[windows2000] Re: DHCP Server Problems

  • From: Dogers <dogers@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2004 16:47:49 +0000

DHCPLoc was the one I tried - comes up with a socket error then quits :(

NetSh shows just the one machine running DHCP, the one thats meant to be!

In fact, just looking at the eventlog.. its exactly one hour after its
started that it shuts down again?!

Andrew


On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 16:29:39 -0000, Mark Cook <mc@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> As a starting point have you tried the netsh command ?
> 
> try :-
> 
> netsh dhcp show server
> 
> To list all known dhcp servers in the directory.  Which DHCP tool did you
> try ?  I've seen a couple recently but need to try and find them again as
> it's not something we've needed in some time :-) Fortunately...
> 
> 
> 
> Mark
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dogers [mailto:dogers@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 01 November 2004 16:21
> To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [windows2000] Re: DHCP Server Problems
> 
> Cant remove the second NIC - its in an SBS box, its the DMZ part of the
> network!
> RIS and TFTP have both been disabled on the second server, but I'm
> still getting the problem on the dhcp server, unfortunately..
> 
> Mark - I've found a DHCP tool, but it appears to fail for me, maybe
> because I'm using it on XP - do you know of one that works?
> 
> Andrew
> 
> On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 09:01:07 -0600, Jensen, Douglas
> <douglas.jensen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > What is the purpose of the other NIC on this machine?
> >
> > Maybe you could disable it or remove it for a while and see if that
> > makes any difference.
> >
> > I have RIS running on one Server and DHCP on a different server (both
> > W2k) and have not had a problem.  Neither has a second NIC.
> >
> > I also have 2 w2k servers with 2 NICs running ISA server and Microsoft's
> > RRAS router (to connect 2 offices) and they are always complaining that
> > they can not get a browser list from the DC.  Different issue but I
> > think it is a issue because there are 2 NICs on the server.
> >
> > Douglas Jensen
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> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dogers [mailto:dogers@xxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: 01 November 2004 13:54
> > To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [windows2000] Re: DHCP Server Problems
> >
> > It does have more than one NIC, but the service is bound only to the
> > inside network, as it should be. When the service is running, it works
> > fine dishing out IPs. The only thing I've done recently is to install
> > RIS to another machine (different ip, obviously), but I've checked that
> > it was only ris, not dhcp service as well.
> >
> > Andrew
> >
> > On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 13:29:19 -0000, Mark Cook <mc@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Does the machine have more than one nic and if so, is it possible it
> > thinks
> > > it's the other machine ???  I know it's a while back now but we did
> > > see something similar with an NT4 server several years ago !!!
> > >
> > > Mark
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Dogers [mailto:dogers@xxxxxxxxx]
> > > Sent: 01 November 2004 13:28
> > > To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: [windows2000] DHCP Server Problems
> > >
> > > I'm fighting a losing battle with our DHCP server on a Win2k3 box, in
> > > trying to keep the damn thing up! Every so often it shuts down,
> > > leaving a message in the eventlog saying it found another DHCP server
> > > on its own IP address. When the servers down, clients cant get
> > > addresses, and theres nothing running on port 68, so theres clearly no
> >
> > > other DHCP server running!
> > >
> > > Any ideas on what I can do, or check for? EventID.net says that
> > > sometimes theres a problem with the RRAS service on 2003, but that
> > > service is disabled here, we dont use it! The only thought I've had so
> >
> > > far is to see if it will accept running a program when it shuts down.
> > > Its recovery settings are set to automatically restart, so im not
> > > hopeful! :(
> > >
> > > Andrew
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