You can determine which Preboot Services Menu displays a configuration to use and whether the menu should be displayed on a device when it boots. By default, the ZENworks Management Zone configuration applies to all folders and devices. You can override this at the folder or device level.
For more information on the Preboot Services Menu options, see Section 28.3.2, Preboot Services Menu.
The Preboot Services Menu can be customized by editing the pxemenu.txt file. For more information, see Section 29.3.4, Editing the Preboot Services Menu.
To override the default configuration at the folder or device level:
In the ZENworks Control Center, click thetab to display the Devices page:
Select one of the following on this page:
Theoption next to the or folder
Thefolder, then a server contained in the folder
Thefolder, then a workstation contained in the folder
On the page that is displayed, click thetab to display the Settings page options:
Clickto display the Preboot Services configuration page:
If you have not previously configured for this folder or device, the following is displayed:
Current: (System) (Override settings)
To configure the settings for the folder or device, click.
The following is displayed:
Current: /Devices/Servers Revert to settings from: (System)
Select which option to use (PXE must be enabled on the device for the menu to be displayed):
IMPORTANT:Do not selectif you have AutoYaST or kickstart bundles assigned to any devices, because the Preboot Services Menu interrupts the PXE boot process, keeping the AutoYaST or kickstart bundles from being deployed on the device. The Preboot Services Menu only has options for doing imaging work, not for installing operating systems.
Therefore, select eitheror for your Preboot Services Menu option, which allows PXE-enabled Linux devices to automatically implement the AutoYaST or kickstart bundles.
OK: Enables the change and exits the page.
Apply: Enables the change and retains focus on the page, so you can clickto temporarily disable the configuration change.
To temporarily disable the change, clickand the ZENworks Management Zone settings for the menu remain in effect.