Forum discussion tagged with DHCP.
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    Question Repeated Disconnects; Can't Reach DHCP Server ?

    Up until several weeks ago, I had no internet issues. I frequently lose internet access to all of my devices, now; wired and wireless. My browsers and Windows network adapter diagnosis say that the DHCP server can't be reached. I use an Arris SB8200 modem and a TP-Link Archer C7 v4.0 router...
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    Question Internet connection keeps intermittently dropping

    Devices (phones...) connected to my wifi network keep intermittently disconnecting from the internet and then reconnecting after a bit. I have an ISP provided GPON modem + router combo, the model is a very old ZTE F620. To that i have 2 (also very old) wifi routers connected as access points...
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    Question DHCP Service is not offering IPs all of a sudden

    Dear Community, We have DHCP Service installed on windows server 2019 Server based vm which is also Domain Controller. We have 2 domain controllers here, ho-domain & ho1-domain. Everything was working fine until we started facing Issue with the DHCP Yesterday when it couldn't offer IP To newly...
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    Question What's causing these DNS issues ?

    Dear Community, We have below Issues with DNS Server: We have Total 4 Sites: 1.HO(Head Office) 2.NRA 3.JRN [Moderator edit - deleted item #4. Live link going to an an unavailable location. Changed link to text.] 4.CH We have total 4 Domain Controllers, one at each site with DNS & DHCP...
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    Question Static IP broke my ethernet connection ?

    Hey there! Been using these forums to answer a lot of my questions for years and am now in need of some more specific help. A while back I noticed my ISP changed my IP address from my hometown in Oregon to an IP in Dallas, Texas. I was suddenly having internet issues and bad lag and...
  6. alfredjoejr

    Question Wifi Keeps dropping

    Recently, I updated my Kali Linux to the latest version along with the microcodes. Ever since then, the Wifi seems to be dropping and requesting a DHCP request in the time interval. Also, the speed seems to be throttled due to the dropping. However, I checked the adaptor by booting into Windows...
  7. minis_pozdol

    [SOLVED] An WiFi Access point causing issues on another access point

    Hello there, I recently installed a couple of WiFi access points (let's called them AP1 and AP2) within my home, and thought that I had installed everything correctly. However, after I installed the last Access Point (AP2), I began to have issues with devices connected to AP1. My Android phone...
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    [SOLVED] Disable ATT fiber modem/router DHCP and use Ubiquiti Dream machine for routing for home network and enabling port forwarding for game server

    I have a ATT BGW320-500 and id like to disable any routing functions and make it as dumb of a device as possible. I have a dream machine pro and a 24 port Ubiquiti pro switch. Id like to have the dream machine handle everything. I also need to be able to port forward a ip address for a game...
  9. Thriliya

    [SOLVED] 'dhcps Lease host name not found' issue on Archer C24

    Model: TP-Link Archer C24 Hardware Version: V1 Firmware Version: 1.4.3 Build 201022 Rel.55840n(5553) 62 WARNING 0days, 00:04:38, [dhcps]Lease host name not found. 63 INFO 0days, 00:04:38, [dhcps]Send OFFER with ip 64 WARNING 0days, 00:04:38, [dhcps]Lease host name not found. 65...
  10. Kab2k

    [SOLVED] Problem with download speed and ping with windows 10

    Just recently, I reseted my pc and noticed that it had much slower download speed and higher ping than I should. I than tried to plug my laptop into the same ethernet cable and the speed and ping got back to normal. Before I reseted my pc the download, upload, ping was around (850, 850, 2) but...
  11. Myronazz

    [SOLVED] Help me setup a WAN link!

    Hello, So to make a long story short, there is an apartment that has a ADSL Internet connection, and above it, there is an apartment that does not. My mission is to create a link to the other apartment and create a WAP through it so it has its own strong signal. I ran a STP cable between them...
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    [SOLVED] DCHP lease time issues with wireless network ?

    Hi all, My question is related to the topic of DHCP lease time. Or at least, so I believe. The office where I started working recently had ISP issues for the longest time and therefore a weak internet connection. Or so they believed. Recent inspections revealed that a network loop might've...
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    [SOLVED] configuring wired router to impose "curfew" on single port

    I need to configure a late-night "curfew" on my son's internet access in his bedroom so he's not tempted to stay up late gaming (we tried voluntary compliance--not effective). Goal is to have the ethernet port in his bedroom go dark at scheduled time each night. Home LAN is served by a Cisco...
  14. tburke89

    [SOLVED] Need Help Setting Up Home Network

    So, I am building a home network and have encountered more difficulties than I had planned for. I wanted to have a router dedicated to the computers and phones where there is sensitive data (router A) and a separate network for all of the IoT devices (router B) that we have in the house. I...
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    Question Wi-Fi network constant drop outs

    Hello, as I can see there is similar threads like this but none of them solved my problem. I have constant disconnects from the wi-fi network and when troubleshooting the problem, windows give me Unable to resolve DNS address, or Cannot reach DNS server. Router: ZTE Speedport Entry 2i , the...
  16. Sirlee

    [SOLVED] Second router as ap not working properly

    (Not an IT guy)Hello! I tried to set up my network with a second router as an access point a couple of months ago, but gave up in the end. I have read countless guides on how to do so, but I can't get it to work properly. Therefore, I am posting here to see if anyone can help. Router name etc...
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    [SOLVED] DHCP issue with Netgear smart roaming mesh WiFi

    Hi there! I'm hoping you folks can help me out with a connection issue I've been having since installing a new WiFi extender a couple of weeks ago. I have a new Netgear extender (EX7700/AC2200 - this one) creating a meshed network with my existing Vodaphone router. The new setup is causing...
  18. meeceit

    [SOLVED] Cannot Connect to WiFi on my Macbook Pro Retina Earl 2013, Running OSX Catalina 10.15.4

    All of a sudden, I have lost connection to my wifi. When I try to connect, it tells me a WPA2 password is required. I have checked to make sure the password is correct in keychain, on both laptops. I have noticed that when I restart the Mac, as soon as it starts back up and I look in the top...
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    [SOLVED] DHCP not functioning correctly. Weird router.

    Hi all, So I'm currently back from college with my folks due to the quarantine. They recently got some kind of strange router from a company called gotw3. Apparently this thing is essentially an unlimited mobile data hotspot- it's basically just a box with two antennas, an ethernet port, and a...
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    [SOLVED] Need help with settings for home network settings - TP Link Acess points

    In a nutshell, my home network was too slow and not reaching certain points across the house. I bought two TP-Link AC1350 Access points off amazon and a POE switch. The current setup is my BT router in the loft with the POE switch connected, and the two access points connected via ethernet in...
  21. AndreiHuharimo

    [SOLVED] Online games won't connect to the internet but i can browse the web normally.

    I don't understand why but all of my games, online games won't work. From LoL to PUBG or CS"go on steam, the steam, Riot games launcher or any game launcher won't connect to the internet. I tried to turn off the windows firewall and it's still not working. Now I'm stuck with a pc that can only...
  22. Eastman122

    [SOLVED] Current Help Desk Tech thrown into New Role at work with Servers. Given a starter Project.

    Im in Help desk but im barely starting to learn about Servers and active directory. My project is to creating a New Active Directory File Server Requirements per Lab instructions: Install 6 SAS GB HArd Drives (1) RAID-1 volume ( 2x 300GB) (1) RAID -5 Volume ( 4 x 900GB) Do i create the RAID...
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    [SOLVED] Block device access to router

    Hello. Is it possible to block a device from connecting to the internet on my router even if it's connected with a cable? Or block internet traffic for that specific device even if it's connected to the router? I managed to block it's access on Wi-Fi but I can't find a way to do it for DHCP...
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    [SOLVED] Accessing an IP outside DHCP range

    I recently bought a used network switch, but i'm struggling to access the web interface as the IP address is clearly out of my DHCP range (Starts with 169.254). I'm kinda new at this so any Ideas how to access the web interface?
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    [SOLVED] Local static ip while connected to a mobile hotspot

    Hi, i need help to set up a local static ip on my pc (windows 10) that I use with my android phone's (oneplus 7) hotspot. When I set up my local ip for the first time it worked perfectly. I used the default gateway and dns server that i got from ipconfig. The problem is that every time I...
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    Question Connecting routers lan to lan

    I have 4G LTE wifi router (Huawei b310s-925)[Router A] has only one LAN port. and another router Prolink H5004NK, that I want to cnnect to router A, lan to lan(connected both routers using LAN ports on both devices), and use the internet on both routers and increase the wifi coverage, I tried...
  27. REALIllusion

    [SOLVED] Changing Lan IP

    So for convenience reasons, i wanted to switch to and on my main and sub router, which were previously configured as and respectively. I can't seem to figure out how to setup the proper subnet masks for both, such that on the main router, -...
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    [SOLVED] Static IP/Network Sharing questions + Switchs

    Hey guys, first-time caller long time listener. So I'm usually the computer guy, but I'm not the network guy - we don't have one of those and our deadline is coming up and research isn't going well. I think I'm mixing a lot of terms so I'll try to speak clearly on the issue we're looking...
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    Question Losing internet connection due to invalid IP configuration periodically

    Hi, so I'll give you just a quick overview of my home network: I have 1 DSL model that is connected to 2 1gb switches. Switch1 goes to the living room with tv, home-theater etc. connected to it. Switch2 is connected to switch1 (this specific "infrastructure" is for future proofing due to an...
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    Question Internet dropping every hour. DHCP lease time.

    My problem that I haven't been able to figure out for almost a month is that my dhcp lease time expiring every hour. It obtains the lease when i turn my computer on and expires exactly every hour after it was obtained. My problem is that after that hour it kicks me offline for like 10 seconds...
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    Question I need help with my homework for school..

    Hello, I am working on school work that needs to be completed no later than Tuesday and I have been having trouble with understanding DHCP. If someone could please assist the questions I am being asked are: 1. If you are enabling DHCP server at a client location that has 250 domain joined...
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    Question Internet drops like 2-3 times a day because of public ip change

    Hello, as title says my connection drops very often because of ip changes. I don't know if this is related to my ISP or a bad configuration in my router. My LAN is as follows: ISP Router in Bridge Mode. My Router connected to ISP Router. Phones, Tablets, etc. connected via wifi. PCs connected...
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    [SOLVED] How do I assign a static IP through DHCP?

    Hello friends, I have a server that I plan to use as a file server in my house that I want to have a static IP so we can always access it from our computers. How do I configure this so that all of my other computers can continue to use DHCP from the ISP to get their info? Thanks, Matt
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    [SOLVED] DHCP Issue - Some PC not getting internet connectivy

    Hi Everyone, I have a bit of a situation here and need your advise on what might be the issue. I have a DC which also host DHCP, now everything was working fine until the DHCP started giving issue (all clients getting 169.254.X.X IP). After that happened I put in a recommendation to redo the...
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    Question PC not getting IP address.

    Firstly, sorry for bad formatting, I'm on my phone. Router - TPLink Archer C60 Modem - Technicolor tg58 vac v2 Motherboard - H97 PC Mate (MS-7850) Power Supply - Alpine JSP-500P12P Adapter - Realtek 8812BU Wirless LAN 802.11ac USB NIC OS - Windows 10 - version 10.0.17763 ISP - SSE 1 device...
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    Question 64bit win10 doesnt run 64bit games.(Some 64 bit games)

    I can run Smite on 32bit but cant run it on 64. I want to try Paladins as well but it doesnt let me choose which one to use. How can i fix this?
  37. N

    Recommended Upgrade on budget

    Hi, I'm looking for a bit of advice on what cpu/mobo to upgrade to for as cheap as possible? core i7 920 C0 running at 3.8 Ghz Asus p6t mobo Hyper X fury 2x8Gb 1600Mhz rx480 4GB at 1320 Mhz 500GB SSD 60Hz monitor Looking for best performance gaming ie PUBG. Wondering whether its worth...
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    [SOLVED] Pin problem of my psu

    Hey Friends, i just got an RTX 2070 and need 1x8, and 1x6 pins connections. First i got High Power (560watts) a12c Power supply and have 2x6 pins connections. Will a 6pin to 8pin connector satisfy My graphic card ? I dont wanna buy a new psu :( thanks everybody
  39. Floydms

    Audio not working GIGABYTE GA-Z87-HD3

    Both my Front Port and my rear port hasn't been working for a while, while my headphones and microphone both work fine (through phone and sound cards). I would like to know how to fix it, I downloaded the audio drivers from gigabytes website for my motherboard and it seems to install fine, just...
  40. S

    HDD not appearing in BIOS or WE

    Hi, I recently purchased a new 4tb Seagate Barracuda HDD as a drive to store recorded media and games on which I was going to optimise with my new 32gb optane drive, however it doesn't seem to be working, and I don't have much hope as to the health of the drive as on power up, the drive squeaks...