Solved

Error: You do not have access to this dhcp server

Posted on 2008-06-19
9
1,459 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-05
I setup a new windows 2003 R2 DC server. Old one was Windows 2000 SP4.
I moved the old dhcp server from windows 2000 to windows 2003, following http://support.microsoft.com/kb/325473

Now, when starting the DHCP server service with administrator credentials. I get a Access denied when viewing the server in dhcp manager. I get it on both old and new server.

I have tried uninstalling both DHCP servers, both it still gives me the error on my new server.
dhcperror.JPG
admin.JPG
0
Comment
Question by:mathiesen-data
  • 6
  • 3
9 Comments
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:mathiesen-data
Comment Utility
And by the way, I have deleted HKLM\software\microsoft\dhcp server on both machines.
Deleted C.\windows\system32\dhcp on both machines also.
I am guessing its hiding in ad
0
 
LVL 10

Assisted Solution

by:Kieran_Burns
Kieran_Burns earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
Have you authorised the DHCP Server in AD?

Select Start, Programs, Administrative Tools, DHCP.

In the console, right-click DHCP and select Manage Authorize Servers.

Click Authorize in the Manage Authorized Servers window.

Enter the name or IP address of the DHCP server to be authorized, and click OK.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:mathiesen-data
Comment Utility
Yes its authorized
dhcpauth.JPG
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:Kieran_Burns
Comment Utility
Do you get the error after you've installed the DHCP Service on the new Server and before you've tried importing the old database?
0
How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:mathiesen-data
Comment Utility
I don't know, because I do this often, so I didn't even check the old one to see.
I just used the commands to move it.
I would think I could start the "DHCP SERVER" service with localsystem, but it gives me an error 1079 when trying:

Could not start the DHCP Server service on Local Computer.

Error 1079: The account specified for this service is different from the account specified for other services running in the same process.
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:Kieran_Burns
Comment Utility
You need an account in the local admins group to be able to start the Service and if I remember correctly an ENTERPRISE Admin to load up the database.

I'd try getting the service started without the imported database first, just to confirm that you can and then try and import the old database.

If you make enterrpise admins a member of the local admins group on the Server and use an Enterprise admin account you should have no problems.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:mathiesen-data
Comment Utility
It already is.
At this point I just want to configure a whole new DHCP server.
Forget about the old ones, and just get it up and running. However, I cant! :(
I keeps giving me access denied as per screenshot, even if I delete the mentioned registry keys, and delte the dhcp folder after uninstalling dhcp.
administrators.JPG
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
mathiesen-data earned 0 total points
Comment Utility
I don't know which thing fixed it.
I read somewhere that I should put the server itself in the DHCPAdmin group.
I also completely uninstalled all traces of DHCP. I rebooted the server, and when i came up again, I used the "add server role" wizard to install DHCP. I dont know if this circumvented the error because it ask you to configure DHCP settings before it starts the service itself.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:mathiesen-data
Comment Utility
How Do i accept my own answer as solution and assgn you points for participating?
0

Featured Post

How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

Join & Write a Comment

Problem Description: Actually I found the below issue with some customers after migration from SMS 2003 to SCCM 2007 and epically if they change site code, some clients may appear in the console with old site code, plus old sites still appearing …
Some time ago I faced the need to use a uniform folder structure that spanned across numerous sites of an enterprise to be used as a common repository for the Software packages of the Configuration Manager 2007 infrastructure. Because the procedu…
In this tutorial you'll learn about bandwidth monitoring with flows and packet sniffing with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're interested in additional methods for monitoring bandwidt…
This tutorial demonstrates a quick way of adding group price to multiple Magento products.

762 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

9 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now