Dhcpd versus Windows Vista

A.J. Werkman AJ.Werkman at digifarma.nl
Mon Mar 12 15:57:50 UTC 2007

Sorry, I posted the wrong URL.

The correct URL is:


At 09:36 12-03-2007, you wrote:
>I experience difficulty with Windows Vista accepting a DHCP lease from the
>isc server, from which I can not directly pinpoint the origin of the
>problem. It appears that Vista is not accepting a lease when it has no open
>connection to the internet.
>Now I find on the microsoft this article about DHCP problems:
>My in depth knowledge of the DHCP process is not very good. Can someone on
>this list tell me if the problem microsoft describes has somthing to do
>with the problem I see.
>When Vista fails to accept a lease, I see on the server log that the server
>get a DHCP request and send a DHCP offer, but this offer is not
>acknowledged when I am behind a closed firewall. As soon as I open the
>firewall by configuring NAT ( I am on a privat IP range), I see a normal
>DHCP sequence in the logfile.
>If not relevant to my problem, can this microsoft bug be relevant in
>combination with the ISC server?
>Regards, Koos.

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