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Windows Server® 2008 Server Core Administrator's Pocket Consultant by Mitch Tulloch

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Chapter 8. DHCP Server Role

DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) lets you reduce the administration burden of configuring hosts on a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) network by dynamically leasing IP addresses and other configuration settings to clients so they can communicate on the network. DHCP servers are, therefore, the backbone of reliable network communications, and the Server Core installation of Windows Server 2008 supports running the DHCP Server role for this purpose. This chapter looks at how to install, manage, and troubleshoot DHCP servers running on Server Core.

Installing the DHCP Server Role on Server Core

Installing the DHCP Server role on Server Core is straightforward and can be done from the command ...

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