Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

IPCONFIG results

Posted on 2011-09-22
13
Medium Priority
?
413 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I have a computer that has one adapter (local network connection) configured for DHCP.
but when I ran the IPconfig /all, it showed several IP addresses and subnet masks for the same adapter.

example:

IP=192.168.200.2
subnet mask :255.255.255.0

IP=192.168.200.5
subnet mask :255.255.255.0

IP=192.168.200.6
subnet mask :255.255.255.0
......
........









Any idea why all those IPs ?

thanks
0
Comment
Question by:jskfan
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
13 Comments
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
sweetfa2 earned 288 total points
ID: 36585019
Do you have virtual servers on the host?
0
 

Author Comment

by:jskfan
ID: 36585097
No Virtual server.

This server was configured for DHCP.... Then it stayed offline for a long period of time... then brought back online...
it could be that the lease was expired and got a new IP address ...that would make sense....BUT it should not show all those IP addresses in IPCONFIG /ALL display.


I am trying to check the IP bindings, because sometimes you can bind multiples IPs to one adapter , but don't remember where to check that.




0
 
LVL 6

Assisted Solution

by:Reubenwelsh
Reubenwelsh earned 1428 total points
ID: 36585252
Hi,

go to the network card - > Properties -> IPv4 -> Advanced -> Ip settings

There you have it in the top box :)

//RW
0
NEW Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows

Backup and recover physical and cloud-based servers and workstations, as well as endpoint devices that belong to remote users. Avoid downtime and data loss quickly and easily for Windows-based physical or public cloud-based workloads!

 

Author Comment

by:jskfan
ID: 36585761
all there is there is "dhcp enabled"
0
 
LVL 6

Assisted Solution

by:Reubenwelsh
Reubenwelsh earned 1428 total points
ID: 36585772
if you ping from another server, do you get replies on all IP adresses?
0
 

Author Comment

by:jskfan
ID: 36585903
No....
I got reply just from one of them...
I don't know how others are showing up in ipconfig /all
that s not normal, even when the dhcp lease is expired and  the computer has not renewed the ip in time and when it comes back to the network , it might get a different ip than the previous one if the latter is taken by another computer,but ,but,but never seen an ipconfig /all that will show many ip addresses for any reason .
0
 
LVL 6

Assisted Solution

by:Reubenwelsh
Reubenwelsh earned 1428 total points
ID: 36585931
If you check in the DHCP does the server show multiple leases on this server or just a single one.
0
 
LVL 4

Assisted Solution

by:maxsmith5k
maxsmith5k earned 284 total points
ID: 36585977
go to a command prompt.  at the prompt type:

netsh interface dump | clip

go into notepad and paste

save the file and post for us to analyse
0
 
LVL 6

Assisted Solution

by:Reubenwelsh
Reubenwelsh earned 1428 total points
ID: 36586869
wow, it just hit me, Jskfan, whernt you the one with the exchange issues with legacy yesterday? And maxsmith5 who solved it :D
0
 

Author Comment

by:jskfan
ID: 36591355
yes I have issues everywhere..and seems like you are helping everywhere.
Thanks you
0
 
LVL 6

Assisted Solution

by:Reubenwelsh
Reubenwelsh earned 1428 total points
ID: 36591949
hehe :) did you manage to do as Max said to get out the advanced Network card settings?

//RW
0
 

Author Comment

by:jskfan
ID: 36597615
I guess they reset the IP to static now...

Thanks
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:jskfan
ID: 36597618
thanks
0

Featured Post

The Ideal Solution for Multi-Display Applications

Check out ATEN’s VS1912 12-Port DP Video Wall Media Player at InfoComm 2017. Kerri describes how easy it is to design creative video walls in asymmetric layouts and schedule detailed playlists ahead of time with its advanced scheduling feature.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When you try to share a printer , you may receive one of the following error messages. Error message when you use the Add Printer Wizard to share a printer: Windows could not share your printer. Operation could not be completed (Error 0x000006…
Most of the applications these days are on Cloud. Cloud is ubiquitous with many service providers in the market. Since it has many benefits such as cost reduction, software updates, remote access, disaster recovery and much more.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With  eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, f…

688 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