Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol for Windows Server 2003

Published: October 2, 2003


The Windows Server 2003 operating system includes an enhanced implementation of the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). This paper outlines the features of DHCP, the Windows Server 2003 implementation of the technology, basic deployment information, and best practices for use. Based on industry standards, DHCP for Windows Server 2003 supports Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Requests for Comments (RFCs) 2131 and 2132.

Included in This Document

  • Introduction

  • DHCP Features in Windows Server 2003

  • DHCP Overview

  • DHCP Deployment

  • Best Practices

  • Summary

  • Related Links

  • Appendix A: Predefined Options for DHCP Clients

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