Set up SBS 2011 using router to run DHCP
Posted on 2011-09-10
I am setting up a SBS 2011 Std machine for the very first time; no prior experience setting up a server OS other than Windows Home Server.
When the CTIW runs it sees that I have a router (LINKSYS WRT310n) running DHCP and wants me to disable it on the router. When I click 'Postpone' to doing that, if I try to move forward in setting up the server it tells me I have no internet connection, even though I obviously do.
My main question is: Do I have to let SBS 2011 do DHCP on the network? At this point there are no plans to set up Exchange email on this server, it is basically going to be used in a small office environment as an application and file server. I also have a remote location that will need to access it.
Also, if I must run DHCP on the server, I keep seeing information that it only supports 1 NIC; but wouldn't it need to support 2? 1 for the LAN and 1 for the WAN?