After you use Dhcpexim.exe to move the DHCP scopes, the
DHCP server does not issue internet protocol (IP) leases.
This issue occurs because Dhcpexim.exe incorrectly sets the
value for the RangeFlags
value that is located in the following registry key, (where
x.x.x.x stands for defined scopes):
After you use Dhcpexim.exe, the RangeFlags
value is set to Disable = 0
: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious
problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft
cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry
Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own
To work around this problem, use either of the
following methods to modify the RangeFlags
- Use the DCHP snap-in:
- Start DHCP Manager.
- Right-click Scope, and then click Properties.
- Click the Advanced tab, and then click to select Both in the Assign IP addresses dynamically to clients
- Use Registry Editor:
- Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
- Locate the RangeFlags value under the following key in the registry:
- Double-click RangeFlags, and then type one of the following three values that is
appropriate for your configuration:
- DHCP only = 1
- BootP only = 2
- Both (DHCP and BootP) =
- Quit Registry Editor.
- Restart the DHCP Server service.
has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed
at the beginning of this article.