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DHCP Server Does Not Issue IP Leases After You Run Dhcpexim.exe
Article ID: 287031 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q287031
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
After you use Dhcpexim.exe to move the DHCP scopes, the DHCP server does not issue internet protocol (IP) leases.
This issue occurs because Dhcpexim.exe incorrectly sets the value for the RangeFlags value that is located in the following registry key, (where x.x.x.x stands for defined scopes):
After you use Dhcpexim.exe, the RangeFlags value is set to Disable = 0.
WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To work around this problem, use either of the following methods to modify the RangeFlags value:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.