lease limit 1 and Apple Mac Computers creates duplicate IP address

Matt Jenkins matt at
Tue Sep 17 19:46:34 UTC 2013

Any known work around? Like have the DHCP server respond with no ip 
available instead of no response?

On 09/14/2013 12:26 PM, Chris Buxton wrote:
> On Sep 12, 2013, at 4:11 PM, Matt Jenkins <matt at> wrote:
>> I can reproduce both of the following situations. All result in a duplicate IP address issues. All appear to be the fault of Apple Mac OS. Has anyone else ever seen this or found a fix for it?
>> 4. Apple computer connects and is unable to get a lease. It then assigns itself the original IP address it had. Now there is an IP conflict.
> Yup. It's an Apple thing.
> Regards,
> Chris Buxton
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