Starting and stopping a PXE server

Configuration settings take effect when you stop and restart the PXE server. Use the procedures listed in the following table to start and stop the PXE server.

Note

If the PXE server and the DHCP server are on the same machine, before starting the PXE server you should first stop the DHCP server. Restart the DHCP server after you start the PXE server.

Action

Windows

Linux and UNIX

Start PXE server

Use one of the following methods:

  • Choose Start > Programs > BMC Software> BladeLogic Server Automation Suite > Start PXE server.
  • Start the PXE server as a Windows service:
    1. Choose Start > Settings > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services.
    2. Right-click BladeLogic PXE Server and choose Start.

Type the command:
/etc/init.d/blpxe start

Restart PXE server

Type the command:
/etc/init.d/blpxe restart

Check status of PXE server

Type the command:
/etc/init.d/blpxe status

Stop PXE server

Stop the PXE server as a Windows service:

  1. Choose Start > Settings > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services.
  2. Right-click BladeLogic PXE Server and select Stop.

Type the command: /etc/init.d/blpxe stop

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