This post is more of a reminder for myself however I thought I would share it just in case anyone else experiences the same issue. I was playing around in my lab today working on a new Task Sequence to deploy Windows 10. I created a new Boot Image and imported it into SCCM remembering to distribute the content to my DP. The first attempt at PXE booting just hung on the Contacting Server….
Jumping into troubleshooting mode I first checked the SMSPXE.log file on my site server and saw the message “could not find boot image”:
I knew that I had distributed the boot image to my DP and could see that it had completed successfully. The the penny dropped, I’d forgot to tick an important check box on the Data Source tab of the boot image properties dialog box. Once checked and after waiting for a few minutes I was able to pxe boot again. Here is a screen shot of the setting: