vista, dns woes ?
James Clark Calloway
callowayj at ornl.gov
Tue Jun 5 14:54:17 UTC 2007
Has anyone had any problem regarding VISTA and DNS servers ? Our dhcp
configuration is set up so that unregistered (unknown) clients get dns
servers that resolve only to our registration system. We've done it this
way for years with few problems.
VISTA sometimes throws in a DHCPINFORM after already getting the correct
DNS servers from DHCP. This seems to confuse DHCP into giving it the good
"known" dns servers.
I had one of our network guys do a trace and it seems to follow:
Client -- DHCPDISCOVER
Server -- DHCPOFFER (offers the proper DNS server)
Client -- DHCPREQUEST (requests the proper DNS server)
Server -- DHCPACK (gives the client the proper DNS server)
so far so good ... but then:
Client -- DHCPINFORM
Server -- DHCPACK (gives the client the improper DNS server)
I can cull more specific info together .. I was just wondering if anyone
else was experiencing this. We're running 3.0.5.
More information about the dhcp-users