How do I install the DHCP Server Service?

A. The DHCP server service can only be install on a NT Server.

  1. Start the Network Control Applet by clicking on Network from Control Panel (Start - Settings - Control Panel) or right click on Network Neighborhood and select Properties
  2. Click on the Services tab and click Add
  3. Select "Microsoft DHCP Server" and click OK
  4. You will be prompted to insert the NT Server installation CD or say where the i386 directory is
  5. A warning that all local adapters must use a static IP address and click OK
  6. Click Close and select Yes to reboot

Under Windows 2000 to install perform the following:

  1. Start the Add/Remove Programs Control Panel applet (Start - Settings - Control Panel - Add/Remove Programs)
  2. In the left hand pane click 'Add/Remove Windows Components"
  3. Click the 'Components' button to start the Components wizard
  4. Click Next
  5. Select 'Networking Services' and click Details
  6. Check the 'Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)' option and click OK
  7. Click Next and the relevant files and services will be configured.
  8. Click Finish when all operations have completed
  9. Click Close to the Add/Remove Programs dialog

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