Client not sending DHCPREQUEST after offer.

Hajducko, Steven Steven_Hajducko at
Tue Jul 24 06:04:57 UTC 2012

Well, that didn't end up working either - I setup an alternate host on the
ESX server to sniff the vswitch traffic and I can actually see ACK's and
REQUEST's now, but they're all so out of sync that nothing seems to be
getting accept.

I installed the default RHEL provided dhcpd and got that working fine, so
it's gotta be something with the supplied DHCPd server, which means back
to the vendor.

Thanks for the help Simon.

On 7/21/12 12:58 AM, "Simon Hobson" <dhcp1 at> wrote:

>Hajducko, Steven wrote:
>>I removed the router options from the subnet stanza.  This is a closed
>>network and doesn't have a DG
>>Still the same result though, the client just continues to send discovers
>>and ignore offers.
>Probably because it doesn't consider an offer without a gateway as a
>usable offer. Try giving it a gateway in that subnet - it doesn't
>have to be anything that will route traffic, just "a valid address"
>and see what happens.
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