- You may have insufficient rights to the Active Directory Configuration container. Without sufficient rights, you cannot make changes to the DHCP server objects that are in the Configuration container.
- The Authorize command may be missing from the Action menu in the DHCP Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in.
Method 1Confirm that your DHCP server can contact the global catalog server that is in your domain. To test the global catalog servers, use the Network Diagnostics utility (Netdiag.exe), or use the LDP.exe utility.
Method 2For additional information about an issue where the Authorize Command is missing in Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Article ID: 303317 - Last Review: Sep 2, 2009 - Revision: 1