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DHCP Server -- not connected message

Posted on 2011-03-14
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I have one DHCP server on my network and it is a WIndows Server 2003 R2 Service pack 2 machine.  It is the only DHCP server on my network.  When I click on the DHCP Icon, my DHCP program page comes up and shows the server status but it always says "disconnected".  If I actually click on the DNS server name, then the appropriate DHCP info comes up and the scope says "active" and all DHCP info appears to look correct.  My question is -- is it normal for the "disconnected" status to be there until the server name is actually clicked on?  If not, what do I do to correct that?  Thanks!
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Navdeep earned 250 total points
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Hi,

Can you post the screenshot of what you are describing above?

Does DHCP continues to work when you see it says disconnected? If yes then i believe it something to do with the screen refresh cycle or mmc rather that dhcp issue
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by:brota
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make sure the server is authorized to be a dhcp server in the domain. THen restart the dhcp server.
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by:dimbrogno2010
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Here is a screen shot of what I am seeing.  I hope this helps.
Dhcp-screen.jpg
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