Windows machines shows 169.254.x.x address after boot/reboot

August 27, 2014 1 By Allan Kjaer

I have had a number of Customer experiencing that when there Virtual Windows Machines reboots or are booted, they may come up with an APIPA address (169.254.x.x) this is due to a problem with Cisco switches. But here is a solution that is described in a VMware KB: KB1028373

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