dhcp in Windows Xp

Posted on 2003-03-16
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Last Modified: 2013-11-30
Is it possible to install and configure a DHCP Server in Windows Xp Professional?
Question by:asantini41
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ID: 8146748
I have a two computers network. My own pc runs both Linux nd Windows Xp. I Use dhcp on Linux and want the same in Xp, but found no info about this.

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Yawgmoth earned 150 total points
ID: 8146775
This copany sells windows DHCP servers
Windows Installer or Windows Components in Add/Remove software does not offer an option of a DHCP server.


chances are you may even be able to find some free once
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ID: 8146776
The Windows XP Pro do not have the DHCP Server services. But is some programs who can provide DHCP services runing on the windows.
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ID: 8146819
If you enable ICS in XP, it will become a DHCP server, although there is virtually no way to modify the configuration of it. http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/xp_ics/

Else, Yawgmoth is correct, there are several 3d party DHCP servers that you can install on XP.
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