KACE Product Support Question

After configuring DHCP for UEFI boot to K2000, KBEs no longer require passwords

02/21/2017 1582 views
I followed Quest's instructions for adding the policies and making the scope changes to our DHCP server to enable UEFI booting to the K2000. This worked as expected, and I am able to image this way. But when I select a KBE to boot into, the KBE no longer requires a password before booting. All our KBEs have passwords, but they have just mysteriously stopped requesting them. Anyone know how to deal with this? Am I just going to have to make new KBEs?
Answer Summary:
This is known behavior, reflected in the 4.0 release notes.
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The password prompts do not currently work on UEFI. This was listed under the release notes for version 4 of the K2000.
Answered 02/21/2017 by: RyanPersaud
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  • Ha, guess I should have looked in the release notes first. Thanks!

Community Chosen Answer

The password does not currently work with iPXE, UEFI or BIOS.  If the password is a requirement, you would need to stay with PXELinux (k2000.0) for now.  The ability to use a password with iPXE is in the works for a future version.
Answered 02/22/2017 by: cserrins
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Has this been resolved as yet?  We are needing this password function.

Answered 08/02/2017 by: hoodathunkut
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