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DHCP Client Service Availability

Updated: December 11, 2007

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

A computer running Windows becomes a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) client if Obtain an IP address automatically is selected in its TCP/IP properties. When a client computer is set to use DHCP, it accepts a lease offer and can receive an IP address known to be valid for the network it is joining.


Event ID Source Message



The DHCP Client service is shutting down. The following error occurred :

Related Management Information

DHCP Client

DHCP Infrastructure

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