Solved

Static IP & NIC on AD & DHCP Server on VMware 5.1 Host

Posted on 2013-07-01
24
615 Views
Last Modified: 2013-07-11
Not sure how and why this has happened, but managed to lose connectivity with one of our DC's @ remote site after a reboot.
Now, cant get to assign a static IP to the VM because its using an old adapter somewhere, even after removing it from the VM and host....

Ideas?
0
Comment
Question by:CHI-LTD
  • 15
  • 4
  • 2
  • +2
24 Comments
 
LVL 22

Assisted Solution

by:Haresh Nikumbh
Haresh Nikumbh earned 250 total points
ID: 39289520
have you refer below link

Removing hidden devices from device manager and registry


http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1179
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289525
Nothing listed here..
0
 
LVL 119
ID: 39289532
what error message do you get if any?
0
Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

With cloud storage prices going down a growing number of SMBs start to use it for backup storage. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices.

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289534
no errors, but in the nic details i am getting an auto ip address of 169. plus the static of 192. (which is correct), but an ipconfig shows a duplicate.  Unable to ping.

Tried removing nics...
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289547
The old nic (removed) is still clashing with new NIC IP address...
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289567
Setting static mac doesn't help, overrides it and assigns the same one!
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289574
Showing autoconfig IPv4: 169.
subnet: 255.255.0.0

Then shows autoconfig IPv4 again:192.168.2.*
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289578
WTF!
Cannot change this Static IP!  Keeps putting in the old one (although correct one!)

.......
0
 
LVL 23

Assisted Solution

by:Nagendra Pratap Singh
Nagendra Pratap Singh earned 125 total points
ID: 39289580
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289585
There wasnt any hidden NICs.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289614
Followed that, deleted some hidden, managed to get a different mac, but still showing a duplicate (after ip manually added)
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289634
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289635
how and why are the settings showing as auto config twice?
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:Haresh Nikumbh
ID: 39289659
have you tried this fix it? which will reset Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299357
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289664
No, its 2008 r2 server...
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289674
Jesus, im getting an ip address conflict on any 192.168.2.* ip i set in ipv4...
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:Haresh Nikumbh
ID: 39289689
netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt

works with Windows 2008 r2 server too


reset ip address and reboot server and verify
0
 
LVL 119

Accepted Solution

by:
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 125 total points
ID: 39289690
You could have created a new virtual machine, DC and DHCP server, in the time, you've fiddled with TCP/IP stack.

I would start to create a new VM, prompt to DC, create DHCP server.

if your network stack on this VM is suspect.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39289692
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39290066
But there must be an issue elsewhere (i suspect firewall - as replaced recently) which is killing dhcp etc...
0
 
LVL 22

Assisted Solution

by:Haresh Nikumbh
Haresh Nikumbh earned 250 total points
ID: 39314215
check it out below link

you need to refer Jack MVP post

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-networking/problem-with-windows-7-starter-autoconfiguration/443696f3-52b6-476e-b6fc-e18f74f9d8b4

Type netsh winsock reset in the Command Prompt , and then press the Enter key.

Do the same process for refreshing the TCP/IP just replace the typed command with.

netsh interface ipv4 reset   press Enter

netsh interface ipv6 reset   press Enter

ipconfig /flushdns   press Enter

Restart your Computer.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:Modulus_Twelve
ID: 39316995
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

CHI-LTD,

This question was duplicated in http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Email_Servers/Exchange/Q_28180504.html.

I am surprised at this behaviour from a Member of your experience. Duplicates cause confusion and usually result in the waste of Experts' time and effort.

If you have a question that it is not receiving Expert then raise a Request for Attention and ask a Moderator for asssitance - please see the following Help pages...
http://support.experts-exchange.com/customer/portal/articles/755968-what-if-my-question-doesn’t-get-an-answer-
http://support.experts-exchange.com/customer/portal/articles/539391-the-request-attention-system

Experts:

My apologies that this question is being deleted, particularly as it's the original. However, the other question has already been closed.

Modulus_Twelve
Community Support Moderator
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:CHI-LTD
ID: 39316996
It was caused by a firewall.  
Modus - this is a different question, but seemed to be the same.
0

Featured Post

NAS Cloud Backup Strategies

This article explains backup scenarios when using network storage. We review the so-called “3-2-1 strategy” and summarize the methods you can use to send NAS data to the cloud

Question has a verified solution.

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

A safe way to clean winsxs folder from your windows server 2008 R2 editions
When rebooting a vCenters 6.0 and try to connect using vSphere Client we get this issue "Invalid URL: The hostname could not parsed." When we get this error we need to do some changes in the vCenter advanced settings to fix the issue.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to install and configure the Windows Server Backup Utility. Directly connect an external storage device such as a USB drive, or CD\DVD burner: If the device is a USB drive, ensure i…
In this video tutorial I show you the main steps to install and configure  a VMware ESXi6.0 server. The video has my comments as text on the screen and you can pause anytime when needed. Hope this will be helpful. Verify that your hardware and BIO…

773 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