Migrate DHCP server role from 2008 to 2012r2 with Powershell


Step-by-step instructions to migrate the DHCP server role from a windows 2008 server to a 2012R2 server with Powerhsell.

First install the migration tools on the target and the source server.


Import the servermigration tools on the source server (2008r2 in this case). Make sure the Migration tools are not alredy installed on the computer.

Next, export the settings on the source server

Next, copy the svrmig.mig file to the target server.

On the target server execute the following commands

Reboot the target server

Autorise the DHCP server in the AD

Discard the source DHCP server.

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