Dual DHCP Servers on Microsoft Windows

- Windows 2012 Server

1. Export from SERVER1
netsh dhcp server export \\FILESERVER01\IT\scripts\dhcp.txt all

2. Import to SERVER2
Add-WindowsFeature -IncludeManagementTools dhcp
netsh dhcp add securitygroups
Restart-service dhcpserver
netsh dhcp server import \\FILESERVER01\IT\scripts\dhcp.txt all

3. Setup Failover

Add-DhcpServerv4Failover –ComputerName dhcp1.kimconnect.com -PartnerServer dhcp2.kimconnect.com –Name server2016.kimconnect.com- –ScopeID –ServerRole Active -Force

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