How to configure PXE when it resides on a DHCP Server and only certain scopes will provide PXE traffic?

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Normally, if a PXE server is installed onto a DHCP server, PXE option 1 "Auto Detect Microsoft DHCP server" is normally used so that DHCP provides clients with both their TCP/IP stack as well as their PXE server information.

If the DHCP server contains many scopes, and only certain scopes will be used for PXE, how should PXE be configured?

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PXE should be configured to use option 2 "Third party DHCP server installed" as well as PXE Forced Mode implemented on the relevant DHCP scopes.