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Windows XP cannot acquire IP address from the DHCP server

Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I have a remote location setup with a fibre connection to my main office.  All the workstations are set to use DHCP to obtain IP addresses.  Suddenly the remote workstations could lost connectivity to the main office.  When I checked, the link is ok on both sides.  But the remote workstation says " Can not acquire an IP address from the DHCP Server"  The workstations are running on Windows XP SP2.

Please I need solution as quickly as possible.
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Is that the exact error message?

Do you us a firewall?

Is the remote PC on the same subnet as the main office?  If it goes thru a router you'll have to make sure you enable a relay agent to pass the DHCP request across the router.  Also make sure there are enough IP addresses in the scope to lease out to all your PCs.  If you run out of IPs, the DHCP server won't have any left to assign.
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