How to enable DHCP server logging ?

Enable DHCP server logging

1/ Start the DHCP MMC
2/ Select “properties” on your DHCP Server
3/ And select “Enable DHCP audit logging” checkbox


Now, you can browse %systemroot%\system32\dhcp directory.
A new file is created : DhcpSrvLog-XXX.log

example : DhcpSrvLog-Thu.log, DhcpSrvLog-Wed.log, …

You can also enable by PowerShell :

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