DHCP MIB Returns Incorrect OID for SNMP GetNext Command

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SYMPTOMS

When you run the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) GETNEXT command from an SNMP management system to return OIDs from the DHCP MIB, the first instance of the subsequent object is returned rather than the first instance of the actual object requested.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because the DHCP subagent does not do correct lexicographic ordering. The example below displays the problem. The GETNEXT command should return 2.157.55.80.0. However, GETNEXT actually returns 3.157.55.80.0.
C:\>snmputil getnext rhino1 public 1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.3.2.1.1.2.0
OID :1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.3.2.1.1.3.157.55.80.0
.iso.org.dod.internet.private.enterprises.microsoft.software.dhcp
.dhcpScope.scopeTable.scopeTableEntry.noAddFree.157.55.80.0
COUNTER: 459

C:\>snmputil getnext rhino1 public 1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.3.2.1.1.2.
157.55.80.0
OID :1.3.6.1.4.1.311.1.3.2.1.1.2.172.31.200.0
.iso.org.dod.internet.private.enterprises.microsoft.software.dhcp
.dhcpScope.scopeTable.scopeTableEntry.noAddInUse.172.31.200.0
COUNTER: 9
				

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or the individual software update. For information on obtaining the latest service pack, please go to:
  • 152734 how to obtain the latest windows nt 4.0 service pack
For information on obtaining the individual software update, contact Microsoft Product Support Services. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the following address on the World Wide Web:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMS


STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 5.

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Article ID: 216063 - Last Review: June 6, 2012 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Enterprise Edition
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