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How to Backup and Restore DHCP Database

Can someone please tell me how I would go about backing up a DHCP database on a Windows 2000 Server, stopping the service on that server and then restoring it to a new Windows 2003 Server and activating it.

I would appreciate any advice from the experts.

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MarionTaylor
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Rant32Commented:
This is a step-by-step explanation of how to do it:

How to move a DHCP database from a computer that is running Windows NT Server 4.0, Windows 2000, or Windows Server 2003 to a computer that is running Windows Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/325473/en-us

Basically:
- Stop Win2000 DHCP Server
- Jetpack the database
- Use DHCP Export Import tool
- Install and start Win2003 DHCP server
- netsh dhcp server import c:\dhcpdatabase.txt all
- Authorize Win2003 DHCP server.
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MarionTaylorAuthor Commented:

Thanks Rant32.

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