Category Archives: DHCP

Configuring Windows Server 2012 R2 DHCP Failover with PowerShell and Resolving Custom Options Error 20010.

For the first time, WS 2012 R2 offers a true DHCP failover and load balance solution that works. After recently migrating to Windows Server 2012 R2 DHCP, I went a step further to configure failover to a partner server with … Continue reading

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Migrating DHCP from Windows Server 2003 SP2 to WS 2012 R2 Platform .

Migrating DHCP from WS2003 to WS2012 R2 with PowerShell on the source server throws a dhcp version conflict error. The recommendation is to use NetShell for the initial export and import . 1) Login to the current WS2003 DHCP Server … Continue reading

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Setting Up a WS2012 R2 Windows Deployment Server (WDS) for Pre-Boot Execution Environment (PXE).

In this post I want to quickly go through my experience setting up a Windows Deployment Server for PXE Boot(Pre-Boot Execution Environment) for my lab servers. Platform is Windows Server 2012 R2 .I outline the steps as follows: 1) Open … Continue reading

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Configuring InterVLAN Routing on a Layer 3 Switch and providing DHCP to multiple subnets Part 2

In part 2 of this topic, I will show how to configure the Switch Virtual Interfaces and IP Helper addresses on the Cisco 3750G EMI: L3Switch(config)#interface vlan 20 L3Switch(config-if)# ip address 10.0.2.1 255.255.255.0 (Configure IP Address on the vlan 20 … Continue reading

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Configuring InterVLAN Routing on a Layer 3 Switch and providing DHCP to multiple subnets Part 1

In this series, I would like to post my practical experience in setting up multiple VLANs/subnets and using a Layer 3 switch to route traffic across them. The post will also include my configuration steps enabling the use of a … Continue reading

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