DHCP Client service state when running static IPs

Posted on 2006-04-19
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
I have a bunch of servers with static IPs. I have a group policy which disables the DHCP client service. Is the any reason why I can't set the dhcp client service to manual or automatically so that services like WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service do not fail at startup? The DHCP service wont screw up the static IPs or something stupid like that?
Question by:GlennCameron
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    Leave the DHCP client service on automatic startup, or you'll disable dynamic DNS updates as well! Yes, it's safe to keep it running if you have a static IP.

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