We use DHCP reservations at work for hundreds of printers to be able to quickly/easily manage all of our printer IP addresses.
Some people think that DHCP reservations are a waste of time (I know, it sounds crazy but I actually worked for a so-called IT support company at one point who made fun of places who used DHCP Resevations), but once you start to implement it within an organization you quickly realize how valuable it is to make it easier to manage devices and their associated IP addresses.
How to Setup DHCP Reservations.
Server: Windows Server 2008 R2
QUICK TIP to find a MAC address when you know the IP:
- In a command prompt, first ping the IP address, then run arp -a (ip address)
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