troubleshooting Question

Changing DHCP to allow more than 254 ip addresses to be given out

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phoenix81Flag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
Windows OSWindows Server 2012Networking
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Hi All,

We have inherited a client who have a very basic network setup consisting of a Windows 2012 Standard server which is acting as their DHCP / DNS. It is on the 192.168.100.x range.

They would like to allow over 250 users to be able to connect to the network. However as you can see their range will only allow 250 users before the DHCP leases run out.

We havent had to do anything like this before as we only look after very small companies.

Would someone mind letting me know how we can go about editing their current dhcp to allow more users to connect? can i simply change the lease range to 192.168.x.x?

The gateway is currently

Their subnet is currently

Thanks in advance for any responses

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