DHCP is a vital service on networks today to centrally control TCP/IP addresses on a network. You can configure Windows Server 2003 to act as a DHCP server. This Screen By Screen walks you through the process of how to do so.
Begin by clicking Start | Administrative Tools | DHCP. When the DHCP console starts, start by selecting the DHCP server in the left pane of the DHCP console.
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