Windows Server: How to configure Multiscope DHCP on Windows Server 2012 combine the Fortigate running DHCP Relay


The DHCP Relay Agent is a configuration that is set for the device to receive the client’s IP request information and forward this information to the DHCP server

How to configure

Step 1: Configure DHCP Server on Windows Server 2012

  • Log in to Windows Server by Admin account
  • Click Add roles and features -> DHCP Server
  • Click Add Features -> Click Next to continue
  • Click Next to continue
  • Click Next to continue
  • Click Install
  • Click Complete DHCP configuration
  • Click Next to continue
  • Choose Skip AD authorization -> Click Commit
  • Click Close
  • Tools -> DHCP
  • Right click in IPv4 choose New Scope to create a new DHCP pool
  • Enter Name -> Click Next to continue
  • Enter Start IP address, End IP address, Length, Subnet mask -> Click Next
  • If you want to exclude 1 or more IP addresses in range IP, you can create in Add exclusions and relay -> Click Next
  • Enter lease time -> Click Next
  • Choose Yes, I want to configure these options now -> Click Next
  • Add a Default Gateway IP address -> Click Next
  • Add DNS Server you want -> Click Next
  • Choose Yes, I want to activate this scope now -> Click Next
  • Click Finish

Step 2: Configure DHCP relay on firewall to transfer request to provide dhcp of client

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