Re: Vista refuses DHCP offer in the privat IP range??
I use a 10.10.10.x address for mine, with a netmask of 255.255.255.0
"Nieuwslezer" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I try to install Vista on a computer in my private network. But the network
>interface is not accepting an IP address from the DHCP server.
> If on this same hardware I install eg. Linux the PC accepts the offered IP
> address from the DHCP server. Imho this rules out a DHCP server
> misconfiguration and hardware failure. The IP address assigned is in the
> (172.x.x.x) range. On an other computer also installing Vista I see the
> same behaviour. On the dhcp server log I see a DHCP request, a DHCP offer,
> but no DHCP ack if vista is installed.
> If I switch the hardware to a network with public IP addresses and I
> install Vista, the system nicely accepts an IP address from the DHCP
> server. This rules out hardware/software failure in Vista imho.
> My conclusion is that Vista refuses DHCP offers in the private IP ranges.
> Has anyone seen this too.
> My question is how can I have Vista accept IP addresses in the private
> Regards, Koos.