We have a user who has developed a network problem. Their original complaint was that at times suddenly their laptop would drop off wireless.
A computer in another room was OK and sometimes they would take their laptop into another room served by another wireless access point and it would come back online.
On the network itself, if you run a continuous ping, there are quite a few dropped packets and slow response times. This is not the case if you detach the router from the switch and hook up to the router directly.
We have a Draytek 2830 router in this case, and one thing of note was that in the DHCP table it reports conlflicted IP address, however on the broadcast address.
It has a few entires,
192.168.1.255 [MAC ADDRESS] CONCFLICTED IP
192.168.1.0 [MAC ADDRESS] CONCFLICTED IP
192.168.1.1 [MAC ADDRESS] CONCFLICTED IP
The thing is, it’s saying there are conflicted IP’s on what I understand to be the broadcast address.
What does this mean in the real world? Is there another DHCP server on the network or something?