Networking

Reinstall IP stack:

>> Network Properties
>> Install > Protocol
>> Have Disk
>> C:\Windows\inf > TCP/IP

Disable IPv6:

Network Properties >> Uncheck IPv6 (Vista)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip6\Parameters\DisabledComponents
if …\DisabledComponents is missing > create the key
\DisabledComponents > New > DWORD (32-bit) Value > DisableIPv6 > Hex = 0xffffffff
Network Properties >> Uncheck IPv6
(Vista) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip6\Parameters\DisabledComponents
(if …\DisabledComponents is missing > create the key\DisabledComponents > New > DWORD (32-bit) Value >…
…> DisableIPv6 > Hex = 0xffffffff

Migrating DHCP:
  1. Export the DHCP settings from your old Windows server.
  2. Import those settings into the server that’s running Windows Server 2008.

On old 2000 server

    1. Disable & stop the DHCP service
    2. Export HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ DhcpServer > Configuration key
    3. Copy the entire contents of the %SystemRoot%\System32\Dhcp folder

On 2008 server

  1. Install the DHCP Server service
  2. Stop the DHCP service
  3. Import HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ DhcpServer > Configuration key
  4. Copy and replace %SystemRoot%\System32\Dhcp folder”

On old 2003 server

    1. CMD > netsh dhcp server export C:\w2k3-dhcp.txt all

On 2008 server

    1. Install the DHCP Server service
    2. Stop the DHCP service
    3. Copy w2k3-dhcp.txt to the root of the C: volume on your new server
    4. CMD > netsh dhcp server import c:\dhcpdatabase.txt all
    5. Start the DHCP administrative console and verify that your scopes and configurations made their way to your new server.

Post Migration

      1. Open the DHCP console from the Administrative Tools
      2. Reconcile all scopes = Action | Reconcile All Scopes > Reconcile

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