Can't remove server from DHCP server list

Discussion in 'Windows Networking' started by Vance Bowers, Aug 22, 2006.

  1. Vance Bowers

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    I have a number of sites, each with a DHCP server. At my main site, I keep 2
    DHCP servers. After a recent round of server replacements, the DHCP duties
    were moved to new servers. The previous DHCP servers are still domain member
    servers, but DHCP was unauthorized and uninstalled.

    Somehow, they still appear on the list of authorized servers when you view
    that list from any of the other DHCP servers. I even tried putting DHCP back
    on the servers and then tried to unauthorize them. When I do that, I get the
    following error message:
    There is no such object on the server.

    I'm more than a bit frustrated by this. Does anyone have a fix for this
    weirdness?
     
    Vance Bowers, Aug 22, 2006
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    Have you tried ADSI Edit?


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    Ace Fekay [MVP], Aug 24, 2006
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    Sorry, meant to add more info. You should find the DHCP server list in the
    Config Container in AD. Install the support tools, then create an MMC,
    add/remove snapins, add ADSI Edit, then save it, then rt-click ADSI Edit,
    connect to, in the Connection Point click on "Well known Naming Context",
    then in the drop-down box, select "Configuration". Drill down to
    CN=Services. I can't remember where it is after that. Drill down until you
    find it.

    Ace
     
    Ace Fekay [MVP], Aug 24, 2006
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  4. Vance Bowers

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    I was finally able to fix it through ADSIedit. It wasn't very easy to find,
    but doing several searches finally located my rogue systems and got them
    deleted.
     
    Vance Bowers, Aug 24, 2006
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    Cool!

    Ace
     
    Ace Fekay [MVP], Aug 25, 2006
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