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Restore DHCP Server in Windows Server 2012 R2

Now that you’ve learned to back up your DHCP server, you need to learn to restore it as well. Of course, what’s the point of having a backup if you don’t know how to restore it? In this article, we’re going to demonstrate the steps to Restore DHCP Server in Windows Server 2012 R2. It’s […]
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Backup DHCP Server in Windows Server 2012 R2

After you successfully configure your Windows DHCP server, the next thing you would probably want is to make a backup for it. Windows DHCP server has a native function to back up all DHCP server settings like scopes, reservations, filters, etc. It’s always a good idea to back up your Windows DHCP server. You can […]
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Configure DHCP Reservation in Windows Server 2012 R2

After configuring DHCP scope, the next tasks that you probably need to do is setting up DHCP reservation. DHCP reservation ensures that a specific DHCP client to always get the same IP address. It’s very useful for some clients that needs fixed IP address without static IP configuration. In this post, we’re going to learn […]
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Configure DHCP Scope in Windows Server 2012 R2

After finishing DHCP server installation, the next thing to do is creating a new DHCP Scope. You need to create a DHCP scope for each subnet that you want to distribute in the network. In each scope you will define the IP address, netmask, gateway, and several other DHCP options. Administrator can choose to Configure […]
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Configure DNS Dynamic Update in Windows DHCP Server

Did you know that Windows DHCP server can update records dynamically for its clients on DNS server? Having DHCP server updating DNS records for client machines is very useful if you have a network application that relies so much on the name resolution for its communication. However, the default configuration of Windows DHCP server is […]
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Installing DHCP Role in Windows Server 2012 R2

Dynamic Host Control Protocol or DHCP is a method of distributing IP address for hosts in the network. A host in the network will act as the DHCP server and will assign IP address for other hosts in the network who requests for IP address a.k.a the DHCP clients. Windows Server 2012 R2 can be […]
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Enable Event Logging in Windows DNS Server

There are times when you may want to capture the trail of events happening in the DNS server. It could be for audit, troubleshooting, or other purpose. Whatever that is, you need to ensure that the DNS server is capable of running the DNS event logging service. Windows DNS server has this capability by default. […]