Can I Boot the PXIe-8861 Controller over the Network Without the Physical Drive Installed?

Updated Dec 6, 2019

Reported In

Hardware

  • PXIe-8861

Issue Details

Can the PXIe-8861 be configured, with internal storage drive physically removed, to boot over a network?

Solution

Yes, the PXIe-8861 controller should boot without a physical drive installed. Additionally, as listed in the PXIe-8861 Manual, this device allows for PXE Boot which will allow you to boot over the network.