Windows 2003 SBS and the DHCP server continues to stop after I restart it

Posted on 2007-10-11
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I am running windows 2003 SBS and the DHCP server continues to stop after I restart it.
When I open up the DHCP Management Console it has a red cross on the DHCP Server, if I delete this and try to add a DHCP Server (FILESERVER on it adds it but changes it's name to and I have tried to rename it without success. This seems to have happened at the same time that I installed a 2nd NIC to enable windows firewall and VPN access. The Local network still has the same specs ie IP address while the WAN IP is
Can anyone shed some light on my problem?
Question by:vrjohn53
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    Accepted Solution

    This is a condition caused by RRAS being reconfigured simultaneously... (adding the 2nd NIC).

    See:  for details on your fix.


    Author Comment

    Hi Jeff
    Thanks very much for the info. I have just been and fixed the problem with your help.
    Thanks again.

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