Backup and restore DHCP in Win 2008 Server
Posted on 2011-03-23
How to backup and restore DHCP in Win 2008 R2 server, using the Windows native tools ?
Also, please advise on how to automate the DHCP backup on a daily basis using windows scheduler?
I have two windows 2008 R2 servers in the same subnet and have installed DHCP services on both servers. But, I have configured and authorised DHCP scopes only for DHCP01 ( 10.189.125.7 ) and also enabled IP helper address to point to the 10.189.125.7 server. Now, when the DHCP01 fails, I need to bring the DHCP02 as the DHCP server by importing the DHCP backup file. Thanks in advance.
DHCP01 - 10.189.125.7 ( Active Server )
DHCP02-10.189.125.8 ( Secondary server )