Our DHCP server is running out of addresses in its range. How can I increase the range?

We have Windows Server 2008r2 as a DC\DNS\DHCP server.

current scope range - ( (starting IP

All servers sub nets are already set to ( (ip's from

How would i increase the host range? Do I just change the range to - ( releash all ips first.. so that clients get the new subnet?

Any help would be great thanks. ( this stuff makes my head hurt! :)


How about create a new scope, or you can configure the lease time for ip address.

  • going to be making alot of updates to the network soon so i think i will hold off untill then.. ( new ip phones and switches..vlans) – Justin Hall Dec 22 '14 at 15:36

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