Sunday, 1 June 2014

PXE Errors : 0xC1030104

SCCM Server was failed respond to PXE services as per site status of SCCM 2007R2 . Log says “WDS Service need to start  manually”

Verifying  the server found WDS server is running however restart also not resolved the issue. checked the server event viewer 

Issue :

Log Name:      Application
Source:        WDSIMGSRV
Date:          3/23/2015 10:32:23 AM
Event ID:      258
Task Category: (1)
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      abc001abc.abc.com
Description:
The description for Event ID 258 from source WDSIMGSRV cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.

If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the event.

The following information was included with the event:

0xC1030104

 

Soln :

Running below command has resolved the issue.

wdsutil /initialize-server /REMINST:"D:\remoteinstall"

where D:\remoteinstall was the directory that Configuration Manager had configured WDS to use.  Sure enough, as soon as I did that, PXE started working perfectly.