You can use this procedure to split a DHCP IPv4 scope.

Membership in the Administrators or DHCP Administrators group is the minimum required to complete this procedure.

To split a DHCP scope
  1. Open the DHCP Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in.

  2. In the console tree, double-click the DHCP server you want to configure.

  3. Right-click IPv4 and then right-click the scope you want to split.

  4. Click Advanced and then click Split-Scope.

  5. Follow the instructions in the DHCP Split-Scope Configuration Wizard.


    The DHCP Split-Scope Configuration Wizard is only available for IPv4 scopes.

Additional Resources

For a list of Help topics providing related information, see Configuring DHCP Server Role Settings.

For updated detailed IT pro information about DHCP and selectively enabling or disabling DHCP server bindings, see the Windows Server 2008 documentation on the Microsoft TechNet Web site.