How To: Redeploy PXE Representatives

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    Verified Product Versions

    Endpoint Manager 9.5Endpoint Manager 9.6Endpoint Manager 2016.x

    Information

    After making any change to the boot.wim, or after applying any major LANDESK patch on the Core Server, PXE Representatives should be redeployed.

     

    Solution

    You have three methods to accomplish this. Your end goal is simply to replace all of the *boot*.wim files on the PXE Representatives so that they match what you have on the Core Server

     

    Method #1: Schedule the PXE Representative Deployment Script (LDMS 9.5 or earlier) or Distribituion Package (LDMS 9.6) and target your PXE Representatives.

     

         1. (9.5 or earlier) In the Management Console go to Tools>Distribution>OS Deployment>All other Scripts>PXE Representative Deployment

         2. Schedule this script:

         PXE-Rep Dep.png

       This is PXE Representative Deployment on LDMS 9.6  or later:

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         3. Target your PXE Representatives. If you have multiple, the easiest way to identify them is to look at the "PXE Representatives" in the console.

         PXE-Rep.png

         4. Drag all of these devices down to your scheduled task, and kick it off.

     

     

    Method #2: Copy over and replace all of the boot*.wim files from your "...LANDesk\ManagementSuite\landesk\vboot" folder on your Core to the following folder on the PXE Representative:

     

     

    Program Files\LANDesk\PXE\System\images\Boot

        

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    Method #3: The following script will do Method #2 for you. Script to Update the WinPE image on PXE representatives