[ubuntu-uk] DHCP3 Problems
clanlaw at googlemail.com
Tue Feb 15 11:47:45 UTC 2011
On 15 February 2011 11:33, Simon Swaysland <simon.swaysland at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, other devices are fine, it's just this pesky windows laptop.
Please don't top post, it makes it difficult to follow the thread.
Insert your reply into the previous post. Thanks.
If you go back to the Cisco DHCP server does the Win m/c get a new
address ok? If so then there is some issue with your server or the
PC's access to the server. If not then it is not your server but is a
Win problem. In the latter case a Windows support list might be able
One thing you might try, if it is a Win issue, is to set it to fixed
IP on a different address then back to DCHP. Of course you could
just admit defeat and set it to an appropriate fixed address and leave
One further thought, if the PC is ok on the Cisco server, how is the
PC connected to your DHCP server? Is it possible that its DHCP
request is not getting to the server? That thought is not consistent
with the unknown lease message mentioned earlier however. I believe
that message is expected when a client asks to continue using its old
address. At that point however the server should issue it with a new
address of course.
> On 15 February 2011 11:22, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On 15 February 2011 10:12, Simon Swaysland <simon.swaysland at gmail.com>
>> > That was the first thing I tried and I get an error saying that the DHCP
>> > server is not available for that interface. So for some reason it's
>> > won't
>> > forget the address or where it got it from.
>> Are you sure that your DHCP server is working correctly? Do you have
>> any other devices that are correctly getting an IP address?
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