Preboot Services uses PXE to find out if there is imaging work specified for a device and to provide the device with the files necessary to boot to the third-party imaging environment.
Before you can use Preboot Services with automated Imaging bundles, you need to do the following:
Install ZENworks Configuration Management on your Imaging Server.
For more information on how to install ZENworks Configuration Management, see ZENworks 10 Configuration Management Installation Guide.
Configure the third-party Imaging settings in ZENworks Control Center:
Ensure that Microsoft Windows Automated Installation Kit 1.0/1.1/3.0 (WAIK) is installed on the device running ZENworks Control Center.
You can download WAIK from the Microsoft Download Center Web site.
(Conditional) If you want to run ZENworks Control Center on a 64-bit device, append the WAIK_installation_path\Windows AIK\Tools\x86 to the Path Windows system environment variable.
In ZENworks Control Center, clicktab.
In thepanel, click > > the panel.
In the winpe.wim. By default, winpe.wim is installed in \waik\tools\petools\x86.option, click the icon to browse for and select
NOTE:If the Novell File Upload extension is not installed on the device, you must install it before you can browse to and upload the file.
This downloads the Imaging files from server to the device running ZENworks Control Center and also uploads files from the device to the server. The progress of download and upload of files is displayed in thefield.
In the imagex.exe) installed on the device running ZENworks Control Center. By default, imagex.exe is installed in \waik\tools\x86.option, click the icon to browse for and select the Microsoft Imaging engine (
In the ghost32.exe) installed along with the Ghost solution on any device in your network.option, click to browse for and select the Symantec Ghost engine (
Clickto view the status of content replication across all Primary Servers and Satellites in the management zone.
IMPORTANT:You must start the Imaging operation only when the status is.
Enable PXE on the device.
Ensure that you have a standard DHCP server, either on your Imaging Server or on another network server.