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    Mikael Nystrom is a Microsoft MVP and Principal Architect at TrueSec

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Migrate DHCP from WS 2012 to WS 2012 R2

Posted by Mikael Nystrom on October 17, 2013

If you work as a consultant and charge by the hour, this is not something that will make you very rich…


Start an elevated PowerShell prompt

  • Execute the following command to save configuration and leases to a file
  • Export-DhcpServer -File C:\DHCPMigdata\DHCPdata.xml -Leases -Force -ComputerName –Verbose
  • Execute the following to import that configuration in the new server
  • Import-DhcpServer -File C:\DHCPMigdata\DHCPdata.xml -BackupPath C:\DHCPMigdata\ -Leases -ScopeOverwrite -Force -ComputerName –Verbose



One Response to “Migrate DHCP from WS 2012 to WS 2012 R2”

  1. Hah! I’ll try to procrastinate a bit Mike :p

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