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Upgrading and Repairing Networks, Fifth Edition by Mark Edward Soper, Terry W Ogletree

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CHAPTER 28. BOOTP and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

SOME OF THE MAIN TOPICS IN THIS CHAPTER ARE

What Is BOOTP? 482

Taking BOOTP One Step Further: DHCP 489

Installing and Configuring a DHCP Server on Windows 2000/2003 497

Using DHCP with Red Hat Linux 517

Configuring a Router or WAP to Provide DHCP Services 519

You should read this chapter and Chapter 29, “Network Name Resolution,” as though they were one, because they cover both sides of the coin when talking about how computers are uniquely identified on a network. This chapter deals with the specifics of how computers can be set up to automatically receive addressing and other information when they boot. This relieves the system administrator from having to manually configure ...

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