You get an error message on the Desktop Central web console. stating that "APIPA IP Address Detected"
When Desktop Central server loses connectivity with the DHCP server, a temporary IP address will be assigned by Windows. This temporary IP address is called Automatic Private IP Address (APIPA). APIPA IP address range will be from 169.254.0.1 to 169.254.255.254. Whenever APIPA IP address is detected for the Desktop Central server, Desktop Central agents will find it hard to reach the server.
You will have to perform the following steps on the computer where the Desktop Central server is installed:
If the problem still persists, then you will have to check the network connectivity.
Note : It is always recommended to assign Static IP Address for Desktop Central server.
Applies to: APIPA IP Address, DHCP, IP Conflict
Keywords: Agent Server Communication, DHCP, APIPA, DNS, IP Address.
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