Configuring PXE Network Options On The Precision Workstation T7610

Configuring PXE Network Options On The Precision Workstation T7610


Article Summary: This article contains information regarding PXE Boot options available for the Precision Workstation T7610

The Precision Workstation T7610 is equipped with two integrated Network Interface Cards (NIC's). Each NIC is labeled in order (1 and 2): (See Figure 1.)

T7610 is equipped with two integrated Network Interface Cards
Figure 1. T7610 rear panel

PXE Booting allows a system to boot an OS, or image, from a remote server across a network when a remote image server is configured. End Users wishing to enable PXE booting on the Precision T7610 should follow the guidelines below.


Enable PXE Booting

NOTE: PXE Booting is ONLY supported on NIC 1. NIC 2 does not support PXE

Follow these steps to enable PXE Booting on the Precision T7610:

  1. Power on the T6710. Tap F2 when the Dell logo is displayed to enter System Setup (aka BIOS)
  2. In the left navigation pane, select the System Configuration tab
  3. In the left navigation pane, select Integrated NIC (this configures NIC 1, the primary NIC)
  4. Select the Enabled w/PXE option
  5. Select Apply, and then Exit

The system will now attempt to boot to the remote image server after restarting.

System Setup: (See figure 2.)

System Setup
Figure 2. - T7610 System Setup (BIOS)

NIC configuration options for the T7610: (See Figure 3.)

NIC configuration options for the T7610
Figure 3. - T7610 Network configuration options

NOTE: When troubleshooting PXE issues with a Precision T7610, first ensure the network segment containing the PXE Image Server is attached to NIC 1 and the NIC is enabled in the BIOS
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Article ID: SLN286126

Last Date Modified: 09/20/2019 11:40 PM


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