PXE booting help
I have read a number of posts on getting PXE booting working with pfSense but can't get the process configured properly.
My PXE client does not get the initial bootfile. How can I debug this?
for what purpose? wds?
I just want to be able to have a PXE server on my network.
I currently have a FreeBSD system which I can use for testing various computers or installing software and it needs to be running DHCP to work. Now that I have pfSense working I want to stop DHCP on that system and move PXE server functionality to pfSense. I can't figure out how DHCP works on pfSense as I can't find the equivalent of /usr/local/etc/dhcp.conf so can't figure out what I'm missing.
How do I tell if the client sends a DHCPDISCOVER msg?
I'm trying to follow instructions in the FreeBSD Handbook:-
Almost all the useful things can be configured from the GUI. (including pxe)
You can look in the dhcp server logs to check discover msgs
I hadn't noticed the dhcp log before so that was a useful pointer.
Not sure what I changed but I finally managed to get pfSense working as a PXE Server so I'm very pleased with that. It seems pretty straightforward in retrospect :)