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Windows clients don't recognize DHCP server automatically
  • From: Benjamin Hornberger <bho@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 11:26:34 -0500
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Hi all,

I am trying to configure a DHCP server on SUSE 9.2 Pro in a small private network. Everything works so far except that Microsoft Windows clients don't seem to recognize the DHCP server automatically when they are plugged into the network. I always have to run "ipconfig /renew" from the DOS command prompt. With other DHCP servers, this is not necessary.

Is there any option in dhcpd.conf which I have to set? Thanks for your help,


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