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Comment: Added a better note stating that Win2016 and UEFI instructions are available through support


The documentation describes how to setup Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and Windows Deployment Service in order to deploy Blancco Erasure Software ISO images to a target computer through PXE booting. IPXE is the latest open source PXE boot solution with a lot of features. The reader should have solid knowledge about Installing and managing Windows services, PXE boot environments, firewall settings and TCP/IP communication. Alternatively, you can choose to use gPXE which may offer better compatibility for certain hardware/network cards, especially for Dell servers.

iPXE instructions (with UEFI support) for Windows Server 2016: Please contact Blancco Technical Support for more details.

iPXE instructions for Windows Server 2012:


  • Note: Our earlier network boot environment guidelines were based on this documentation. It can be still used and it does not need to be replaced with the new solution if there are no issues with it. GPXE can offer better compatibility for some hardware including Dell. If you have problems booting specific hardware in an iPXE environment, it is recommended to try gPXE.

iPXE instructions (with UEFI support) for Ubuntu Linux: Please contact Blancco Technical Support for more details.