Chapter 64. DHCP CLIENT/SERVER IMPLEMENTATION, FEATURES, AND IPV6 SUPPORT

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The preceding chapters in this part describe the fundamentals of the operation of DHCP: the address leasing system, configuration processes, and messaging. With this foundation in place, we can now proceed to look into some of the more interesting details of how DHCP is implemented. We can also delve into some of the extra capabilities and special features that change the basic DHCP mechanisms we have already studied.

In this chapter, I discuss DHCP client/server implementation issues, special features that enhance the protocol, and some of the problems and issues related ...

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