DHCP Migration
I wa looking for a way to migrate my Windows Server 2003 DHCP server information to my newly built Windows Server 2008 Server. In the past, I have used netsh dhcp server import and export to backup and restore my configuration. Looking on Windows Server 2008, MS has removed the netsh dhcp import utility. Any idea on how to migrate the settings from Windows Server 2003 -> Windows Server 2008. --Tracy
February 11th, 2008 1:44am

NETSH DHCP Server Import/Export command is still there in Windows Server 2008. Thanks -RamaSubbu SK Personal Blog
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March 3rd, 2008 11:29pm

Syntax: netsh dhcp show server server \\servername export / import (or use ? to get all available commands)
April 5th, 2008 12:19pm

hi all, ok from your intsruction , i know now how to export the DHCP server configurations from the Windows Server 2003 DHCP Server, but about importing these configurations into Windows Server 2008 ! should i install the DHCP role first on the windows server 2008 ?? during the installation it asks you for the scope, ipv4 settings, ipv6 settings, should i populate all these settings ?? then what is the point of the migration ?? or is there a way to install the dhcp server on windows server 2008 without setting these settings, and simply then import the exported configurations ?
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April 6th, 2008 1:22am

Yes, You need to install the DHCP role on server 2008. Follow these stepsBack up the DHCP data base as per the following link (extra careful step)http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc728300(WS.10).aspxthen export and import the DHCP as given inhttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/325473Raj
September 30th, 2009 8:43am

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