JSI Tip 3312. A Windows 2000 DHCP Server may not release IP addresses?

When a client, on a different subnet than the Windows 2000 DHCP Server, sends a DHCP release message, it may be ignored?

This problem can occur if the DHCP Server does not have a scope defined for its' local interface.

To fix this issue, create a scope on the same IP subnet as the DHCP server's interface. The scope does NOT have to be active.

NOTE: You can manually delete the leases by using the the DHCP MMC.

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