Double Mac adress in the network

Posted on 2009-02-20
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
In my network I have a problem with the mac adress of my sbs and a printer.
Very often the user can't print on a printer. So I print the configuration page of the printer and it indicate me a mac adress.
But when the user can't print, I tape a command "arp -a" and I have 2 different IP but for the same address mac. (see in attachment)  and when I print again the configuration page of the printer, I received another mac adress. I don't understand.
Need help ;-)

Question by:mmarchant
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    Accepted Solution

    Try forcing an ip address on your printer, actually assign all addresses in your network.
    Don't count on DHCP service to give you the IPs.


    Author Closing Comment

    Great, I checked the dhcp server and exclude the adress ip of distribution range ;-)

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