O'Reilly logo

Inside Windows® Server 2003 by William Boswell

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Configuring DHCP to Support DNS

If you have downlevel clients that you want to register in DNS, you can take advantage of the DHCP proxy features for Dynamic DNS registration. This proxy makes it possible to move large numbers of desktops and servers over to DNS-enabled name resolution very quickly.

The DHCP proxy feature was structured using the provisions of Internet Draft draft-ietf-dhc-dhcp-dns-10.txt, “Interaction Between DHCP and DNS.” This draft outlines the use of a new DHCP option called Client FQDN, option 81. This option includes a new message format that a client can use to inform the DHCP server of its FQDN. The DHCP server uses this information to send a DNS Update message to the DNS server on behalf of the client.

Important: If ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required