What is providing DHCP?

Discussion in 'Windows Networking' started by Justin Emlay, Mar 28, 2005.

  1. Justin Emlay

    Justin Emlay Guest

    Is there a way to tell what device is providing DHCP on my network?
    Something out there is proving DHCP and it is providing bogus DNS entries.
    I need to either kill that device or plug in the appropriate DNS entries but
    I can't even figure out what device it is.

    Any help would be appreciated,
    Justin Emlay, Mar 28, 2005
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  2. Justin Emlay

    Todd J Heron Guest

    Hi Justin,

    From a workstation that is receiving the wrong IP, run ipconfig /all (Or
    winipcfg from 9x) and check the DHCP server. Use nbtstat -a to identify the
    machine name and who is currently logged on to it. Alternatively use the
    dhcploc.exe utility from the NT Resource Kit.
    Todd J Heron, Mar 28, 2005
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