One of the users asked that they be given a static IP for some apllications they are running on their desktop.
They had the dynamically assigned IP of 192.168.22.32
I excluded them from the dhcp pool, than
statically configured their pc to the excluded address...now they are unable to connect to the network...does this make sense?
no ip dhcp use vrf connected
ip dhcp excluded-address 10.10.10.1
ip dhcp excluded-address 192.168.22.1 192.168.22.10
ip dhcp excluded-address 192.168.22.32
ip dhcp pool sdm-pool
network 10.10.10.0 255.255.255.248
lease 0 2
ip dhcp pool sdm-pool1
network 192.168.22.0 255.255.255.0
netbios-name-server 192.168.119.2 192.168.117.15
Did they manually enter 192.168.22.32 and DNS 192.168.1.27 and default gateway 192.168.22.1 ?
Lots of thing are forgotten when manually entering IP information in a host device. That's the reason DHCP is the preferred choice for handing out IP address.
You could've configured this device with a static mapping in your DHCP server instead of trusting them to enter the correct information.