As mentioned earlier, this must exist on the same network
segment as the client. May have multiple boot servers.
- Make a
/tftpboot directory owned by root
and with permissions 711.
will be started at boot time if this exists
and send a
HUP signal to the
- Make sure
/etc/ethers contains the client's MAC address.
- Make sure the boot server can resolve the clients IP address.
Can use either
/etc/hosts or a name service (NIS, DNS).
- Make sure all the daemons are restarted; best practice is to reboot.
- Some of this is done when individual clients are added (we
will see shortly).