Virtual Server eating up DHCP addresses

I have a virtual Windows Server 2008 created by VMWare that is taking up multiple IP addresses on my DHCP.  The DHCP server is on my Sonicwall 2400 appliance.  The server already has a static IP address assigned.  So this is what I am getting.  I come in every morning and any remaining IP addresses are leased by the same MAC addresses which blocks others from obtaining an address.  I can delete the leases and it will take the remainder of the day for the server to reach out and grab the unassigned IP addresses.  I have my tech company working on this but so far no luck.  Has anyone out there had this issue and what was the solution?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
if you have a static ip address it will never ASK dhcp for an address AND on the DHCP server you should add a reservation of the static address either to the MAC address of the statically assigned machine.
Robby SwartenbroekxMSP engineerCommented:
Is the ras role installed on this server? That is one service that can do this.

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brismaAuthor Commented:
I will check that and get back with an update.
brismaAuthor Commented:
Robby, I believe you nailed this one.  Removed role and so far has not been assigned an IP.  Tomorrow morning will be the true test.  I am feeling confident.

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