SF300-48P gets error message trying to enable DHCP server in unit
We have a SF300-48P that has been used as a dumb switch. The network is currently a peer-to-peer with all 30 devices (mixed desktop computers and some printers) having a fixed IP assigned or selected in them. While trying to add a NAS device the device reported it needed a DHCP connection. So, checking, I found that the latest firmware for the SF300 has a DHCP server inside it. (At least that's what I get out of the "features" commnets.) I downloaded the firmware from Cisco and upgraded the firmware to ver. 22.214.171.124. I changed the password as required and then went to the "IP configuration". I tried to check the box for "enable DHCP server" but got an error message something like "must unplug all DHCP devices". So I unplugged everthing from the switch except one computer with the IP fixed as 192.168.1.149 and tried to enable the DHCP server again. But, I got the same error.
Does the SF300 have a DHCP server internally with the ver 126.96.36.199 firmware? (or, did I misread the meaning?)
If the SF300 can be used as a DHCP server how do I go about enabling it?
( I am a complete n00b when it comes to networking so I will require some step-by-step guidance.)
SF300-48P gets error message trying to enable DHCP server in uni
Hi Terry, the switch must be operating in layer 3 mode. Additionally, any vlan interface created must have a static IP address. The error you received is most likely because the default vlan or any other vlan does not have a static IP (assuming you're in layer 3 already)
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