DHCPv6 Runtime

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol version 6 (DHCPv6) runtime includes normal operating functions of the DHCPv6 server. Examples of these functions include lease issuance and rogue detection.

Managed Entities

The following is a list of the managed entities that are included in this managed entity:

Name Description

DHCPv6 Scopes

A Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol version 6 (DHCPv6) scope is the consecutive range of possible IPv6 addresses that the DHCP server can lease to clients on a subnet. Scopes typically define a single physical subnet on your network to which DHCP services are offered. Scopes are the primary way for the DHCP server to manage distribution and assignment of IP addresses and any related configuration parameters to DHCP clients on the network.


The following is a list of all aspects that are part of this managed entity:

Name Description

DHCPv6 Audit Logging

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol version6 (DHCPv6) servers include several logging features and server parameters that provide enhanced auditing capabilities. You might need to configure log settings to prevent the log from filling up or to give the server permissions to write to the log. You can configure the following properties to keep your DHCP server logs healthy:

  • The audit log file path
  • A maximum size restriction
  • An interval for disk checking
  • A minimum size requirement

DHCP Infrastructure