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New ways to do DHCP tasks

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

New ways to do familiar tasks

The following table lists common tasks for managing DHCP servers using the DHCP console. The user interface for performing these tasks is different in this version of Windows from the way it was in Windows NT 4.0.

Note

  • There are no significant user interface differences between Windows 2000, Windows XP, and the Windows Server 2003 family for this component.

 

If you want to In Windows NT 4.0 use In this version of Windows use

Install a DHCP server on this computer

Network in Control Panel

Add or Remove Programs

For more information, see Install a DHCP server.

Start the DHCP console

Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click DHCP Manager.

The DHCP console.

For more information, see Open the DHCP console.

Authorize a DHCP server in Active Directory prior to use

Not available in Windows NT Server 4.0

Log on first as a user who is a member of the Enterprise Admins group for the enterprise where you need to authorize the server.

For more information, see Authorize a DHCP server in Active Directory.

Start or stop a DHCP server

Services in Control Panel

The DHCP console.

For more information, see Start or stop a DHCP server.

Add a server to the DHCP console to manage

Server menu in DHCP Manager

The DHCP console.

For more information, see Connect to a DHCP server.

Add and configure a scope for a DHCP server

Create option on Scope menu in DHCP Manager

The DHCP console.

For more information, see Create a new scope.

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