How to Configure DHCP Server Reservation in Windows Server 2012 R2

How to Configure DHCP Server Reservation in Windows Server 2012 R2

In this post, we’ll learn the steps to Configure DHCP Server Reservation in Windows Server 2012 R2. Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is used to provide dynamic IP address to the computers in a network. In the previous posts, we have learned the steps to Install and Configure DHCP server. Now in this post, we will learn the steps to Configure DHCP Server Reservation.

DHCP server reservation is used to reserve a specific IP address for a particular computer in a network. Using DHCP reservations, administrators can assign a permanent IP address to the client computers without configuring static IP addresses manually, it can also be used to assign an IP address to Servers but it is not recommended. It will eliminate the efforts of configuring static IP addresses on servers and client computers which require same IP address.

Steps to Configure DHCP Server Reservation in Windows Server 2012 R2

1. Open DHCP, right click on Reservations and then click on “New Reservation” to create a new reservation of an IP address for a particular MAC address.

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