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SBS2008 dhcp settings for: server on broadband1 & users on broadband2

Hi,

How can I configure dhcp settings for dhcp-enabled windows workstations to use broadband2 (2nd line) to browse as opposed to broadband1 which I'd like to dedicate exclusively for server/exchange use?

I could manually change IP settings for each workstation but that's not practical.

SBS2008 SERVER settings : ip 192.168.0.2/sub 255.255.255.0/ gateway 192.168.0.250 / dnds 192.168.0.2

Broadband1 on gateway 192.168.0.250 : reserved for server use incl. Exchange

Broadband2 on router gateway 192.168.0.251 : for workstation browsing

Thanks
Jay
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yo_beeDirector of ITCommented:
Confused here.
So all servers are using one Internet easement and all workstations are using the other?

1: How many servers are you talking about?
2: are the workstations talking to the servers on the same subnet?

Seems like a very confusing setup.

Can elaborate more ?
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Jay_RatansiAuthor Commented:
thanks for your prompt response!

The site has rather poor broadband (adsl over telephone line)  hence the 2nd line.

The servers themselves aren't an issue : SBS2008 Domain Controller/Exchange server on 192.68.0.2 and 2nd L.O.B. server (SQL) on 192.168.0.11 are on static ip settings configured for gateway1 on 192.168.0.250 and this will continue.

current: workstations setup for dhcp currently auto pick gateway1 on 192.168.0.250

required: would like workstations on dhcp to pick gateway2 on 192.168.0.251

hope this clarifies.
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yo_beeDirector of ITCommented:
Why not just hard set the severs on the one gateway and the dhcp option  set for the other gateway. No real need to try and do both since your servers should be static.
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Manpreet SIngh KhatraSolutions Architect, Project LeadCommented:
While you enable DHCP you can dedicate it with a Gateway server as well.

Configuring Windows Server 2008 DHCP Servers
http://www.techotopia.com/index.php/Configuring_Windows_Server_2008_DHCP_Servers

The next screen provides the option to configure DHCP options (such as default gateway, DNS and WINS servers) which will be provided to clients along with the dynamic IP address. If the yes option is selected, the wizard will present a series of screens where these options may be specified if required. On each screen enter the appropriate information, or leave the page blank if the option is required (for example not all configurations require a WINS server). If "no" is selected the wizard will skip to the Activate Scope screen where, as the name suggests, the new scope may be activated. Once activated the wizard may be closed. The new scope is now defined and active

- Rancy
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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasyPrincipal ConsultantCommented:
This type of traffic shaping is really best done by your router/firewall.  What type of device are you using?

Jeff
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