Clients cannot get IP address from a Windows Server 2003 or 2008 or 2008 R2 based DHCP server with Symantec Endpoint Protection prior to 11.0.4202 (MR4-MP2) or Symantec Antivirus 10.2 installed

Support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 14, 2015

Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
Source: Microsoft Support
RAPID PUBLISHING
RAPID PUBLISHING ARTICLES PROVIDE INFORMATION DIRECTLY FROM WITHIN THE MICROSOFT SUPPORT ORGANIZATION. THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS CREATED IN RESPONSE TO EMERGING OR UNIQUE TOPICS, OR IS INTENDED SUPPLEMENT OTHER KNOWLEDGE BASE INFORMATION.
Action
Result


For a Windows Server 2003 or 2008 or 2008 R2 based DHCP server where Symantec Endpoint Production 11.0 or Symantec Antivirus 10.2 is installed, client computers may be unable to get IP addresses from this DHCP server.

If we statically assign an IP address to the client machine, it functions normally on the network..
Cause
This issue occurs because of a problem with Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.
Resolution


To resolve this issue, follow the instructions that are provided by Symantec to upgrade the software to the latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection or Symantec Antivirus. For more information, visit the following Symantec Knowledge Base article:

http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/ent-security.nsf/docid/2007102613484948

For more information about how to obtain support for these products, visit:

http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/ent-security.nsf/docid/2007121216494948
More Information


For more information see the following Microsoft Knowledge base articles:

948732 Network shares become unresponsive after some time on a Windows Server 2003-, 2008 or 2008 R2-based computer running Symantec Endpoint Protection prior to 11.0.4202 (MR4-MP2) or Symantec Antivirus 10.2, and you receive an error messagehttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/948732

961293 Unable to access Shares "The specified network name is no longer available" when Symantec Endpoint Protection prior to 11.0.4202 (MR4-MP2) or Symantec Antivirus 10.2 are installed on a Windows 2003, 2008 or 2008 R2 Server

961654 A file sharing connection to a Windows Server 2008-based server drops unexpectedly if the server has Symantec Endpoint Protection prior to 11.0.4202 (MR4-MP2) or Symantec Antivirus 10.2 installed

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/961654

948732 Network shares become unresponsive after some time on a Windows Server 2003-, 2008 or 2008 R2-based computer running Symantec Endpoint Protection prior to 11.0.4202 (MR4-MP2) or Symantec Antivirus 10.2, and you receive an error message

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948732

953615 Clients cannot get IP address from a Windows Server 2003 based DHCP server with Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 installed

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953615

822219 Your system stops responding, you experience slow file server performance, or delays occur when you work with files that are located on a file server

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;822219


Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information. The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, about the performance or reliability of these products.
DISCLAIMER
MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS PUBLISHED ON THIS WEBSITE (THE “MATERIALS”) FOR ANY PURPOSE. THE MATERIALS MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS AND MAY BE REVISED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, MICROSOFT AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM AND EXCLUDE ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, AND CONDITIONS WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR CONDITIONS OF TITLE, NON INFRINGEMENT, SATISFACTORY CONDITION OR QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE MATERIALS.
Note This is a "FAST PUBLISH" article created directly from within the Microsoft support organization. The information contained herein is provided as-is in response to emerging issues. As a result of the speed in making it available, the materials may include typographical errors and may be revised at any time without notice. See Terms of Use for other considerations.
Properties

Article ID: 953615 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 16:20:33 - Revision: 2.0

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Premium Edition
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Web Server 2008
  • kbnosurvey kbarchive kbnomt kbrapidpub KB953615
Feedback