PXE booting - Do I need to provide DHCP too ?


R

R.Wieser

Hello All,

I'm attempting to write a Win32 service to enable another device to do a PXE
boot (don't ask why, I'm a hobbyist :) ).

While looking at the DHCP discover packets send by that device and replied
to by an already present DHCP server I could not help but wonder: Does my
service need to implement a full DHCP server, or can it only supply the
needed PXE parameters.

Said otherwise: Is a device attempting to do a PXE boot clever enought to
take DHCP data from one server, and combine that with PXE data coming from
another one ?

Regards,
Rudy Wieser
 
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