You can move a DHCP database from one server computer (the source server) to another server computer (the destination server). To accomplish the migration of the DHCP database, first backup the source database and then restore the database on the destination DHCP server.

For more information, see More About DHCP Backup and Restore and More About Exporting and Importing the DHCP Database

Additional Resources

For a list of Help topics providing related information, see Recommended tasks for the DHCP server role.

For updated detailed IT pro information about DHCP, see the Windows Server® 2008 documentation on the Microsoft TechNet Web site.