How To Get Rid Of APIPA And Renew IP Address From The DHCP Server

Any disruption in connection with the DHCP (Dynamic Host configuration Protocol) Server with the client computer can result in a failure to acquire an IP address. This results in what is known as APIPA (Automatic Private IP Addressing). In such a case it is necessary to renew the IP address from the DHCP Server, to make the internet connect work again. In this post I will tell you how to Continue Reading →

Test Your TCP Connection To Check Network Connectivity – Sentinel

Problems with network connections can be hard to diagnose as one can appear connected even when the IP address is invalid for DHCP connectivity, such as an APIPA.  Sentinel is a handy portable application for Network Administrators which tests your TCP communication to help determine if your computer is online. It uses the TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) to send data message unit to help you check if the message is Continue Reading →