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Why Won't Bootp Sever Start In NCE?


I am clicking on Network Address Server in the Network tab of NCE, but the bottom left corner of the screen still says "bootp server stopped."

Problem A: Eos Console Running DHCP

If you are running NCE on an Eos console where the DHCP server is enabled on the NIC we are using, you will not be able to also enable the bootp server in NCE. Please disable DHCP on the port in use in Eos console's Settings>Network. Now relaunch NCE and enable Network Address Server. ​​​​​​

Problem B: Not Running As Administrator

It is important that you run NICPicker and NCE as administrator. Do this by right clicking the program and choosing "run as administrator." It is possible that your NICPicker file is being saved elsewhere on your computer if the program is not being run as admin. 

Problem C: Wrong Default Gateway

If your computer is running Windows Vista, 7, or higher ... it is important that the computer's default gateway does NOT match it's IP address. If your computer's IP address is the default gateway should be

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