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Windows 2003 DHCP not releasing IP's when RAS disconnects

I am running a Windows 2000 RRAS server and DHCP on a 2003 server - the address pool is 10.64.25.2 - 254 - so there are 253 available addresses.  My lease time is 1 hour.  There are currently 125 RRAS clients connected but no IP addresses available.  It seems that when someone disconnects from RRAS the IP does not free up - but it seems folks still can connect to the VPN - but when someone disconnects the IP does not become available.  I am not 100% sure if I really have a problem or not.
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Mike ThomasConsultantCommented:
IIRC RAS will hold the pool and keep the pool it has been assigned/taken/allowed to have, it is RAS that releases them and re-issues them to the clients but never returns them back to DHCP.

Check the setting son the RAS server is my guess.


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mrsmileynsAuthor Commented:
that is what i figured but i was not 100% sure - thanks for verifying this - it does not look like there is any problem here then
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