Go Up
You are here: DeploymentConfigure IT InfrastructureWindows ServerConfigure DHCP-Server Operational Log

Configure DHCP-Server Operational Log

Configure these settings only if you want to monitor DHCP changes.

NOTE: The DHCP role is required to view and enable the DHCP-Operational log.

  1. On the computer where DHCP server role is installed, navigate to Start Windows Administrative Tools (Windows Server 2016) or Administrative Tools (Windows 2012 R2 and below) Event Viewer.

  2. Navigate to Event Viewer tree Applications and Services Logs Microsoft Windows and expand the DHCP-Server node.
  3. Right-click the Operational log and select Properties.

  4. Make sure Enable logging is enabled.

  5. Set Maximum log size to 4 GB.
  6. Make sure Do not overwrite events (Clear logs manually) is cleared. If selected, change the retention method to Overwrite events as needed (oldest events first).

Go Up