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  • Good day all, hopefully someone could help me shed some light on a question I have. 

    I have a virtual environment that I created being hosted on an iLO. The Host I setup is on a 172.X.x.x network. I created a DHCP server and set it up to hand out addresses on the 10.X.X.X network. When I spin up machines, they are not getting addresses from the server, UNLESS I setup the DHCP server to hand out addresses on the 172.X.X.X network that my host is currently configured to. If anyone can help I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you for your time.

    Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:22 PM

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  • In your environment, dou you have VLAN ?

    From what i can see, it seems to be a VLAN issue (and maybe a IPHelper as well...)

    The network 10.x.x.x must be define in your network switches / router to be able to receive the 10.x.x.x ip address.

    Your client is probably in a wrong VLAN.


    This posting is provided AS IS without warranty of any kind

    Friday, March 24, 2017 12:57 AM
  • Well I was given this scope, I am not sure if there is a 10.x.x.x network anywhere on the switch, and if so, what VLAN ID it's on. There is no way I could add a VLAN to my virtual switch and start that network "virtually"?
    Friday, March 24, 2017 4:03 PM