Imaging - Migrating from CloneDeploy
@theopenem_admin it does this on any system. systems which do image using clonedeploy (using legacy)
if i try and use legacy to reach UFI boot menu i get a different error saying the file is too large. which was mentioned in your video.
I think behind the scenes this is hanging at the TFTP stage (which you cant see in UFI but can in legacy)
EDIT, Logs from a legacy PXE attempt
Connection received from 10.108.160.6 on port 2070 [28/01 14:11:49.479] Read request for file <pxeboot.0>. Mode octet [28/01 14:11:49.479] OACK: <tsize=882048,> [28/01 14:11:49.479] Using local port 53785 [28/01 14:11:49.479] Connection received from 10.108.160.6 on port 2071 [28/01 14:11:51.510] Read request for file <pxeboot.0>. Mode octet [28/01 14:11:51.510] OACK: <tsize=882048,> [28/01 14:11:51.510] Using local port 53786 [28/01 14:11:51.510] Connection received from 10.108.160.6 on port 2072 [28/01 14:11:55.516] Read request for file <pxeboot.0>. Mode octet [28/01 14:11:55.516] OACK: <tsize=882048,> [28/01 14:11:55.516] Using local port 53787 [28/01 14:11:55.516] Connection received from 10.108.160.6 on port 2073 [28/01 14:12:01.516] Read request for file <pxeboot.0>. Mode octet [28/01 14:12:01.516] OACK: <tsize=882048,> [28/01 14:12:01.516] Using local port 53788 [28/01 14:12:01.516] TIMEOUT waiting for Ack block #0 [28/01 14:12:04.563] TIMEOUT waiting for Ack block #0 [28/01 14:12:06.594] TIMEOUT waiting for Ack block #0 [28/01 14:12:10.609]
@aaron tried the same in UFI on the device that usually supports legacy and same as above , time out.
If you are using legacy boot, you need to change your pxe mode to pxelinux or a non efi ipxe
I understand, i was just testing both.
As so far I've yet to have Legacy or UFI load a boot menu at all with TOEMS.
The logs you posted from the legacy attempt are very different and indicate that it would probably work if the correct bootloader was selected. I have come across some machines that just won't pxe boot. You'll need to use usb for those, if this is one of them.
Ill revisit the testing and see what happens.
Same error in TFPT Log.
but on screen Legacy PXE using Legacy BootFile I am getting.
This is a system that does Legacy PXE without fault using CloneDeploy currently.
PXE-T00 Undefined error code
PXE-E36 Error received from TFTP server
Willing to look at USB option depending on time it will take to deploy using that method, but as a last resort due to volumes and once proven TOEMS is working on our box.
Guessing it still pulls image over the network just not via the PXE method but using a small OS on the stick?
Something with your network or on your server is preventing the tftp transfer.
@theopenem_admin I tested the USB method which worked fine, so at least that is something. I had to restore FW settings and may have now lost the rules created during install.
Is there a list of ports I can open up or a way I can reapply the FW changes applied during install?
Further testing with opening ports has not made any improvement.
I have tried to EFI PXE from 1 of each device and i get different errors.
1 Device Model times out (Timeout Waiting for ACK Block) the second throws an error in TFTP advising "PEER RETURS ERROR <USER ABORTED TRANSFER>
i tested all EFI pxe options in TOEMS but all get stuck same way at 0% of getting the pxeboot.0 file
I came accross this which looks like same issue.