Restricting DHCP

How can I determine if there are any settings or policies in place that would restrict this Windows 2003 SBS from issuing a DHCP address to my laptop, which is not a member of this client's Windows domain? Thanks.
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ccomleyCommented:
DHCP doesn't know if the requesting PC is a member of the domain or not, because the client PC will be asking for an IP address *before* it can possibly log in and identify itself to the Domain Controllers.

So the solution to your problem must be in the DHCP server config itself. Does it have a reservation for your laptop which gives it a "useless" address? Does it have insufficient pool IPs to give you an address?

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Kevin HaysIT AnalystCommented:
Another way is to just assign your laptop a static IP and not use DHCP to get an IP.

Kevin
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