Using netsh command to extract dhcp client list

Applies to Windows Server 2008 and above

Please note that in future versions of Windows, Microsoft might remove the Netsh Functionality for DHCP Server. The recommended usage is with Windows Powershell. We will explore that in a later post.

In this example I have considered DHCP Server as \\mydhcpservername and scope as 192.168.0.0

Run Command Prompt

c:\>netsh
netsh>dhcp
netsh dhcp>server
netsh dhcp server>\\mydhcpservername
netsh dhcp server>show scope 192.168.0.0

Changed the Current Scope Context to 192.168.0.0 Scope

netsh dhcp server scope>show client 1

The above command will list the following in the below order

  • IP Address
  • Subnet Mask
  • MAC Address
  • Lease Expiry
  • Type of Lease
  • Name of┬áConnected Device