Unable to establish contact with session - PXE

By forumguy ·
Trying to get PXE boot to work. I have win2003 server, TFTPD32, DNS and DHCP configured.
Ghostcast server process works no problem when I boot client from floppy disk. However, when booted from NIC, I get the dreaded unable to establish... message.
Client is assigned an IP and I can ping it from server. The TFTP session indicates that the "Peer returns ERROR <TFTP Aborted>"
Would appreciate some troubleshooting tips.

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needs DHCP entries

by shasca In reply to Unable to establish conta ...

When a new DHCP PXE-based remote boot client is turned on for the first time, the client requests an IP address and the IP address of an active RIS server through the DHCP protocol and the PXE extensions to the DHCP protocol. As part of the initial request, as a DHCP option, the client sends out its GUID, which is used to identify the client in Active Directory. The client receives an IP address from the DHCP server and the IP address of the RIS server that services the client. In the RIS server's response, the client is given the name of a boot image that it must request when contacting the RIS server for initial service.

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