DHCP required for Active Directory in static ip environnment ?
Posted on 2007-07-30
I am seeing excessive 192.x.x.x addresses when I was using hpjetadmin for another reason. We are a 10.x.x.x ip scheme. We have excessive broadcasts.
We are a static ip environment. Does dhcp need to be turned on for clients and servers (for registering in active directory) even though we don't use wins? We have many NT clients without the Active Directory add-on (I have SMB turned off on the servers, and use the PDC emulation registry key). I am trying to see why we have so many internal ip schemes suddenly. We also have a second network card in each 2003 server that sits unconnected and are all disabled. I found the registry key for turning off AutoIpConfiguration, but have only applied it to two servers so far.
Thanks in advance!
Servers= NT4 (BDC), 2003 DCs (64bit), 2000 member server
Clients= NT4, 2000,xp
No wins, static ip address