Still a problem ……Locked
I have a very strange problem going on. My Ip addresses are getting conflicted eventhough I am using DHCP throughout ! My setup is something like this :
I have a DHCP server sitting on my PDC which leases out IP addresses indefnitely to all the clientso ver LAN and WAN. We have a mixture of Cisco and Synoptics hubs all over. Lately when a client boots up , it gives out an IP address conflict. If that machine is shut down , I cant ping the address but when it is UP , I can ping the IP address but the mach ine itself gives a conflict message ! So the question is with whom is it conflicting with ?
The only turn around that I have managed till date is to exclude the conflicting IP address from the DHCP list and then again reboot the client. This way thecli ent gets a new IP address. But I have till date excluded some 50 IP addresses and I am running out of it.
Someone told me that it is because of Synoptics hub that we are using. Is that so ? I tried all the Nortel, Microsoft and Cisco websites for a