Deploying an Image hangs at "Checking Queue"
I work for a small company which has been using FOG for its imaging purposes for a few years now. Recently we had to transfer our FOG installation to a VMWare ESXi host. The server is currently operating on a virtual machine running Ubuntu 11.10. We are using FOG 0.32 with the 3.6.9 Core kernel.
After installing and configuring FOG I was able to successfully upload an image to the server. I am now testing this image by attempting to deploy it to another machine. Currently I am working with a Dell Latitude E5500. When I attempt to push the image to this client FOG appears to load correctly. This is what appears:
this thread which closely resembles the problem I am having. Unfortunately the problem was never fully resolved.
Following the steps on that thread, I visited the http:// page for the client in question, and the following information is displayed:
I looked through the .php file to try and find where this information was obtained, however I could not find the portion that generated this output.
Any assistance with this problem would be greatly appreciated.
Coloumb - I had the same issue as you but I was able to get it to work. I had only 1 task in taskstate which was the one I was trying to deploy. I set the taskstate to 2 in the database which it removed it from my dashboard so I remade the task for the same computer and rebooted it and the deploy kicked off.
After further research I found another thread with a similar problem, which was marked as [SOLVED]. This user discovered that past imaging tasks were not being cleared from the [I]tasks[/I] table. However, after checking my installation’s [I]tasks[/I] table contents only one entry was found (the most recent deployment attempt, which was still hung up at “Checking Queue”). As a test, I killed the task from within the web UI then reloaded the [I]tasks[/I] table. It appears that my problem is not old tasks remaining within this table, as it they are removed after a task is cancelled.
Additional information about the image:
The OS I am attempting to push onto the client is Windows 7 Pro x64. I used the same method for preparing this image as I did for our previous FOG server, which was also running Ubuntu 11.10 and FOG 0.32 on an aging box. After formatting the OS as desired I ran the fogprep utility as well as Windows sysprep.