How to configure DHCP Server Scope in Windows Server 2012 R2

How to configure DHCP Server Scope in Windows Server 2012 R2

In this post, we’ll learn the steps to configure DHCP Server scope. DHCP is known as Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. It is used to assign a dynamic IP address to computers. It allows  the computers and devices to connect to the other network resources, such as DNS, WINS and routers.

Unlike static address, managing dynamic IP address is very simple and easy to manage. DHCP will help you centrally manage and configure IP address for your environment. You don’t need to maintain the list of IPs that you have already assigned or worry about assigning similar IP to multiple computers or issue of IP conflict.

Steps to configure DHCP server Scope

1.  To configure DHCP Server scope, click on Start button, select the down arrow and select DHCP icon.

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