Backup and Restore DHCP

How to export and import DHCP database Note: be careful, when backup/restore DHCP. Remove the failover configuration on source DHCP before to perform a backup. http://westontech.org/backup-and-restore-dhcp-with-failover-configuration-server-2012/ Try netsh dhcp export / import => this old method will not backup the FAILOVER settings. So it will help in your case to restore only the scopes.  Continue reading “Backup and Restore DHCP”

Delegation right to authorize a new DHCP server?

To implement a delegation to allow a new DHCP server in AD: Modify the permissions on the DHCP server container object in Active Directory: Type adsiedit.msc from Start > Run… Expand from: Configuration Container[your DC FQDN] CN=Configuration,DC=<your_domain>,DC=com CN=Services CN=NetServices What we need to assign rights is: 1. Right click choose Properties. 2. Choose Security tab,Continue reading “Delegation right to authorize a new DHCP server?”

Windows Server 2012 IPAM

IP Address Management (IPAM) in Windows Server 2012 is a framework for discovering, monitoring, managing and auditing IP address space on a corporate network. IPAM provides the following features: Automatic IP address infrastructure discovery Highly customizable IP address space display, reporting, and management Configuration change auditing for DHCP and IPAM services Monitoring and management ofContinue reading “Windows Server 2012 IPAM”