DHCP Not handing out addresses after importing all settings?

Here is the scenario I ran into… Following the import of all DHCP data from a “soon to be retired” DHCP/DC (2003) to a new DHCP/DC (2008 R2) and the subsequent demotion of the old DHCP/DC, new DHCP leases were not being handed out to clients. The DHCP Server Service was restarted and the following error came into the System Event log.



Looks like following the Import the Bindings are not properly configured, which if you think about it makes sense as the adapter and/or the address would be different.

Here’s how to Configure the DHCP Server bindings.