Friday, September 21, 2012

WDS: WDS can not start Error 0x2740

Error message:
An error occurred while trying to start the Windows Deployment Services server.

 Error Information: 0x2740

This error could be occured because your site is using a DC without a GC role.

You can solve the issue by:

Make your local DC to a GC.
Pointing to your local DC and to a GC.
-Open the WDS console and right-click on the servername.
-Select properties and choose the advanced tab.
-Type in your local DC and a GC that can be reached from the local site.