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MS waiting for DHCP in Hyperterminal Log - WKB7608

Article number: 7608

SYMPTOMS

  • MS does not receive communications after a restart
  • Cannot ping EPC
  • Nothing showing in WDHCPserver wizard - including ACQUITY modules 
  • Hyperterminal Boot Sequence hanging at "Waiting for DHCP" line:

boot device: gei
unit number: 0
processor number: 0
host name: bootHost
file name: vxWorks
flags (f): 0x40
target name (tn): vxtarget
startup script (s): script.txt
other (o): fei

Waiting for DHCP, CTRL-X to abort.
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ENVIRONMENT

  • MassLynx
  • Xevo TQ-S (but any MS with Dynamic Boot sequence DHCP comms)
  • Windows
  • Antivirus software

CAUSE

Antivirus software is blocking communication with the instrument.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Remove antivirus software to confirm that the antivirus software is causing the issue
  2. Configure the antivirus software to not inferfere with MassLynx operation (responsibility of customer, not Waters).

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

See the Antivirus software section of note #985: What do I need to do to put my MassLynx PC on a network?

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