What is a Windows DHCP server?
A DHCP server (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is a server that automatically assigns an IP address and other network configuration parameters to computers and other devices on the network. The software is integrated with Microsoft Active Directory ecosystem providing IPv4 and IPv6 DHCP services.
Windows DHCP server monitoring
This package use SNMP to monitor the Windows DHCP Server usage and pool availability.
The statistics gathered in this way include:
- Activity: gets global metrics such as DHCP server start time, number of lease offers, acks, declines, number of requests, and number of discovery messages received.
- DHCP Pools: get the subnet, pending offers, number of used and free addresses, and the occupation rate for each pool