Preparing Environment for Network Boot

The recommended modifications depend on which DHCP server version is used in your network environment: Microsoft or ISC.

Microsoft DHCP Server

  1. Open the Server Manager and select your DHCP server in the DHCP Server Role.
  2. Select IPv4-Server Options. If you want to enable network boot in a single scope, select IPv4-Scope-Scope Options instead.
  3. Configure options:
  4. Restart the DHCP server


  1. Open the DHCP server configuration file (usually /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf).
  2. Add the following lines to the configuration file:

    next-server ip_address; # enter the BCWipe Total WipeOut server IP address

    filename "/pxelinux.0";

  3. Restart the DHCP server.