Chapter 6. Network administration

The network is the foundation of an organization’s information system and enables computers and other devices to communicate with one another and with the Internet. Network services such as Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers and Domain Name System (DNS) servers simplify the configuration and management of IP address information and network names. To adequately fulfill these roles, such services must be available for clients that need them and be secure from attack.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 include enhancements to the DHCP Server and DNS Server roles that can help increase DHCP availability and safeguard DNS name resolution from being compromised or misused. Windows ...

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