DHCP Database

Windows 2000 DHCP servers use the performance-enhanced Exchange Server Storage engine version 4.0.

The DHCP service database is a dynamic database that is updated as DHCP clients are assigned or as they release their TCP/IP configuration parameters. Because the DHCP database is not a distributed database like the WINS server database, maintaining the DHCP service database is less complex.

Database Management

The following describes the administrative tasks for managing your DHCP database. To avoid high cost of ownership, these are performed by Windows 2000 automatically, but can also be done manually by the network administrator.

Record Management

There is no built-in limit to the number of records that a DHCP server can store. ...

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