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…

In this tutorial, I’ll show you step by step instructions for setting up DNS aging and scavenging on Windows DNS Servers.  What is DNS Aging and Scavenging?  It is a Windows DNS Server feature that will automate the cleanup of stale dynamically registered DNS records.   DNS Scavenging will only remove records based on their timestamp.…

Having DNS resolution problems? Do you need to clear the DNS cache on a Windows 10 computer or Server? Then you’re in the right place. In this post, I’ll show you how to quickly clear the DNS cache using the command line, Windows Server DNS console and PowerShell. Clear DNS Cache on Windows 10 This…

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…

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…