Provisioning a host using generic image fails with error "Failed to chainload from any network interface" in RedHat Satellite 6.3

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Issue

  • Failed to provision a host while booting via Generic Image where the host boots up with iPXE firmware but fails to chainload the iPXE script from Satellite server.

  • iPXE firmware always queries to wrong satellite server for chainloading the next stage.

    iPXE 1.0.0+ (4e85b27) -- Open Source Network Boot Firmware -- http://ipxe.org
    Features: DNS HTTP iSCSI TFTP SRP AoE ELF MBOOT PXE bzImage Menu PXEXT
    Foreman Bootdisk: Generic image
    net0 is a vmxnet3 with MAC 00:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
    Configuring (net0 00:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX)........................................ ok
    http://old-satellite.example.com/unattended/iPXE?&mac=00%3AXX%3AXX%3AXX%3AXX%3A
    XX... No Such file or directory (http://ipxe.org/2d0c613b)
    Failed to chainload from any network interface
    
  • Once chainloading completes the host is unable to fetch the kickstart and treeinfo file from Satellite server.

Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 6.3

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