SOLVED: DHCP Server Shows 169.254.99.88

169.254.x.x is known as an Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) address.  As of Windows Vista, ALL devices must have an IP address so Windows can’t find a DHCP server and you do not force a static address, it will automatically assign itself a 169.254.x.x address. If you find that your Windows Server is showing a 169.254.x.x address as the name of your DHCP server when you launch the DHCP applet, it means that the DHCP…