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Managed PC Boot Agent® (MBA) Boot ROM is client-based firmware that enables client PCs to access and boot from boot image files on a server.

  • MBA Boot Rom includes PXE boot agent
  • Streamlines networked desktop management, improves network security and cuts client administration costs.
  • Supports multiple boot protocols and network environments, such as: the Wired for Management specification’s Preboot Execution Environment (PXE), NetWare NCP/IPX (802.2, 802.3, Ethernet II), IBM’s RPL, traditional DHCP and BOOTP.
  • Available as a boot ROM chip for NICs, as a binary file for integration into a system BIOS (e.g. for LAN-on-motherboard implementations), or as a bootable floppy disk or CD.
  • Many configurable boot options to enable client PCs to use MBA in various system and network environments.
  • Network managers can remotely manage their networks, eliminating costly visits to the desktops
  • MBA Boot Rom is fully tested with RIS and works great as a RIS boot agent

Choose a network adapter manufacture from the list on the left of the screen to view the MBA products available.

Network Booting in Embedded Systems:
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