Using cascaded relay agents with Windows DHCP Windows Server 2012

Introduction Deploying DHCP failover translates into deploying more DHCP servers working in an Active-Active or Active-Passive mode for a set of scopes/subnets. Given the limitations in certain older switches/routers on the number of IP helpers that can be configured, configuring additional IP helpers to reach these new servers can become a problem. This problem can…

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DHCP policies based on Relay Agent Information Option (option 82), DHCP Snooping and IP Source Guard

Introduction DHCP server in Windows Server 2012 provides support for provisioning customized IP address and network configurations to DHCP clients using DHCP policies. Policies can be created based on several criteria one of which is relay agent information option – commonly referred as option 82. To get a better understanding on DHCP server policies and…

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