Setting Up DHCP Relay Agents

In an ideal configuration, you'll have multiple DHCP servers on each subnet. However, because this isn't always possible, you can configure your routers to forward DHCP broadcasts or configure a computer on the network to act as a relay agent. Any computer running Windows Server 2003 can act as a relay agent. Doing so requires that Routing and Remote Access be configured and enabled on the computer first, and then you can configure the computer as a relay agent using the Routing And Remote Access console.

Configuring and Enabling Routing and Remote Access

To start the Routing And Remote Access console, click Start, Programs or All Programs, Administrative Tools, Routing And Remote Access. If the computer you want to ...

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