SCCM Lab & DHCP

David Heinz 6 Reputation points
2022-10-20T17:37:43.64+00:00

Is there a way of configuring a DHCP server so that you can run an SCCM lab environment totally separate from production?

Windows DHCP
Windows DHCP
Windows: A family of Microsoft operating systems that run across personal computers, tablets, laptops, phones, internet of things devices, self-contained mixed reality headsets, large collaboration screens, and other devices.DHCP: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). A communications protocol that lets network administrators manage centrally and automate the assignment of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses in an organization's network.
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  1. Gary Reynolds 9,396 Reputation points
    2022-10-20T19:34:45.893+00:00

    Yes it is possible, DHCP is a broadcast based protocol, if you want use a separate test DHCP server, that doesn't impact production you will need to configure a separate network broadcast zone using a route and separate ip subnet.

    Gary.

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  2. Garth 5,801 Reputation points
    2022-10-20T22:17:11.51+00:00

    ok i will bite, you can run two or more cm site within one ip range. so... what is the need for dhcp for?

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