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PXE failing with 0x80004005

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PXE booting is fine, it loads the files and immediately after entering the password I get a 'Failed to Run Task Sequence' error. The error states 'An error occurred while retrieving policy for this computer (0x80004005). I've searched and searched and the solutions either target SCCM 2007 or toward a certificate issue. I'm using SCCM 2012 and verified that the certificate is 'unblocked'. I cannot get past this for the life of me.

 

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Anyone else run into this issue and been able to fix it? The SMSPXE.log doesn't have any errors. However, I've attached the SMSTS.log from the workstation.

 

Thanks.

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Hei,

 

Have had this error before and found two possible solutions.

 

1 is here:

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/systemcenter/en-US/0c957eaa-b600-4fc5-b620-f7219a048b52/os-deployment-failed-to-get-client-identity-80004005

 

The other was the BIOS clock of the target pc. The target had an incorrect date\time to the server and so could not autthenticate. Changed the clock to be closer and all was well.

 

But are you sure on the error code?

 

Looking at your logs, the error here is 80072EE7 and points to a HTTP error. Looking at the first error line, it would seem that the client cannot find the server. Are you sure the server address resolves both on IP and when doing a DNS lookup? Did a quick search and found this: "http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/systemcenter/en-US/08ceb876-9c00-40e3-a5df-f5985783162c/sccm-client-installsending-with-winhttp-failed-80072ee7"

 

Maybe checking your FQDN would be a good starting point...

 

Good luck!

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The screenshot shows the error code. I've checked the BIOS clock and they were all correct.

 

The server resolves fine for the existing clients. However, I've already scrapped this lab and rebuilt a new one (joys of testing). I haven't tried PXE yet, but if I have the same issue I'll post it here. Thanks.

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