Steps to Migrate WINS and DHCP to a New Server and Subnet?

Discussion in 'Server Networking' started by dave b, Jan 26, 2006.

  1. dave b

    dave b Guest

    What I am looking for is documentation on, instuctions or the the steps
    required to migrate WINS and DHCP to a new Server and Subnet. For example.
    Do I lower the lease times on the existing DHCP servers before the migration?
    At what point do I activate the new DHCP servers and deactivate the old
    servers? Same type of questions regrding WINS.

    I curently have 3 subnets: Active Active Active (migrating to this Subnet)

    Current WINS / DHCP Setup

    NT4 DHCP Server on the 204 Subnet
    W2003 DHCP Server on Subnet
    W2000 Primary WINS on the 204 Subnet
    W2000 Backup WINS on the 204 Subnet

    The services listed listed above will be migrated to a primary and backup
    server on the 10.55.2.XXX subnet:

    One Primary Windows 2003 server running DHCP, WINS annd Print Services.

    One Backup Windows 2003 Server running DHCP, WINS annd Print Services

    The current AD DC / DNS Server will be migrated to the 10.55.2.XXX subnet.

    Any help or advice is greatly appreciated.

    dave b, Jan 26, 2006
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