:AF:6C:05:53, 4C4C4544-0047-5310-8034-C3C04F595931: no advertisements found F0:1F:AF:6C:05:53, 4C4C4544-0047-5310-8034-C3C04F595931: […]

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