DNS Issue on SBS 2000 Network

Posted on 2014-08-01
Last Modified: 2014-08-04
I recently changed the IP configuration from 192.168.1.# to 192.168.13.#.  I have the network setup as dynamic IP assignment through the SBS 2000 server and the DNS service is on the same server.  Now no client can find the dns server automatically.  It must be manually entered.  And if a mobile client joins the office network wirelessly they must also manually enter the DNS server in order to browse the internet.

This make it a pain in the #@!&!  Anyway I can go back to each client automatically finding the DNS server?
Question by:tkurtz1
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    by:Thomas Grassi
    Did you check your dhcp scope?

    Have the computer done and ipconfig /release then ipconfig /renew?

    Check the leases see if they have not expired yet.

    do ipconfig /all on server and on a computer then post
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    Open DHCP on server.  

    Expand domain
    Expand scope
    Click Scope Options
    Edit or Add option 006 DNS Servers
    Enter your 2000 DNS server IP address

    Either reboot clients or run
    ipconfig /renew

    Open in new window

    on each from a command prompt

    Author Closing Comment

    that seemed to work.  thank you very much!

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