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 From:  "apiasecki at midatlanticbb dot com" <apiasecki at midatlanticbb dot com>
 To:  Wilko Lunenburg <wilko at sassenheim dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [Fwd: Re: [m0n0wall] DHCPDECLINE]
 Date:  Sat, 28 Mar 2009 12:35:35 -0500
Yes i've seen this also, and would make sense if all Vista Clients 
behaved this way, but this is not the case. Some work and some don't.. 
I'm thinking it could be a service pack/windows patch issue. Maybe 
Microsoft fixed something and unpatched machines are still not working.

Adam

Wilko Lunenburg wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Have you tried to find it with Microsoft's knowledge base? I found this,
> maybe it is of any help to you:
>
> Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from
> certain non-Microsoft DHCP servers
>
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928233/en-us
>
>

>> I haven't been able to determine who own's the macaddress 
>> bc:95:81:00:00:0f.
>> This is work in progress and i hope I'll  have an answer soon.
>>
>> However, i do not see why bc:95:81:00:00:0f should cause Vista to 
>> decline
>> the offered IP address. VISTA should only decline the IP address if it
>> detects an IP address conflict.
>>
>> BR

>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Claus@Monowall [mailto:Monowall at mail dash fwd dot archie dot dk] Sent: 28. 
>> marts 2009 11:27
>> To: apiasecki at midatlanticbb dot com
>> Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>> Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] DHCPDECLINE
>>
>> Why is the failing ARP
>>
>>> No.     Time            Source                Destination
>> Protocol
>>> Info
>>>      38 15:31:12.537248 bc:95:81:00:00:0f     Broadcast             ARP
>>> Who has 10.0.10.157?  Tell 0.0.0.0
>>>  
>>> Frame 38 (60 bytes on wire, 60 bytes captured) Ethernet II, Src: 
>>> bc:95:81:00:00:0f (bc:95:81:00:00:0f), Dst: Broadcast
>>> (ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff)
>>> Address Resolution Protocol (request)
>>>  
>>
>> Saying
>>
>> Tell 0.0.0.0
>>
>> Why not
>>
>> Tell real ip of bc:95:81:00:00:0f
>>
>> Who is bc:95:81:00:00:0f ? First time I see it is in the failing ARPs ??
>>
>> Claus
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: apiasecki at midatlanticbb dot com [mailto:apiasecki at midatlanticbb dot com]
>> Posted At: Saturday, March 28, 2009 10:14 AM Posted To: Monowall
>> Conversation: [m0n0wall] DHCPDECLINE
>> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] DHCPDECLINE
>>
>> I have this same problem. On the same connection Windows XP will grab 
>> DHCP
>> just fine but Vista won't. I haven't figure it out either. It's only 
>> Vista
>> machines that are having this problem, all other OS's work fine. Its 
>> strange
>> because some vista machines will work fine, while others won't.
>> Usually i just tell the guest the call Microsoft's and explain that 
>> windows
>> XP machines are working fine on the network and Vista isn't.
>>
>> Adam
>