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Author Topic: TP-Link TD-W9980 Issue  (Read 734 times)

z1ts

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TP-Link TD-W9980 Issue
« on: October 14, 2019, 11:34:16 AM »

Hello all you helpful peeps!

I have a TP-Link W9980 following recommendation from lots of people on here and it has worked flawlessly for a number of years.

However, in the last couple of months, an annoying bug has appeared where it will randomly turn on the DHCP Server. It is being used on a M$ SBS 2011 server environment so the SBS server handles DHCP etc.

Obviously, when it re-enables the DHCP on the TP-Link it has the effect of major IP conflicts!

I can't figure out what is triggering it and wondered if anyone had some pointers/ideas?

Thanks guys & girls
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tubaman

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Re: TP-Link TD-W9980 Issue
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2019, 02:19:16 PM »

Not sure why it keeps enabling itself, but can't you change the range of IP addresses it can give out so that even if it turns on it doesn't issue a conflicting address?
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z1ts

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Re: TP-Link TD-W9980 Issue
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2019, 07:37:59 AM »

Well!

Now there's an idea - thanks for that, why didn't I think of that before???  :'(
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