The name "<DOMAIN> :0" could not be registered on the Interface with IP ...


  • The name "<DOMAIN> :0" could not be registered on the Interface with IP address The machine with the IP address did not allow the name to be claimed by this machine.


    This is the error message many of the computers are getting on our network (with approximately 700 computers).  The IP address in the case of our computer labs usually give IPs that reference its nearby neighbors.  Note that the computer names are not the same.  This has started happening in the last few days to the entire network.



    Tuesday, November 09, 2010 8:49 AM

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  • You may have a rogue DHCP server on your network
    Tuesday, November 09, 2010 10:02 AM
  • I doubt it as it was providing valid IP/DNS/GW etc information.

    Edit: Interestingly enough, the IP given as the one preventing the name being claimed is a Netgear wireless access point (with the DHCP server disabled).  This is NOT the AP that the machines in question are using.

    Tuesday, November 09, 2010 6:36 PM
  •   That would tend to confirm that there are two DHCP servers active in the same network.
    Tuesday, November 09, 2010 11:12 PM
  • Every instance I have seen of this error message gives the same IP as the problem (the netgear AP, which again has DHCP disabled).


    I suppose it may just be malfunctioning in some way.

    Tuesday, November 09, 2010 11:13 PM