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BAD_ADDRESS on DHCP

Posted on 2006-10-20
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I have BAD_ADDRESS apearing in my windows DHCP server console.  i have tried to turning off the DHCP service and then doing a release and renew to see if I have a rogue DHCP server, but when  I do the ipconfig/renew I don't get a new IP.

If i delete the BAD_ADDRESS from the address lease section - it will reappear within 10 minutes.

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Question by:Cered
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by:Naser Gabaj
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Greetings Cered,

Make it static within the exclusive range.

Good Luck!
Naser
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by:Cered
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I'm seeing like 300 and the ip addresses are random.
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by:Naser Gabaj
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>>I'm seeing like 300 and the ip addresses are random
??

I mean to go to the DHCP server and exclude one IP Address, and then go the machine and give it that IP add, and you are done.
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by:Cered
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no the BAD_ADDRESSes are eating up all of my free addresses - I need to have it stop so that I can continue to use DHCP.
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did you tried to reconcile the DHCP server, it will check the databse integrity and correct such issue
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by:Cered
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Yes i did - it tells me that the database is consistant
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by:Cered
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The other thing we have noticed is that the Unique ID of the devce with the BAD_ADDRESS is 8 characters long as opposed to 12 characters long.
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by:deeleff
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This is definitely not answered.  I have this same problem only one DHCP server, all dumb switches I can't figure out where these are coming from.
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