Solved

hyper-v guest can't obtain ip address from Hyper-v DHCP server (guest)

Posted on 2014-01-07
2
6,120 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-12
I've configured a Windows 2012 Hyper v system with 2 guest OS(s). 1 is a Windows 2012 DC with DHCP services. The other is a Windows 7.    I can't get the Windows 7 to obtain an IP address off of the DHCP server vm. Even though I have another physical machine that can get an address without any problems.  Any ideas?
0
Comment
Question by:dancomputerman
[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
2 Comments
 
LVL 37

Accepted Solution

by:
Mahesh earned 500 total points
ID: 39762886
Check networking in Hyper-V VM settings of Win7 Machine, it should points to external network in hyper-v in order to get IP address as 2008 r2 server is pointing to external network that's why another physical machine is getting IP lease from it

If VM networking configuration is appropriate, then try enabling and disabling VM network adapter

Mahesh
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:Sasha Kranjac
ID: 39763363
If, like you say, another physical machine can obtain an address from the Windows Server 2012 DHCP running as Virtual Machine then DHCP service is working fine.
That also means that DHCP VM has to be configured with and connected to at least one External type Virtual Network.
You should check if both DHCP VM and Windows 7 VM are configured to use the same Virtual Network.
In Windows 7 VM Settings, Network adapter should be connected to the same Virtual network as DHCP VM is.
Double check whether Windows 7 VM NIC is configured to obtain an address automatically.
0

Featured Post

The Ultimate Checklist to Optimize Your Website

Websites are getting bigger and complicated by the day. Video, images, custom fonts are all great for showcasing your product/service. But the price to pay in terms of reduced page load times and ultimately, decreased sales, can lead to some difficult decisions about what to cut.

Question has a verified solution.

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

What to do when Windows Update is not working correctly? What tools can I use to detect the cause of the malfunction problem? What does this numeric error code mean? These and other questions that you have been asking in the past are answered here (…
You might have come across a situation when you have Exchange 2013 server in two different sites (Production and DR). After adding the Database copy in ECP console it displays Database copy status unknown for the DR exchange server. Issue is strange…
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how to restore single file or folder from Bare Metal backup image of their system. Tutorial shows how to restore files and folders from system backup. Often it is not needed to restore entire system when onl…

691 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