Windows 2000 Install DHCP Server
Windows 2000 uses/installs as
default TCP/IP protocol. While in a small home network it is easy
to assign manually the IP-addresses (or use the Windows98/ME
Auto-IP-configuration and / or
Auto-IP-configuration), you will on an
office network like to use the "comfort"
of using a DHCP-server to control and manage the distribution of
Like on Windows NT4, where the DHCP-server is only available on NT4-Server and not with
Windows NT4-workstation, the DHCP-server is not included in
Windows2000 Professional, but
only on the Windows 2000 Server versions.
Note: on the system, where the
DHCP-server is getting installed, you MUST
use a static
(= manually assigned) IP-address :
||Like with all other
Server related components,
you can start the setup
of the DHCP-server from
"Configure Your Server",
which is part of the
On the left side, expand on "Networking"
, select "DHCP" and then
start the "Windows Component Wizard"
To start the "Windows Component Wizard",
you could also have used in the Control-Panel the
applet for "Add / Remove Programs"
and selected to "Add / Remove Windows Components"
Select (click on) the line "Networking Services"
and then click on the button "Details"
||Locate and select the
line by placing
the checkmark on :
"Dynamic Host Configuration
(other items may already be
continue with "OK"
Back in the window of
continue now with "Next"
||The system will rumble
configuring the network components.
and then you are "Finished"