sccm pxe booting not working directly from NICs but works from an anker dock

Dia Lakota 0 Reputation points


One of my clints is unable to pxe boot directly from computers, however, can pxe boot those same computers when attached to an anker dock. SMSpxe.log presents the boot image and TS deployment, finds the MP, however, on the computer to be imaged shows "NBP file downloading.." and shortly after goes in the loop again.

This envirometn has two DPs, both configured with PXE service. First DP is also primary site server, this is the one with the issue.

Second server, is only a DP, and imging works fine when booting from NIC or anker dock.

Appriciate your help!


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  1. Rahul Jindal [MVP] 9,276 Reputation points MVP

    In both scenarios does the IP subnet remain the same? Is this occurring on some models or all devices?

  2. Simon Ren-MSFT 30,906 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Q&A forum.

    1,Please redistribute the NIC drivers and boot images to the primary site server, make sure it has correct drivers and images.

    2,What version of SCCM you are using and what version of computer you want to deploy? Also make sure the site server not blocking the communication between the client and site server.

    Thanks for your time. Have a nice day!

    Best regards,


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