Event ID 1009 — DHCP General Availability

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

General availability of the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server refers to its ability to service clients. General availability depends on:

  • Proper authorization of the DHCP server
  • Presence of Active Directory Domain Services
  • Successful loading of the DHCP dynamic-link libraries (DLLs)

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 1009
Source: Microsoft-Windows-DHCP-Server
Version: 6.0
Message: The DHCP service encountered the following error while cleaning up the pending client records:


Restart the DHCP Server service

To perform these procedures, you must be a member of the Administrators group, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To restart the DHCP Server service:

  1. At the DHCP server computer, click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.
  2. Double-click DHCP Server.
  3. On the General tab, click Stop, and then click Start.
  4. On the File menu, click Exit.


To verify that clients are getting leased IP addresses from the DHCP server:

  1. At the DHCP-enabled client computer, click Start, in Start Search type cmd, and then press ENTER.
  2. To verify the lease of the client with a DHCP server, type ipconfig /all to view lease-status information.
  3. If the client has a validly leased IP address, the ipconfig /all command displays a date and time for Lease Obtained and Lease Expires.

DHCP General Availability

DHCP Infrastructure