DHCP - when i deactivate a scope i get a blue exclamation mark on the server IPv4 icon
Posted on 2013-12-11
I have a problem on a 2012 server running our DHCP services. One funny thing i notice is when i deactivate a IPv4 scope i created, the server IPv4 icon changes from a green V, to a blue exclamation mark icon. That would usually mean full scopes, and so on.
The problem here is that none of the scopes i have are even close to being full...
The total statistics for the server is:
Total adresses: 662
In Use: 216 (32%)
Avaliable: 446 (67%)
I can verify that the leases in each of my 5 scopes are consistant with the statistics, there are many avaliable addresses...
And yes, the DHCP service are authorized with a user with enough privileges. If my 5 scopes are activated, the green V is present. It's only when i deactivate a singel scope i see this blue exclamation mark..
Can this be a new "feature" from Microsoft, saying that "you do have a scope present with x number of avaliable adresses. But since you deactivate it, none of theese addresses can be used..".. :) Sounds really silly, but it kinda seems that way...