IP Address Management (IPAM) Deployment Guide
Published: January 10, 2013
Updated: January 10, 2013
Applies To: Windows Server 2012
IP Address Management is a built-in framework provided in Windows Server® 2012 for discovering, monitoring, auditing, and managing the IP address space used on a corporate network. With IPAM, you can gain visibility and control over all aspects of your IP address infrastructure from a single console.
This guide is intended for use by system administrators and system engineers. It provides detailed guidance for deploying IPAM Server and IPAM Client based on a design that has been chosen. If your organization has not yet selected a design, see IPAM Deployment Planning. You can then use this guide to deploy IPAM in your production environment.
This guide provides steps for deploying IPAM using a distributed, centralized, or hybrid design using a Group Policy based or manual provisioning method.
Use the checklists in Implementing Your IPAM Design Plan to determine how best to use the instructions in this guide to deploy a particular design and provisioning method. For information about hardware and software requirements for deploying IPAM, see the Hardware and software requirements section in the IPAM Deployment Planning topic.