During boot, a host that you want to provision with vSphere Auto Deploy loads iPXE. The host is not redirected to the vSphere Auto Deploy server.

Problem

During boot, a host that you want to provision with vSphere Auto Deploy loads iPXE. The host is not redirected to the vSphere Auto Deploy server.

Cause

The tramp file that is included in the TFTP ZIP file has the wrong IP address for the vSphere Auto Deploy server.

Solution

  1. Correct the IP address of the vSphere Auto Deploy server in the tramp file, as explained in the vSphere Installation and Setup documentation.