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  1. #1

    macs/linux machines not getting DHCP IP address

    hi all,

    got a problem (quite serious) where macs/linux machines are not getting an IP address from the DHCP server

    windows and android devices connect fine (some macs aswell) but the majority of macs ie iphones ipads macs dont

    i attach a screenshot of the issue

    many thanks,


  2. #2

    on macs if you read this post -

    i have found out if i give a mac a random number in "dhcp client id", it works the issue goes away and all of a sudden the mac gets a dhcp address from our dhcp servercan i maybe change my dhcp server to automatically give a unique
    "dhcp client id"

    to all the devices, in the scope options

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