The host you provision with vSphere Auto Deploy comes up but does not network boot.

Problem

When you attempt to boot a host provisioned with vSphere Auto Deploy, the host does not start the network boot process.

Cause

You did not enable your host for network boot.

Procedure

  1. Reboot the host and follow the on-screen instructions to access the BIOS configuration.
  2. In the BIOS configuration, enable Network Boot in the Boot Device configuration.