PXE boot and install ESXi 6.7 U1 – remember to use correct boot files

This is a short revisit of an earlier blog post on automating ESXi installation through PXE booting and Kickstart scripts.

In that post we configured a solution for installing 6.5 U1 and that have served me well for a while. Although we have our hosts on newer builds and versions we like to install them with the same image and then run through the patches so that all hosts in the environment are configured in the same way.

On a new environment however we decided to install the hosts directly to 6.7 U1 and that had me revisiting my tftp server setup.… continue reading