The DHCP Management Pack, part of the Operations Manager component of Microsoft System Center 2012, enables advanced logging and monitoring of the DHCP environment. For example, the DHCP Management Pack enables monitoring of the availability of the DHCP service, the filtering status, and the status of scopes to help prevent scope exhaustion.
Implementing a DHCP Management Pack requires Microsoft System Center 2012. The DHCP Management Pack is imported into Operations Manager. Creating a new management pack is recommended to incorporate any changes to the DHCP Management Pack without affecting the original configuration.
Table 2-1 outlines several scenarios for monitoring a DHCP infrastructure.