Install and Configure DHCP Server on Windows Server

In this guide, I will show you step by step instructions for installing and configuring a Windows DHCP server. What is a DHCP Server? A DHCP server (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)  is a server that automatically assigns IP addresses to computers and other devices on the network. Without a DHCP server, each device on the … Read more

Windows Server DNS Zones Explained

In this guide, I’ll provide a quick overview of the different DNS Zone types for Windows Server and Active Directory. This will help you better understand and manage DNS and Active Directory. DNS Zones store DNS resource record information. Some common DNS records include: A Record: Name to IP address mapping CNAME: Maps an alias … Read more

Backup and Restore Windows DHCP Server

In this tutorial, you will learn how to backup and restore Windows DHCP server using the DHCP console and PowerShell. Have you ever experienced a DHCP server crash or failure?  All is calm until devices start rebooting. Users will complain that they can’t access email, the internet stops working and their apps no longer work.  That’s … Read more