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By sridharmsc ·
Hi,
I am having Windows server 2003, 1 primary and 1 secondary (additional) server. I have configured DHCP in secondary server. my problem is that, after the lease time (1 day) all the client system receives same old IP Address. I am having 55% of unused IP address.

2. In the IP addr received from the DHCP Server, DNS server is changed often, When we give Repair option, all the DNS servers are listed.

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by BFilmFan In reply to DHCP Issue

DHCP clients do not necessarily get a new IP address just because they renew a lease. See the article at http://www.tech-faq.com/dhcp-leasing.shtml

See the article at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/139904 for configuring your scope. If your DNS servers are changing on clients, you have something misconfigured.

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by CG IT In reply to DHCP Issue

is your scope to big that 55% of available addresses are unused?

DHCP is supposed to renew addresses on hosts that respond to a DHCP query at 50% of lease time. typically that means they get the same address.

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