DHCP Documentation

Documentation related to Windows DHCP Server and Client.

1) Windows Server 2003

a. Windows Server 2003 Main Technical Reference:

This link has information about:

I. Checklists for installing the service

II.Best Practices.

IIIGeneral How-to’s


V.Troubleshooting for common problems.

b. Netsh Command Reference:

c. Icon Reference:

d. Registry Reference: (Thank you Balint Toth!!)

I. DHCP Server.

II.DHCP Client.

e. DHCP API's on MSDN:

I. DHCP Client API's (Also called as DHCP options API).

II.DHCP Server Callout API's

IIIDHCP Server management API's

2) Windows 2000

a. Windows 2000 Main Technical Reference

b. Registry Reference:

I. DHCP Client.   

II.DHCP Server

3) You can search a given query in the Microsoft support site.

4) You can specifically search the KB articles here.

5) You can search for DHCP queries in the newsgroups:

6) KB Articles for Migration:

a. 130642: How to Move a DHCP Database to another Windows Server http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=130642

b. 325473: How to move a DHCP database to a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 http://support.microsoft.com/?id=325473

c. Migrating from Windows NT Server 4.0 to Windows Server 2003 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e92cf6a0-76f0-4e25-8de0-19544062a6e6\&DisplayLang=e

7) DHCP Tools: Support Page Download Page

8) Transcripts of Previous Chats: