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    • DHCP Leasing

      DHCP Leasing

      An Overview of DHCP In TCP/IP based networks, a unique IP address must be assigned to each computer. An IP address is a unique numeric identifier that identifies computers on the network. The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a service that can be implemented to automatically assign unique IP addresses to DHCP clients. DHCP

    • Securing DHCP Servers

      Securing DHCP Servers

      The DHCP server role is responsible for dynamically assigning IP addresses to DHCP clients, and for assigning additional TCP/IP configuration information to DHCP clients as well. This includes subnet mask information, default gateway IP addresses, Domain Name System (DNS) server IP addresses, and Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) server IP addresses. A DHCP must have

    • Managing the DHCP Server

      Managing the DHCP Server

      Management Tasks for the DHCP Server The common management tasks that you need to perform for your DHCP servers are listed below: Delegate DHCPadministration to individuals. View and analyze DHCPstatistical information. Change the status of the DHCP service. Configure superscopeadministration entities. Back up the DHCPserver database. Restore the DHCPserver database. Repair a corruptedDHCP server database.

    • DHCP and Remote Access

      DHCP and Remote Access

      DHCP and Remote Access Overview When a remote computer connects to a remote access server (RRAS), it is automatically provided with an IP address when the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) connection is established. You can configure the RRAS server to allocate IP addresses to remote clients from: A static range of IP addresses: This method is

    • DHCP Relay Agents

      DHCP Relay Agents

      The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is a service that runs at the application layer of the TCP/IP protocol stack to dynamically assign IP addresses to DHCP clients, and to allocate TCP/IP configuration information to DHCP clients. This includes subnet mask information, default gateway IP addresses, DNS IP addresses, and WINS IP addresses. The DHCP

    • Configuring DHCP

      Configuring DHCP

      Configuring the DHCP Server Environment The primary steps required for configuring and managing your DHCP server environment are: Install the DHCP service on a server. Authorize the DHCP server in Active Directory. Configure the necessary DHCP scopes for your subnets. Configure superscopes and multicast scopes. Configure the DHCP lease duration. Configure the DHCP options. Configure

    • Monitoring and Troubleshooting the DHCP Server

      Monitoring and Troubleshooting the DHCP Server

      Users can use the Event Viewer tool in the Administrative Tools folder to monitor DHCP activity. Event Viewer stores events that are logged into the system log, application log, and security log. The system log contains events that are associated with the operating system. The application log stores events that pertain to applications running on

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