Chapter 20. Managing DHCP

DHCP essentials

DHCP security considerations


Planning DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 implementations

Setting up DHCP servers

Configuring TCP/IP options

Advanced DHCP configuration and maintenance

Setting up DHCP relay agents

MOST Microsoft Windows networks should be configured to use Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). DHCP simplifies administration and makes it easier for users to get their computer on the organization’s network. How does DHCP do this? DHCP is a protocol that allows client computers to start up and automatically receive an Internet Protocol (IP) address and other related Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) settings such as the subnet mask, default gateway, Domain Name System (DNS) ...

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