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MCSE: Windows 2000 Exams in a Nutshell by Paul Murphy, Michael Moncur

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Securing Network Services

DHCP and Dynamic DNS

Client OS

With DHCP

Without DHCP

Windows 9x

DHCP server updates both the A and PTR records.

No dynamic updating is available.

Windows NT

DHCP server updates both the A and PTR records.

No dynamic updating is available.

Windows 2000

Client updates A record only, DHCP server updates PTR record.

Client updates both the A and PTR records.

RIS Security

Requires PXE-enabled remote boot
Requires an RIS server
Requires a DNS server
Requires a DHCP server
Cannot upgrade from Windows 95/98/Me or NT

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