DHCP remote management issue RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello Everyone,

    I have a DHCP server with IP address is and I have RAT installed on a Windows 7 PC for remote administration.

    I have managed the DHCP server role fine over last month but this morning I cannot. When I connect to the DHCP authorized server ( on my windows 7 PC it has a little red icon on the server. I think it means the server is unauthorized.


    I have checked the DHCP server and it is definitely authorized (we only have one DHCP server) and I have tried to restart the server but still have the red icon on the server.

    Any help would be appreciated!


    Ning Liu

    Ning Liu
    Thursday, April 7, 2011 3:19 AM


All replies

  • Actually depending on whether it is a red dot with a "-" or an "X" it means the users is not authorized to manage the service, or the DHCP service has lost its connection to the server:


    Might you as the user have changed your password?

    Rob Williams
    • Marked as answer by Rick Tan Wednesday, April 13, 2011 1:03 AM
    Thursday, April 7, 2011 3:29 AM
  • Hello Rob,

    Thanks for your reply and the link, The red dot is "-" which it means the user is not authorized as you suggested. 

    I will check out my user account permission later.



    Ning Liu
    Thursday, April 7, 2011 5:04 AM