[Webinar] Streamline your web hosting managementRegister Today

x
?
Solved

Exclamation mark on the DHCP server

Posted on 2007-03-21
7
Medium Priority
?
1,673 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
Hi,

I have a DHCP server which show an exclamation mark on the Scope.Please advice what i can do or where i can start for checking errors.

regards
Sharath
0
Comment
Question by:bsharath
  • 3
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Jay_Jay70
ID: 18769309
It means that your scope is running low on addresses...you either need to increase the scope or if your turnaround on leases is farily quick then reduce the lease time
0
 
LVL 11

Author Comment

by:bsharath
ID: 18769330
I still have 50 leases available.Where is the log files for DHCP
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Jay_Jay70
ID: 18769340
C:\WINDOWS\System32\dhcp

aslso check the evnt logs for errors
0
Creating Active Directory Users from a Text File

If your organization has a need to mass-create AD user accounts, watch this video to see how its done without the need for scripting or other unnecessary complexities.

 
LVL 11

Author Comment

by:bsharath
ID: 18769388
I cannot file the in the location.I have DhcpSrvLog-Wed.log is this the file if yes how can i search there are 10000 of lines
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Jay_Jay70
ID: 18769563
you wont find too much in there of use...its more a log of client requests and server acknowledgements etc.....you want to look in your system or application log for DHCP errors
0
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
ryangorman earned 2000 total points
ID: 18770659
See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/259786 which points to http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/library/f2013b82-248c-4ea4-a0e5-6e72b219163d1033.mspx?mfr=true

It appears to be

"Scope alert: All IP addresses have been allocated by the DHCP server and are in use. No more clients can obtain IP addresses from the DHCP server because it has no more IP addresses to allocate."
0
 
LVL 11

Author Comment

by:bsharath
ID: 18771211
Thanks a lot this link was very helpful
0

Featured Post

Making Bulk Changes to Active Directory

Watch this video to see how easy it is to make mass changes to Active Directory from an external text file without using complicated scripts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How to deal with a specific error when using the Enable-RemoteMailbox cmdlet to create a mailbox in the cloud-based service, for an existing user in an on-premises Active Directory.
The article explains the process to deploy a Self-Service password reset portal I developed a few years ago. Hopefully, it will prove useful to someone.  Any comments, bug reports etc. are welcome...
Attackers love to prey on accounts that have privileges. Reducing privileged accounts and protecting privileged accounts therefore is paramount. Users, groups, and service accounts need to be protected to help protect the entire Active Directory …
Are you ready to implement Active Directory best practices without reading 300+ pages? You're in luck. In this webinar hosted by Skyport Systems, you gain insight into Microsoft's latest comprehensive guide, with tips on the best and easiest way…

607 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question