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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William Stanek

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Managing DHCP Scopes

After you install a DHCP server, you need to configure the scopes that the DHCP server will use. Scopes are pools of IP addresses that you can lease to clients. As explained earlier in Understanding Scopes, you can create three types of scopes: superscopes used with IPv4 addresses, normal scopes used with IPv4 and IPv6 addresses, and multicast scopes used with IPv4 addresses.

Creating and Managing Superscopes

A superscope is a container for IPv4 scopes in much the same way that an organizational unit is a container for Active Directory objects. Superscopes help you manage scopes available on the network. With a superscope you can activate or deactivate multiple scopes through a single action. You can also view statistics for ...

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