Advanced DHCP Configuration and Maintenance

When you install the DHCP Server service, many advanced features are configured for you automatically, including audit logging, network bindings, integration with DNS, and DHCP database backups. All of these features can be fine-tuned to optimize performance, and many of these features, such as auditing, logging, and backups, should be periodically monitored.

Configuring DHCP Audit Logging

Auditing logging is enabled by default for the DHCP Server service and is used to track DHCP processes and requests in log files. The DHCP logs are stored in the %SystemRoot%\System32\ DHCP folder by default. In this folder you'll find a different log file for each day of the week. For example, the log file for Monday ...

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