Re: Vista steps on DHCP server
Thank you for the update.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"xrbbaker" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> FOUND IT!
> My vista machine had an old network connection setup that has Internet
> Connection Sharing turned on. For some reason that ICS was stepping on my
> DHCP. ONce I deleted the old connection setup, and let my Vista machine
> through a standard connection without ICS, my DC DCHP started working
> That in turn allowed my Backupexec to find the NAS and the job now works.
> Sorry for the firedrill. I've been working on this for days and guess I
> closer than I thought to solving it.
> "xrbbaker" wrote:
>> I have a Small Biz server 2000 that I recently moved from my office
>> to my home. My home network has a Vista Home Premium machine on it.
>> UNfortunately I found out I can't join the Domain with this OS. Anyway,
>> Domain Controller has DHCP running on it, but every time I start it, it
>> right away and I get this msg in the log:
>> The DHCP/BINL service on this Small Business Server has encountered
>> server on this network with IP Address, 192.168.0.20, belonging to the
>> domain: .
>> 192.168.0.20 is my Vista machine, which is part of a workgroup. I'm not
>> network guy but to me it seems my DC thinks my Vista machine is really
>> another DHCP server and as such it shuts itself down. I disabled my
>> Broadcast flag as per one suggestion but that doesn't work.
>> I then hardcoded all the IP addresses on all the machines and thought my
>> problems went away. They all work now, but now I'm having problems
>> my Backup Exec to work. Seems it can't find the NAS on the network. I
>> the NAS IP @ hardcoded. Maybe Backupexec needs the DHCP someway? I"m
>> out of
>> my element here but I'd like to get the DHCP running so that I can at
>> eliminate the possibiilty that is my problem.
>> Please help. thx - Russ