Server 2003 DHCP Server shutting down

Posted on 2008-10-22
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Someone in my network added a DHCP server thus shutting down the DHCP my main windows 2003 DHCP Server. How can i force my DHCP Server to stay on?

below is the event log message
The DHCP/BINL service on this computer running Windows Server 2003 for Small Business Server has encountered another server on this network with  IP Address,, belonging to the domain: .
For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

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calepantke earned 2000 total points
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I don't see that a rogue DHCP server would shut down your server.  What looks like is happening is that there is another machine that has the address of your DHCP server.  Can you have your server off and then try and locate the address  Did you dual home your server? Meaning, does your server have more than one NIC and thus more than one address on it?

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In working to create a backup DHCP server for my network, I came across this document on Microsoft's site on troubleshooting DHCP servers and thought it might be helpful for you in your situation.


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