Enabling DHCP on VPOS

This article explains how to enable DHCP on a VPOS device.

This is a common step required when troubleshooting the connectivity of POS devices in cases where network interface LED is on/blinking but device is unable to connect to local network. 

  • Log into Domino with a user profile that has permission to shut down Domino.
  • Select Cash and Exit in the upper left corner. 
  • Click the Start button in the lower left corner and then click the On-Screen Keyboard symbol  in the lower right corner (alternatively, connect a USB keyboard):

  • Use your On-Screen keyboard (or external USB keyboard) to type "control". Select Control Panel app when it appears as a result:

  • If your Control Panel looks like this, select Network and Sharing Center:

  • Alternatively, if your Control Panel looks like this, select Network and Internet:

  • And then select Network and Sharing Center:

  • When inside Network and Sharing Center, select Change adapter settings:

  • Double-click the visible network connection:

  • Select Properties:

  • Select Internet Protocol Version 4 and Properties:

  • Select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically and confirm with OK:

  • If DHCP is available on the network, the device will switch over to it and regain connectivity. 

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