The MCE (NET5400 Series ) gives a udhcp: Received DHCP NAK error.

Issue

The Net5400 series MCE comes up with a "udhcp: Received DHCP NAK" error when it boots up

Product Line

Pelco Cameras, Pelco Video Management

Environment

Sarix base NET5400 series encoders

Cause

This error can happen  when there is a more than one DHCP server on the network, it has been seen when an encoderwork is connected to a network that has a computer or server other then the main DHCP server and it has a DHCP server turned to on.

Resolution

Make sure there is not more then one DHCP type server on the network.