WDS service unable to start


Error:

You will get an error in the event log “The Windows Deployment Services Server service terminated with service-specific error Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted” when the WDS service fails to start.

Problem Root cause:

The problem occurs when you install DHCP and WDS service on the same server. This problem rises to very few cases; else both DHCP and WDS service can work on the same server.

Solution:

Change the registry values manually such that the WDS services not to use or to avoid conflict with DHCP ports. The procedures are listed

1. Open Regedit and go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WDSServer\Providers\WDSPXE

wds-1

 

 

 

 

2. On the right hand side you can see “Use DHCP Ports” normally the value is 1 should be changed to 0.

wds-2

 

 

 

 

 

Now the problem is fixed.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: