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Disable DHCP Service on a SBS 2011 Server

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Hi, i have to install an SBS 2011 Server in a Lan with a Router that is used for VPN connections between branch offices and remote workers.
The problem is that i can't disable DHCP on the router because of the vpn's.
Is there any way to setup SBS (and  working) without configure it as a DHCP server??
Thanks!
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SBS will complain if you disable DHCP on the server, but it is more than capable of handling the VPN traffic, so you can move the VPN role to the server and then disable that on the router and DHCP too, then SBS will be 100% happy.

Alan
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You can always set up the VPNs with static IPs on the remote machines but if you configure RRAS on the SBS server correctly and port forward 1723 on the router to the SBS you should not need to.
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So you are saying that i can keep the vpn connections between branch officess and configure vpn on the SBS for the teleworkers? Or disable all vpn connections on ther router?
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Sorry, missed the branch office bit.

do you VPN between the offices or is there a persistent tunnel?
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Now we have 5 persistent tunnels between the 5 offices and the central company.
Also 10 vpn tunnels for teleworkers

I disable DHCP service from the sbs console advance view and it seems working. (until now) :-)
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The Inter-Office VPN's are fine left on the routers.

For the teleworkers you can use the SBS server for PPTP VPN tunnels happily.
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