What does this error message mean?

Friesen, Don SSBC:EX Don.Friesen at gov.bc.ca
Thu Mar 17 13:32:10 UTC 2011

>It means the Fluke did not like the dhcpoffer for some reason and 
>declined to use that address. This could be for a variety of reasons, 
>such as the inclusion or omission of an option setting.

I've seen it happen on networks that block pings for addresses already
in use locally.  The server has offered an address it believes to be
available, but the local station can see it in an ARP.


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