All about DHCP Auditing

In this post, I would be discussing about DHCP Audit logging and how to tweak it to your specific situation. DHCP Audit logging can be customized using the following parameters: 1)      The directory path in which the DHCP service stores audit log files: 2)      A maximum size restriction (in MB) for the total amount of…

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RManager – A tool to manage reservations

Reservation Manager:Reservations are a critical feature in the DHCP server. Reservations’ are generally used for centralized static IP address assignment for critical machines. This way the IP address of the critical machines which serves critical functions in the network will not have dynamically assigned IP address which can change over time. The reservation manager is a…

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How to find out how many more addresses are available in the DHCP server?

I got a couple of questions from a collegue regarding configuring DHCP server from a client machine. Before you can configure the DHCP server from a client machine like XP through netsh or MMC, you need to install something. Please refer: http://blogs.msdn.com/anto_rocks/archive/2005/04/05/405511.aspx Now coming to the questions: 1)     from a client side, I would like…

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How to programatically set/view the DNS settings.

How to programmactically set/view the DNS settings that we set in the DNS tab of the Server/Scope/Reservation property page?Before we investigate how to retrieve this information, let me first explain to you that this information is persisted as a DHCP standard option. The option number that is using is option number 81. Having said that…

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