Step by Step DHCP Failover in Windows Server

What is DHCP Failover? enables two Microsoft DHCP servers to share service availability information with each other, providing DHCP high availability. DHCP failover works by replicating IP address leases and settings in one or more DHCP scopes from a primary DHCP server to a failover partner server. All scope information is shared between the two […]

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Migrate DHCP Between Windows servers

There are two ways how you can assign IP addresses to hosts in your computer network, including static and dynamic addressing. Static addressing is manually assigning IP addresses to your hosts which consume much more time and decrease the productivity of IT Administrator. We are recommending you to use dynamic addressing using DHCP (Dynamic Host […]

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DHCP on Windows Server 2016 using 169.254.xx.xx as server name

Problem: after installing a new Windows Server 2016 machine with the DHCP role enabled, adding a DHCP server used a 169.254.x.x IP address as server name. Instead of the servers hostname‚Ķ Solution: do you have more than one network adapters on the server, but are not connected? Disabling the not connected network adapters solves this […]

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