ConfigMgr : Post PXE/Media Boot, 0x80004005

Had a strange issue reported via our support team today, a couple of builds failing once the PXE boot password had been entered with a 0x80004005 error. The SMSts.log showed the following:

pNext != NULL, HRESULT=80004005 (e:\qfe\nts\sms\framework\osdmessaging\libsmsmessaging.cpp,1972)    TSPxe    10/06/2013 11:07:00    1364 (0x0554)
 reply has no message header marker    TSPxe    10/06/2013 11:07:00    1364 (0x0554)
 DoRequest (sReply, true), HRESULT=80004005 (e:\qfe\nts\sms\framework\osdmessaging\libsmsmessaging.cpp,5868)    TSPxe    10/06/2013 11:07:00    1364 (0x0554)
 Failed to get client identity (80004005)    TSPxe    10/06/2013 11:07:00    1364 (0x0554)
 ClientIdentity.RequestClientIdentity (), HRESULT=80004005 (e:\nts_sccm_release\sms\client\tasksequence\tsmbootstrap\tsmediawizardcontrol.cpp,1072)    TSPxe    10/06/2013 11:07:00    1364 (0x0554)
 failed to request for client    TSPxe    10/06/2013 11:07:00    1364 (0x0554)
 Exiting TSMediaWizardControl::GetPolicy.    TSPxe    10/06/2013 11:07:00    1364 (0x0554)
 pWelcomePage->m_pTSMediaWizardControl->GetPolicy(), HRESULT=80004005 (e:\nts_sccm_release\sms\client\tasksequence\tsmbootstrap\tsmediawelcomepage.cpp,303)    TSPxe    10/06/2013 11:07:00    1364 (0x0554)
 Setting wizard error: An error occurred while retrieving policy for this computer (0x80004005). For more information, contact your system administrator or helpdesk operator.    TSPxe    10/06/2013 11:07:00    1272 (0x04F8)

Changing the time/date in the computers BIOS resolved this error – the date and time were both incorrect.

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